Hawai’i Pidgin Sign Language
ISO 639-3: hps
||A few users from about 6,000 profoundly deaf people in Hawaii (1987 Honolulu Star-Bulletin), 72,000 deaf or hard-of-hearing people in Hawaii (1998 Honolulu Advertiser).
||Pidgin Sign Language
||Deaf sign language
||9,600 deaf in Hawaii now use American Sign Language [ase] with a few local signs for place names and cultural items (1998 Honolulu Advertiser). Older adults. American Sign Language is also used.
||Not a pidgin sign language in the regular sense of that term, but is the name given by others. Nearly extinct.