Current research suggests that Hibernate, along with other traditional JPA provider ORM frameworks will not work on the Dalvik Virtual Machine
As cited here:
One option, known as ORMLite has native Android support but does not support JPA-style annotations and requires extending a provided Activity class or implementing its method calls.
Other options are as follows for providing ORM/JPA support:
the last option, boasts much faster persistence mechanics than ORMLite
Any other ideas?