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HALAKAUKULELE

(ha-la-ka-OOH-koo-lay-lay), expression/exclamation (negative spin)

An admonishment or scolding, calling attention to an infraction against expected behavior

Example:

HALAKAUKULELE, Ikaika! Da luau tonight, and you gon’ get lickins when Tutu find out you neva bring da banana stump fo’ da imu.

Submitted by Irene from Waipiʻo Gentry, Oʻahu (Submit yo' own)

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HALAKAUKULELE

1. Catching someone in the act of something they should not be partaking in

2. The equivalent of shouting out ‘Busted!’

3. Were this food, pairs nicely with ‘Peanut Buttah Jell-eh!’ and ‘Mama kiss da baby’ but in the latter, not to be confused with politicians kissing babies while stumping through districts

Example:

Halakaukulele! Wot Dad when tell you about messing around his motorcycle? You lucky was just me that when see you bumbye you get dirty lickins!

Submitted by Jason from Hilo, Hawaiʻi (Submit yo' own)

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HALAKAUKULELE

1. Expression of catching someone doing something wrong

Examples:

a. HALA KA UKULELE, I going tell your mada what you went do if you no give us bradas some of dat ono grinds an den make us some mo mochi fo kaukau

b. HALA KA UKULELE, you neva tell your fada that da brada went go hapai ya sista befo dey go see da precha fo get married

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2.Expression of catching someone doing something right

Examples:

a. HALA KA UKULELE, da makule brada went tink he go stay mo betta den us wahines but still get all moi lepo about dat kine pilakia in da hale ova dea

b. HALA KA UKULELE, I neva figa out how da papule went ova dea even afta he stay act like he neva know any kine pilakea was going happen befo dat

Submitted by Frank from Kailua, Oʻahu (Submit yo' own)

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