Hawaii Community Foundation
Hawaiian Language & Diacriticals

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The Hawaii Community Foundation understands that the Hawaiian language uses diacritical markings. Though we make our best efforts to include these markings to be as culturally and grammatically accurate as possible, many browsers, and computer operating systems display these markings as boxes, question marks, or other symbols. We continue to try and standardize our website and digital communications as best we can to include diacritical markings, but are aware that there may be times it's best for readabiltiy to omit them.