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Pin 43468 Deutschland Am Salzhaff
Plattdüütsch (Low German)
Pin 43467 Deutschland Am Salzhaff
Plattdüütsch (Low German)
Pin 43466 Deutschland Neuburg
Deutsch (German) Plattdüütsch (Low German)
Pin 43465 Taiwan
English (English) 普通话 (Chinese)
Pin 43464 Taiwan
English (English) 普通话 (Chinese)
graffiti area
Pin 43463 United States Honolulu
The domain is a public sign advertising the student counselling services here at UH manoa. It is intended for students, which include both locals and non locals. -AB
Pin 43462 Österreich Wien
Deutsch (German)
Pin 43461 Österreich Wien
Deutsch (German)
Pin 43460 Deutschland Am Salzhaff
Plattdüütsch (Low German)
Pin 43438 United States Honolulu
Hawai‘i (Hawaiian) Hawai'i Creole (Hawaiian Creole English)
(HC) Purpose: Statue of the mascot for Waiola Shave Ice, a popular dessert shop on Oahu. Audience: Tourists for pictures, customers of the shop. Format: ABS/Plaster statue of the shave ice mascot. Message: "Shave ice" is derived from "Kakigori", a popular ice snack from Japan. After the plantation era, Hawaii had took substantial inspiration from the Kakigori into the creation of "Shave ice", essentially syrup poured over what is finely crushed, or "shavings" of ice. Multilingual Hawaiʻi
Pin 43437 United States Honolulu
English (English) Hawai‘i (Hawaiian)
(HC) Domain: Manoalani Apartments Purpose: Place marker of a Hawaiian apartment complex Audience: Passerby and Residents Format: Wooden sign on Concrete wall Message: "Manoalani" translates to: "Vast Heaven" and also describes the location of the apartment, being close in proximity to Manoa town. Multilingual Hawaiʻi
Pin 43436 United States Honolulu
English (English) Hawai'i Creole (Hawaiian Creole English)
(HC) Domain: UH Manoa Campus Purpose: Denoting a family event on Fridays for families to participate Audience: Families with children Print: Neon green flyer Message: Announcement for a family activity night at UH Manoa Multilingual Hawaiʻi
Pin 43435 United States Honolulu
English (English) Hawai'i Creole (Hawaiian Creole English)
(HC) Domain: Drive through parking lot Purpose: Denoting the owner of this vehicle to be of an Uncle figure. Audience: All audiences, seen as a novelty sticker Format: Bumper sticker on the back of a pickup truck Message: "Unko status," known in Hawaii, Uncle, or "Unko" is usually a colloquial term for an adult male in Hawaii, as a term of endearment. Multilingual Hawaiʻi
Pin 43434 United States Honolulu
Hawai'i Creole (Hawaiian Creole English)
(HC) Domain: Long's Drugs Greeting Card Department Purpose: Pidgin is used as an expression of congratulating any recipient of the card. Audience: Customers looking to buy a local-themed greeting card Print: 3x5" greeting card Message: "Chee hoo" is an expression of congratulations in HWC. Multilingual Hawaiʻi
Pin 43433 United States Honolulu
English (English) Hawai‘i (Hawaiian)
(HC) Domain: Sales sign at Hawaii's Finest LLC. Purpose: To denote the sale of tenor and concert ukuleles. Audience: Customers who are in the market to purchase an ukulele. Printed: Laminated paper sign Message: Ukuleles were brought to Hawaii by Portuguese settlers, and has been a cultural icon for the islands since. "Ukulele," is a Hawaiian term that translates to "Jumping flea," similar to the movement of the fingers across the ukulele's fretboard. Multilingual Hawaiʻi
Pin 43432 United States Honolulu
Hawai‘i (Hawaiian) Hawai'i Creole (Hawaiian Creole English)
(HC) Domain: Silk-screened t-shirt Purpose: To convey a popular local expression. Audience: Locals who enjoy saying: "Aloha fo' days", locals who enjoy the color and branded manufacturer of the shirt. Printed: AAA cotton t-shirt Implied message: "Aloha" translates to a universal term in Hawaiian to "love". "Love (for days)" Multilingual Hawaiʻi
Pin 43431 United States Honolulu
English (English) Hawai‘i (Hawaiian)
(HC) Domain: Hawaii's Finest Clothing Purpose: To denote sizes of the t-shirts on the rack. Audience: Children and Women Printed: Slate display board Message: Classifying the sizes of the t-shirts, in this case intended for use of women and children. Multilingual Hawaiʻi
Pin 43383 United States Aiea
English (English) Hawai‘i (Hawaiian) Hawai'i Creole (Hawaiian Creole English)
NIP Multilingual Hawaiʻi
Pin 43382 United States Honolulu
Hawai‘i (Hawaiian)
SK Multilingual Hawaiʻi
Pin 43381 United States Honolulu
Hawai‘i (Hawaiian) Hawai'i Creole (Hawaiian Creole English)
SK Multilingual Hawaiʻi