Distance Learning Directory

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Android & iOS App

Learn ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi by diving right in to pick up on patterns. Click image to learn more or search for "Duolingo" in your app store.


Android & iOS App

Learn new Hawaiian words in just five minutes a day. Click image to learn more or search for "Drops Hawaiian" in your app store.

iOS and Windows App

Fun app for keiki and ohana alike to learn sentence patterns, vocabulary and pronunciation.

iOS app

Hawaiian language word game to play with others! Available only on iOS.

Hawaiian Language Subtitles

ʻŌleloflix is a project of Mana Studios and seeks to provide Hawaiian Language subtitles for Netflix through an internet browser extension! The extension is not yet released, however, users can contribute subtitle translations by clicking "add a movie."

ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi Video Series

This fun 13 episode series for beginners aired on Oiwi TV and is now available for you to watch on their website or YouTube.

ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi Instagram Account

Learn basic words, phrases and sentence patterns through a platform you already use! Follow @ehoopilimai on Instagram and scroll through the highlights to go back to beginning lessons.


Free Lessons & Facebook Group

Self-paced learning for those serious about ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi. You need only the Nā Kai ʻEwalu textbook and access to Facebook.

YouTube Language Lessons

Fun and upbeat, this YouTube channel started by ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi speakers has a robust range of topics from common phrases to more complex sentences.


Video Language Lessons

Free comprehensive Hawaiian language learning program hosted by ‘Ekela Kanī‘aupi‘o Crozier. Accompanied by workbook lessons.

Wahi Pana and Cultural Sites

Best viewed on a computer, these beautiful virtual "field trips" feature a series of videos and interactive learning.

Perpetuating Native Stories Android & iOS App

Our Native Stories strives to perpetuate the oral tradition of storytelling through free place-based stories, podcasts and affordable walking tours using geo-location technology.

Interactive Lesson

Learn about Life in the Ahupuaʻa (Ka Nohona Ahupuaʻa), through interactive exploration featuring voice and animation.

Interactive Culture & History

This website presents Hawaiian ancestral knowledge as living culture and provides a rich data bank of videos and text in a creative format. Start by clicking "explore" to hear kumu speak on various topics.

Hawaiian Culture Videogame

Developed by a cohort of Native Hawaiian participants and made possible through various indigenous partnerships, He Ao Hou is a game exploring Native Hawaiian stories from the perspective of a main character that lives in the distant future.  For PC and Mac.

Aloha ‘Āina Videogame

Discover the importance of learning from the past to secure our future! Wao Kanaka: I Ka Wā Mamua Ka Wā Mahope teaches about aloha ‘āina through sustainable fishing, responsible irrigation, and the importance of learning about our land through the knowledge of our ancestors, often passed down in chant.