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  • Apr 11, 2012
  • 03:52 PM

Volunteers needed: Hawaiian typing project (video)

Teri Okita / Hawaii News Now
The ‘Ike ku'oko'a project aims to transfer dozens of historic, Hawaiian-language newspapers onto a computer database. Volunteers type the articles, verbatim, onto a special program created specifically for the project. Linguist Dion Poche is one of 3,500 volunteers. She says, "It's necessary, and I regret that it's being done so late in the game. I wish that this had been done ages ago, decades ago."

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