Luke 1 Hawai‘i Pidgin (HWP)
1 Aloha, my friend Teofilus,
Plenny guys wen write down da tings dat wen happen wit us. 2 Dey wen write down da stuff da odda guys wen see from da time Jesus wen start fo teach, an dey wen teach us an plenny odda peopo bout wat wen happen. 3 An me, I wen check out real good all da stuff dat wen happen from da start, an I tink dat I like write um down fo you one by one. 4 Den you can know dat da stuff you wen learn stay true.
John Da Baptiza Goin Born
5 Wen Herod stay king fo Judea, had one priest guy name Zekariah. He wen work wit da Abijah priest hui. Elizabet, she his wife. She wen come from da Aaron priest ohana. 6 Zekariah an his wife wen do da right tings da way God see um. Everyting da Boss wen tell um fo do, an all Godʼs Rules, dey wen do, an no mo nobody poin finga dem. 7 Dey no mo kids cuz Elizabet no can. She an Zekariah stay old now.
8 An wen happen dat wen Zekariah wen go in front God inside da temple, fo do da priest kine job wit his priest hui, 9 da priest guys wen pick Zekariah fo go inside Godʼs Spesho Place an burn da incense dat time. Dey wen pick um Jun Ken A Po kine, cuz dass how dey wen do um. 10 An all da peopo stand outside praying wen da time wen come wen he suppose to burn da incense. 11 Den Zekariah wen spock one angel messenja guy from da Boss Up Dea In Da Sky dat wen come, standing on da right side by da altar wea da incense stay burn. 12 Wen Zekariah see da angel guy he wen come mix up an scared. 13 But da angel guy wen tell, “No scared, Zekariah! God wen hear wat you wen aks, an yoa wife Elizabet goin born one boy. You goin name him John. 14 You goin stay real good inside cuz a him, an plenny peopo going stay good inside cuz he wen born. 15 He goin be one importan guy, da way da Boss Up Dea In Da Sky see um. He no goin drink no wine o da odda kine booze. Godʼs Spesho Spirit goin take charge a him befo he born. 16 He goin bring back plenny Israel peopo fo trus God dea Boss. 17 He goin come first, befo da Boss come, wit da same kine spirit an power dat Elijah wen get. He goin make da faddas get love fo dea kids again. An da peopo dat no do wat dey suppose to do, he goin make dem tink right jalike da peopo dat do da right tings. He goin make da peopo ready fo wen da Boss Up Dea In Da Sky come.”
18 Zekariah wen aks da angel guy, “How I goin know dis fo shua? I one old man, an my wife, she old too.”
19 Da angel guy wen tell, “I Gabriel, da one dat stand in front God, an he wen send me fo tell you dis good stuff. 20 From now on, you no can talk notting, till yoa boy born, cuz you neva trus wat I wen say. Dis goin happen fo shua at da right time.”
21 All da time dis stay going on, da peopo stay wait fo Zekariah outside, an dey wen tink how come he wen stay long time inside da temple. 22 Wen he come outside, he no can talk to dem. So dey wen tink he wen see someting spesho inside dea, cuz he wen make signs wit his hands, but no can talk.
23 Wen da time pau fo his job, he wen go home. 24 Afta dat his wife Elizabet wen come hapai, an fo five months she wen stay hide inside da house. 25 She say, “Da Boss Up Dea In Da Sky wen do dis fo me. He wen show me he do someting good fo me, an he wen take away my shame wit da peopo.”
Jesus Goin Born
26 Afta six months God wen send da angel messenja Gabriel to one town Galilee side name Nazaret. 27 He come by one wahine name Mary. She neva come togedda wit one guy yet, but she make ready fo marry one guy name Joseph. He from King Davidʼs ohana. 28 Da angel guy come by her an say, “Aloha! Da Good Boss Up Dea In Da Sky goin do someting spesho fo you. He stay wit you.”
29 Mary come mix up cuz a wat he wen say, an tinking wat dat mean. 30 Da angel guy say,
“Mary, no scared.
34 Mary aks him, “How dis can be? I neva even sleep wit one guy.”
35 Da angel guy say, “Godʼs Spesho Spirit goin come ova you. Da God Dass Mo Importan Den All Da Odda Gods, his power goin cover you. An dat baby you goin get, God goin call him ‘Spesho Fo Me’ an ‘Godʼs Boy’. 36 You know Elizabet, yoa ohana? No matta she stay old, she goin born one boy too. Peopo say she no can born babies, but she six months hapai awready. 37 Notting too hard fo God.”
38 Mary say, “I da Boss helpa. Do um to me jalike you wen say.” Den da angel guy wen go way.
Mary Go See Elizabet
39 Dat time, Mary wen get up an wen go fast to one town in da hills Judea side. 40 Ova dea she wen go inside Zekariahʼs house, an wen spock Elizabet, an wen tell her, “Aloha!” 41 Wen Elizabet wen hear Mary say dat, da baby wen huli inside her, an Godʼs Spesho Spirit wen take ova Elizabet. 42 An she wen talk loud an say, “God stay do mo good fo you den fo all da wahines, an he stay do mo good fo da boy you goin born too! 43 But why dis good ting happen to me, dat you wen come by me, an you goin be my Boss mudda?! 44 Cuz wen I hear you say ‘Aloha,’ right den an dea da baby inside me wen huli cuz he stay good inside. 45 Da Boss stay do plenny good stuff fo you, cuz you stay shua dat da ting he say, goin happen.
Mary Sing One Song
46 Mary wen say,
“My heart say good tings bout da Boss Up Dea Inside Da Sky,
56 Mary wen stay dea wit Elizabet three months, an den she wen go home.
John Da Baptiza Wen Born
57 Da time wen come fo Elizabet fo born her baby, an she wen born her boy. 58 Da peopo from ova dea an her ohana wen hear how plenny da Boss wen do cuz he get pity fo her, an dey all wen come real good inside wit her.
59 One week lata dey wen come fo cut da baby skin. Dey wen tink dey goin name him Zekariah jalike his fadda. 60 But his mudda say, “No way! We goin name him ‘John.’ ”
61 Dey tell her, “But you no mo nobody in yoa ohana wit dat name!” 62 Den dey wen make signs wit dea hands to his fadda, an wen aks him wat he like name da boy.
63 Zekariah wen aks fo one paper an wen write down, “He get da name ‘John.’ ” An dea jaws wen drop! 64 Right den an dea Zekariah wen start fo talk an say good tings bout God. 65 Da peopo from ova dea wen come scared. An everybody wen tell dis story all ova da place in da hills Judea side. 66 Everybody dat wen hear dat story wen tink plenny, an say, “Wat kine kid dis goin be?” An Godʼs power stay wit him.
Zekariah Sing One Song
67 Da time Godʼs Spesho Spirit wen take ova Johnʼs fadda Zekariah, he wen tell stuff from God, lidis:
68 “Tell good tings bout da Boss Up Dea Inside Da Sky,
80 Da boy John wen grow up, an his spirit wen come strong. He wen live inside da boonies till da day wen he wen come out an da Israel peopo wen see him.