“Wehewehe” (VEH-hey-VEH-hey) means “to explain” in Hawaiian. A “puke wehewehe” is a dictionary - an “explanation book.”
This app is a Hawaiian-English/English-Hawaiian dictionary, a native wrapper around the dictionary services provided by the excellent online resource WEHEWEHE.ORG. As such, an active Internet connection is required to use this app.
A “kiʻi” is an image, statue, picture, photograph, drawing, diagram, illustration, likeness, cartoon, idol, doll, petroglyph, etc.:
- Native wrapper to the online services of WEHEWEHE.ORG
- Hawaiian Dictionary (Pukui/Elbert dictionary) Copyright © 2003 by University of Hawaiʻi Press
- Māmaka Kaiao Copyright © 2003 by ʻAha Pūnana Leo and Hale Kuamoʻo
- Place Names of Hawaiʻi (Pukui/Elbert/Mookini) Copyright © 1974, 2004 by University of Hawaiʻi Press
- Hawaiʻi Place Names (John R.K. Clark) Copyright © 2002, 2004 by University of Hawaiʻi Press