Low-Class Hawaii Pidgin English

Just ran across this clip on youtube… You may notice a few of the kids:

…Or so the teacher tells the class. This takes place in the 1970’s in Hilo. After class the popular girls who are members of the Ray of the Rising Dawn, make “Jerry” abandon his friend because he wants to be a member.


2 Responses

  1. It’s adapted from Lois-Ann Yamanaka’s Wild Meat and the Bully Burgers. I saw it on KHET (PBS) some time back.

  2. I have to say I enjoyed watiching this. Although I didn’t recognize anyone. But that should be expected since I’m from Texas. The strange thing though is this looks a sounds really familiar to me – like if I have seen the show somewhere before.
    Oh well… later.

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