Legends of Maui, A Demi-God of Polynesia, by W. D. Westervelt, , at sacred-texts.com
There are three simple rules which practically control Hawaiian pronunciation: (1) Give each vowel the German sound. (2) Pronounce each vowel. (3) Never allow a consonant to close a syllable.
Interchangeable consonants are many. The following are the most common: h=s; l=r; k=t; n=ng; v=w.