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Leokī FAQ


Leokī FAQ

Leokī FAQ

He kikowaena lawelawe keleka‘a‘ike ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i ka Leokī i loa‘a ka leka uila, nā hālāwai kūkā, ka laina kolekole, ka ho‘one‘e waihona, nā hōkeo ‘ikepili, a me kekahi mau lawelawe ‘ē a‘e ma o ka ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i. Ho‘ohana ‘ia ke kikowaena FirstClass Intranet Server i haku a kū‘ai ‘ia aku e OpenText ma Kanakā. Ma ka ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i wale nō nā papa koho, nā pahu a‘o, a me ke keleka‘a‘ike ma ka Leokī.

Leokī is a Hawaiian language telecommunications system that provides email, conferencing, real-time chat, file transfer, database access, and a number of other services in Hawaiian. It is based on the FirstClass Intranet Server system designed and sold by OpenText in Canada. All of the menus, dialog boxes, and communications on Leokī are in the Hawaiian language only.

Ho‘oholo ‘ia ka Leokī e ka Hale Kuamo‘o, ke kikowaena ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i o Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikōlani ma ke Kulanui o Hawai‘i ma Hilo. Ua ho‘okumu ‘ia ka Leokī ma ka mahahiki 1994 me ke kālā manawale‘a he $5,000 mai ka Bank of Hawai‘i mai a me kekahi kamepiula i makana ‘ia mai e ka Apple Computer, Inc, a ua ulu a‘e me ke kāko‘o a kōkua mau o ka Hale Kuamo‘o a me ka ‘Aha Pūnana Leo.

Leokī is operated by the Hale Kuamo‘o, the Hawaiian Language Center at the Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikōlani College of Hawaiian Language at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo. Leokī was established in 1994 with a $5,000 grant from the Bank of Hawai‘i and a computer donated by Apple Computer, Inc, and has grown and been enhanced thanks to the continued support of both the Hale Kuamo‘o and the ‘Aha Pūnana Leo.

Manuahi ka Leokī i nā haumāna, nā kumu, nā kāko‘o, a me nā limahana ho‘omohala ha‘awina o nā papahana kaiapuni ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i, e pēlā pū i nā polopeka a me nā kumu e noi ana i ka ‘ae komo. Manuahi ka Leokī i ka lehulehu po‘e ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i kekahi i kēia manawa. Eia na‘e, e loli ana paha kēia kulekele ma ka ho‘opuka ‘ia o ka Leokī no ka Windows, a no ka ho‘oikaika mau ‘ana i ka mana o ka Leokī no ke kāko‘o ‘ana i nā mea ho‘ohana hou he nui wale.

Leokī is free to all students, teachers, support, and curriculum development personnel involved in the Hawaiian Medium Education programs, as well as any Hawaiian language professors or teachers who request access. It is also currently free to private, Hawaiian-speaking individuals. However, this policy may change with the release of the Windows client and our need to further enhance Leokī's capabilities to support a large number of new users.

‘Ae ‘ia ka po‘e ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i a pau e komo ma ka Leokī inā loa‘a iā ‘oe ka Macintosh a i ‘ole ke kamepiula Windows me ke ku‘ina pūnaewele kau‘āina. Pono e ho‘ouka mua ‘ia kekahi mau lako polokalamu kūikawā ma o ka pūnaewele puni honua.

Leokī is available to anyone who speaks Hawaiian, and has access to a Macintosh or Windows computer with Internet capability. It also requires the installation of some specialized software which can be downloaded via the WWW.

Ho‘ohana ‘ia ka Leokī e ka 900 a ‘oi a‘e kanaka ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i, pili ka hapanui i nā polokalamu kaiapuni ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i. Helu ‘ia nā haumāna mai ka papa ‘ekahi a hiki i ka papa ‘umikūmālua, nā limahana kāko‘o a me nā limahana ho‘omohala ha‘awina, nā polopeka a me nā haumāna kulanui, nā kula kamali‘i Pūnana Leo a me nā ke‘ena ‘Aha Pūnana Leo, a me kekahi mau kānaka a me nā ke‘ena kū‘oko‘a.

Leokī is currently used by over 900 Hawaiian language speakers, most of whom are involved in the Hawaiian Medium Education programs ("Hawaiian Immersion"). This includes students from grades 1 though 12, support and curriculum development staff, university professors and students, the Pūnana Leo preschools and offices, as well as private individuals and agencies.

Ua ho‘opuka ‘ia a‘e nei ka Leokī 7.1 no ka Windows ma ka lā 31 o Kepakemapa, makahiki 2005.

Leoki 7.1 for Windows was released on September 31, 2005.

Hoʻohana ʻia ka Leokī no nā papa ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi hoʻokelekaʻaʻike a Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani a me ka ʻAha Pūnana Leo, Inc. Hiki ke aʻo i ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi ma ia mau papa, ma waho naʻe o ia mau papa, pono e aʻo i ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi ma mua o ka hoʻohana ʻana i ka Leokī.

Leokī is used for the online Hawaiian language classes taught by Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani and the ʻAha Pūnana Leoki, Inc. You can learn the Hawaiian language in those classes, however, besides these class you must be able to speak Hawaiian before using Leokī.

‘A‘ole. Ma ka ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i wale nō ke ka‘a‘ike lehuhelu a me ke ka‘a‘ike pilikino ma ka Leokī. ‘Ae ‘ia ka ‘ōlelo Pelekāne ma ka ho‘ouna aku a me ka loa‘a mai o ka leka uila mai ka po‘e ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i ‘ole ma o ka pūnaewele kau‘āina. Hoʻokahi wale nō kūʻē lula o kēia kulekele, ʻo ia ka hoʻokaʻaʻike ma waena o nā haumāna ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi ma kā mākou mau papa ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi hoʻokelekaʻaʻike.

No. All public and private communication between users of Leokī is to be in Hawaiian. English is only allowed when sending and receiving email via the Internet from non-Hawaiian speakers. The only exception to this rule is in our online Hawaiian language classes.

‘Ae, akā, ma ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi wale nō ia puke ʻōkuhi i kēia manawa. Aia ia puke ma ka papaʻa waihona hoʻokahi o ka polokalamu Leokī no ka Macintosh a i ʻole ka Windows.

Yes, however, it is available in Hawaiian only at this time. The book is included in the archive which contains the Leokī software for Macintosh or Windows.