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A beautiful mele for Kapuahanolani, 1893.

Palanehe i ka Iwihilo Song.

Akahi no po a ke ala
I hiki mai ai i ou nei
Koikoi mai ana i ka manao
I hoapili no ka makemake… 145 more words

Mele

More performances by David Bray, 1931.

BRAY GROUP OFFERS PROGRAM OF DANCES AND SONGS SATURDAY

Hawaiian music, old and new, together with exhibitions of hula dancing will make up a varied program to be given at the Latter-Day Saints hall, Kalihi, Saturday evening by David Bray’s group of Hawaiian entertainers. 151 more words

English Newspaper

David Bray and the Kaonohiokala Club put on a benefit, 1923.

TABLEAU IN LAIE.

On the Saturday night, the 26th of this month, the Kaonohiokala Club will put on a beautiful pageant at Laie for the benefit of the Hoolaulea Hall of the Mormons of Honolulu nei. 112 more words

Mele

E manao aku ana hoi a he ole ka maliu mai... 1882.

KE ALOHA ONIPAA.

Hakuia e Mrs. Pikini Young Hee.

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Onaona aala ia’u ka nua lehua o Puna,
Maholehole ia pua i ka pehia ia e ka noe, 211 more words

Mele

Another mele for Kilauea Lighthouse, 1919.

HE MELE NO KA HALE KUKUI O KILAUEA.

HALE IPUKUKUI O KILAUEA, KAUAI.

Nani wale ka uwila i Kilauea,
E anapa mai la i ka paia lani; 144 more words

Illustration

nupepa reblogged this on nupepa and commented:

In the Helen Roberts audio collection at the Bishop Museum, it seems that there is an actual recording of Wahinekeaouli Pa performing this mele! [Haw 1.5a, track ] Wow.

Mele and education according to Andrew K. Poepoe, 1930.

Modern Teacher Tells How Old Hawaiians Were Taught

By A. K. POEPOE

(This is the second article by Mr. Poepoe, a Normal school instructor, telling of Hawaiian tone production methods.) 430 more words

English Newspaper

Andrew K. Poepoe on retaining traditional mele styles, 1930.

Hawaiian Singers Urged to Preserve Native Characteristic Song Tones

By A. K. POEPOE

With the advent of various mechanical music devices in the homes and public places, foreign tone qualities are being heard and are gradually replacing the distinct Hawaiian tones, so noticeable in Hawaiian songs. 509 more words

English Newspaper