"Aia kona huakaʻi ma ka ʻehia?"

Translation:Her trip is on what date?

January 19, 2019

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Are they making a distinction between "what DAY (of the week)" and "what DATE (of the month)"? Sort of pushing it for English, I think.

January 19, 2019

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ka lā ʻehia = what date

For a more Hawaiian way of looking at (ka lā ʻehia) it could be translated as [what (number) day].

Watch the time segment [9:12] to [ 11:16] in the video link provided:

Ka Leo ʻŌiwi | Episode 10 | Link https://youtu.be/BpvtbiegCSU

ka pōʻahia = what day (of the week)

March 11, 2019

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Not really. There is a pretty clear distinction even in English.

March 15, 2019

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If someone asked me "What date?" I'd automatically include the month in the answer. In my English, both ka lā ʻehia and ka Pōʻahia would usually be "When?"

March 15, 2019

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Why kona huaka'i and not huaka'i kona?

March 1, 2019
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