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Higgins, Christina; Furukawa, Gavin – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2012
This article analyzes four Hollywood films set in Hawai'i to shed light on how particular languages and language varieties "style" (Auer 2007; Coupland 2007) Local/Hawaiian and mainland U.S. characters as certain kinds of people. Through an analysis of films featuring "haole" ("white, outsider") male protagonists who…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Films, Language Variation, Indigenous Knowledge