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E Ola Ka 'Olelo Hawai'i

35:21 | Jun 12th, 2019

3 recommendations
Every two weeks a language dies with its last speaker. That was the fate of Hawaiian, until a group of second-language learners put up a fight and declared, "E Ola Ka 'Olelo Hawai'i" (The Hawaiian Lan...Show More

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rmmiller364 recommended:May 24th

I thought this episode was...

💪 Inspirational

podysseyapp recommended:May 24th

The Hawaiian language is dying, but this group of second-language learners are determined to keep it alive. Hear how colonialism impacted the native language and the fight to revitalize it.

I thought this episode was...

💡 Educational
😭 Moving

michelle_ebooks recommended:Aug 1st, 2019

an incredibly powerful movement of a community dedicated to revitalizing a language against (american) colonialism. so moving it made me cry in public (in the best way) on my way to work.