"Mālama au i keiki i ka hapalua hola ʻumikūmamākahi o ke awakea."

Translation:I take care of the children at 11:30 am.

January 8, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/RonRGB
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In length of time in hours, when does "ke awakea / the noon / the midday" begin and when does it end in the native thought of Hawaii ?

January 8, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/DABurnside
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I've read that the day was more-or-less divided into four hour blocks: 6 a.m. - 10 a.m. kakahiaka, when it is cool enough to work outside. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. awakea, when it's too hot to work outside except in the shade or indoors. 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. 'auinalā, when the sun is lower and work outside can resume. 6 p.m. -10 p.m. ahiahi, evening followed by aumoe after 10 p.m. But these are approximate times and DL sometimes extends a block by an hour or so.

January 13, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/RonRGB
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Mahalo!

March 18, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/GeraldMath4

RonRGB's question sounded like my problem at first, but I need a different answer. I translated "11:30 midday" and was wrong, so when does a.m. stop and midday start?

March 20, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/RobertKinzie

In English, isn't AM capitalized?

January 31, 2019
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