How do you say “church” in Hawai’ian?


Our Hawaiian word of the week is “halepule” which means “church.”

Say that with me, Ha-le Pu-le.

Hale is house. Pule is prayer.

Hale pule literally translates to house of prayer.

American Sign Language

The way that you sign it in American Sign Language is you make a C with your hand. And bounce it twice on the back of your other hand. [see video]

Hale pule.

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