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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stephanie983624

Hawaiian obstacle

I love the Hawaiian lessons but i do not have a hawaiian keyboard. The beta version will not let me continue past a certain point because the punctuation incorrect! It puts me In a continuous error loop. I really miss it!

October 31, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rabelon

Ā ā Ē ē Ī ī Ō ō Ū ū ‘ ‘A ‘a ‘E ‘e ‘I ‘i ‘O ‘o ‘U ‘u If you can copy and paste the items in this list, then you will have the macrons necessary to proceed. Occasionally, I have had to change my device. I have an android cell phone, an iPad, and a computer. Switching between them allows me to get past the beta obstacles.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AStrangeChiald

There aren't many special characters in Hawaiian, so you don't specifically really need a special keyboard. you can just use the word banks provided for the special characters, like in Spanish. That's just me though, I don't know about anyone else ahah.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Stephanie983624

Thx for suggestion. Just need to be able to produce line over a letter.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Vicky661619

Just hold down the letter and the kahakō will pop up as one of the selections. Still no options for the ‘okina though... frustrating!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Vicky661619

They don’t have the correct one in the word banks! Frustrating!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/oosix_

Here is a Hawaiian keyboard for Windows. Make sure you download the Unicode one.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/culyanne

I have found two such obstacles and sent details to Duolingo, including screen shots of each. Still no change. Very, very frustrating!!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Maui_Bartlett

For this course, you may find useful the Hawaiian keyboards built into the Windows, OS X (on your computer) and iOS (mobile phone) operating systems.

With these keyboards you can use alt/option + vowel to type a vowel with a kahakō over it (i.e. ā, ē, ī, ō, ū). The apostrophe key becomes an ʻ (ʻokina) by default. Using alt/option + apostrophe gives you an apostrophe.

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