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Pule should be studied as well, 1891.

Ua meha ka leo o  ka ale o ka moana
Ua mea ka leo o ke kai
Ua meha ka leo o ke kanaka
Ua meha ka leo o ka manu noio o ke kai… 333 more words

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Few people know the old mele, 1873.

On the first page, first column of our paper of today, our readers saw the “Canoe Song,” of Chief Lunalilo. 134 more words


More on Ipo Lei Manu, 1892.

The Bulletin acknowledges the receipt of the music and words of two hula kuis—”Ipo Lei Manu” and “Pua Melekule”—the first ever printed. They have been copyrighted by Mr. 89 more words

English Newspaper

Welo Hou and the Helen H. Roberts Collection at the Bishop Museum, 2018.

It seems the Welo Hou blog has been up since November of 2017, with posts every Monday. If you are a mele person, or a history person, or are from Hawaii nei, you should check it out and start a dialogue! 545 more words


Queen Emma portrait offered for 1881 subscription of Kuokoa, 1880.



FOR 1881!

“While the rain is still in the sky, clear the fields below.”

“Time and tide wait for no man; we need to be prepared.” 408 more words