Vocabulary list for

VOCAB GROUP: HUAKAʻI NEʻEKAU text

  1. migration

    to move from place to place

  2. inhabitants

    occupants, the people living in a place

  3. transportation

    a means of travel, such as a car, boat, or plane

  4. vessel

    a boat or other watercraft

  5. ingenuity

    to be clever, inventive, and resourceful

  6. indigenous people

    the native people, the first people of a place

  7. ancestor

    a distant relative that you are descended from

  8. Kahiki

    ancestral homeland of Hawaiians

  9. archaeology

    the study of ancient culture through artifacts

  10. evidence

    proof

  11. kuleana

    responsibility

  12. analyze

    examine something closely

  13. quarrel

    fight, argument

  14. tsunami

    tidal wave

  15. strenuous

    physically taxing or difficult

  16. iʻa

    fish

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