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March 6th, 2005

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11:11 am - Trying to change the definition of "hapa"

Other peoples have changed their language. Unfortunately in this case since Hawaiians are rare (.1% of the population in the U.S.) some non-Hawaiians feel as though they are entitled to take the Hawaiian language and do whatever they want with it. At the Hapa Club at Columbia University non-Hawaiian language speakers are trying to change the definition of "hapa:"


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