In Hawaii, the most common languages spoken at home other than English are the Philippine languages of Ilocano and Tagalog. National statistics show Spanish is the most common secondary language spoken in households

Hawaiian is a Polynesian member of the Austronesian language family. It is closely related to other Polynesian languages, such as Samoan, Marquesan, Tahitian, Māori, Rapa Nui (the language of Easter Island) and Tongan.

other than English at home. A total of at least 60 languages were spoken in this county. Hawaiian with 5,920 speakers, Ilocano with 4,555 speakers, Spanish with 4,440 speakers, Tagalog with 4,395 speakers, and Japanese with 4,094 speakers were the languages with the largest number of speakers living in Hawaii County.

As far as its lexicon is concerned, Hawaiian Pidgin is English-based, meaning most of its vocabulary derives from English. However, it also has been influenced by other languages, such as Portuguese, Cantonese, (to lesser extent) Spanish, and of course the Hawaiian language