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Sweet mele for a flower blossomed, 1913.

PUA MOHALA

1—Onaona i ka ihu ke honi
Ka pua opuu i mohala
Omau ia iho i ka poli
Hoopumehana hoi ia loko

CHO —Li’a wale aku ka manao… 51 more words

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E ui e! 1893.

Protocol for Patriots.

When you hear the Strains of the National Anthem “Hawaii Ponoi,” men, remove your hats. It is a sign of your aloha for your land of birth, your Lahui, and your Monarch. 24 more words

Aloha Aina

Annie Freitas composition on trip to see Kapiliula, Maui, 1921.

KAPILIULA SONG

Ikemaka i ka nani o Kapiliula,
Hoohihi ka manao me ka makemake;
Ia wai kaulana o ka aina,
Makaikaiia e ka malihini.

Ua inu ia wai ono hu’ihu’i, 234 more words

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The National Anthem and Patriotism, 1893.

PATRIOTISM.

Aloha aina is a wonderful gift held by people. The German loves his land of birth, and for it is the national anthem sung—”Die Wacht am Rhein” [“Ke Kiai ma ka muliwai Rhine!”]* And so too  with the Briton, whose love is steadfast for his birth land, and this is one of their songs—”Rule, Britannia! 127 more words

Aloha Aina

Thoughts for the upcoming Kamehameha Day, 1920.

THEY ARE TRUE HAWAIIANS BUT THEY CANNOT SING HAWAIIAN SONGS.

Mr. Editor of the Kuokoa Newspaper, Aloha oe:—Maybe at 3 o’clock or so in the morning of Friday, June 11, 1920, that being the birthday of the Nation Conqueror Kamehameha, there came to my home some singing boys, and this was something; it was a familiar thing where on holidays this and that person came around singing at houses lived in by Hawaiians. 543 more words

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A mele ipo for Edward Abnel Keliiahonui Piikoi by King Kalakaua, 1871.

He ipo na Abenela Keliiahonui Piikoi.

Sweet Leda Lani ke Ala.

Aia la i Kemamo,
Kuu wai kihene lehua,
Wai auau a ka wahine,
No Ledalani ke ala. 181 more words

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Mele for Niihau by Mrs. Kipola Huluaulani, 1942.

Hanohano Niihau

1—Hanohano Niihau kuu aina,
Haaheo i ka maka a o kaopua.

2—He pua lei au na Kahelelani,
Milimili na ka la welo i Lehua. 161 more words

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