An den – and then? So?
Any kine – anything, any kind.
Brah / bruddah – friend, brother
Brok da mouf – delicious
Bus laugh – To laugh out loud
Bus nose – How one reacts to a bad smell
Chicken skin kine – to get goosebumps
Choke – plenty
Cockaroach – steal, rip off
Geevum – Go for it! Give him hell
Grind – to eat
Hold ass – a close call when driving a car
Howzit? – How are you? How’s it going?
I owe you money or wot? – What you say when someone is staring at you
Mek ass – making a fool of yourself
Mek home – make yourself at home
Mek plate – grab yourself some food
Moke – a large tough local male; don’t say unless you like to fight
No can – I cannot do that
No lik – I don’t like that.
Okele squeezer – something that suddenly frightens you
Pau hana – quit work
Poi dog – a mutt
Shahbait – sharkbait meaning light, untanned people
Shaka – that’s great!
Shredding – riding a wave
Sleepahs – flipflops
Tita – a large, tough female local; don’t use unless you want to fight
Cite: O’ahu Revealed by Andrew Doughty