Ka Wiliwiliwai   Sheet Music: Hopkins Aloha Collection of Hawaiian Songs 1899, 1928)   84


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1. E ka wiliwili- | wai
Ko‘iawe i ka | la‘i
A heaha kāu | hana
E naue mālie | nei?
 
HUI
Ei nei, | ei nei
E poahi mai | nei
Āhea, | āhea
‘Oe kāohi | mai? 

2. Oki pau ‘o ia | ala
Ua ninihi ka la- | wena
Ku‘u iki iho | ‘oe
I inu aku | wau         [HMA], [QS]
 
O whirley water
Gentle rain shower on the move
What do you thin you're up to
Circling, twirling so quietly


There! Yea yea coming up!
As you revolve
Will you, will you
hold still?

Amazing the way you take over
Irresistable
Come, slow down a little
So I can take a drink  [HMA]

Hua ‘ōlelo: Lili‘uokalani; before 1888
Leo:  ibid.
KBMH pg. 109

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Bibliography: KBMH Ka Buke Mele o na Himeni Hawaii Holstein 1897 (Bishop Museum 2003)
KHHH Ka Hoonanea o na Home Hawaii Keakaokalani & Bright 1888
ACHS Aloha Collection of Hawaiian Songs Wall, Nichols Co. 1899, 1928
NMHN Nā Mele o Hawaiʻi Nei, Elbert & Mahoe; University of Hawai‘i Press; Honolulu, 1970
QS The Queen's Songbook, Hui Hānai; Honolulu, 1999
HMA He Mele Aloha Wilcox, Hussey, Hollinger & Nogelmeier; Honolulu, 2003


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