E Ola Ka 'Olelo Hawai'i 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 Language Shall Live!!!)
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E Ola Ka 'Olelo Hawai'i

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E Ola Ka 'Olelo Hawai'i

E Ola Ka 'Olelo Hawai'i

E Ola Ka 'Olelo Hawai'i

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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 Language Shall Live!!!)

Kealiʻi Clarke graduated from Ke Kula 'O Nawahiokalani'opu'u, a Hawaiian language-medium school, in 2002. Now he works there. Shereen Marisol Meraji/NPR hide caption

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Kealiʻi Clarke graduated from Ke Kula 'O Nawahiokalani'opu'u, a Hawaiian language-medium school, in 2002. Now he works there.

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