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Column for alii mele in Leo o ka Lahui, 1896.

MELE OF THE ALII.

Because we believe that it would be a good thing to print mele composed by our alii who loved mele, therefore, we have set aside a column of our precious for them to be published each day, 70 more words

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John L. Nailiili on the importance of mele, 1848.

A written call.

Listen to this, O People of old from alii ancestors living now here in the Hawaiian Islands.

I am the one whose name is below, I humbly ask of you makaainana who compose mele to give forth old mele of the alii as well as new mele composed for them on paper, and write the story of the mele’s composition. 392 more words

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Missionary advice about mele, 1860.

Pertaining to Mele

Perhaps all of the mele of the olden days are almost gone; those who know them are but a few. This is regretful because through those mele we can know how people lived a long, long ago, and the stories of the land as well. 128 more words

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Check out this version of "Maluakiiwai ke Aloha," 1895.

Maluakiiwai ke aloha,
Hoopulu i ka liko Mamane,
Ke uleuleu nei na manu,
Inuwai lehua o Panaewa,
E walea ana i ke onaona
I ke one wali o Ohele, 132 more words

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Mrs. Kala composes a mele for her Lahui, 1893.

HE WEHI NO KA LAHUI.

He wehi keia no ka Lahui
No Hawaii Nui Kualinolino
O ka opuu liko o ke Kalaunu
Kiko-waena o ka Pakipika… 208 more words

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Another mele for Princess Kaiulani composed by Mrs. Kala, 1893.

HE OHU NO KAIULANI.

He ohu keia no Kaiulani
Ka wohi Kalaunu a o Hawaii
Ka pua i poni ia e ke onaona
I ka puuwai hoi o ka Lahui… 263 more words

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A Mele for Queen Kapiolani composed by Mrs. Kala, 1893.

HE INOA NO NAPELAKAPU.

He inoa keia no Kapiolani
Napelakapu i ka Wekiu
He kuini hoi oe no Hawaii
Puuwai hamama no ka lahui
Imia ana hoi oe me ka noeau… 263 more words

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