Saving A Language You're Learning To Speak

Updated: 2021-03-23 23:47:06

Every two weeks, a language dies with its last speaker. That was almost the fate of the Hawaiian language — until a group of young people decided to create a strong community of Hawaiian speakers — as they were learning to speak it them themselves.

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Larry Kimura, one of the people who spearheaded the fight to save the Hawaiian language.

Larry Kimura, one of the people who spearheaded the fight to save the Hawaiian language.

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