Ke Aloha I Hiki Mai   Sheet Music: Hopkins Aloha Collection of Hawaiian Songs 1899, 1928)   10


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Ku‘u | pua i ‘ōmau a | pa‘a
A | pili ma ku‘u pu‘u- | wai
Waiwai | nui ‘oe | na‘u
No | nā kau a | kau
 
HUI
Ke a- | loha i hiki | mai
He hali‘a | mau kou i- | a‘u
E ku‘u | lei mai poina | ‘oe  *
Ho‘i mai | no kāua e | pili

2. ‘O ka | leo o ku‘u | ipo
Ka i | kauoha mai i- | a‘u
Ua pa‘a | hou kou ma- | na‘o **
E | ho‘i mai me | a‘u                  [ACHS]
 
* Kuu lei mai poina oe          sic, in KBMH
** Ua paa hou ko‘u manao   sic, in ACHS
My dear blossom which I hold fast
And bound into my heart
You are my greatest treasure
For now and for all time


'Tis love has arrived
You always recall me with affection
My love, forget me not
Return, let us be together again

The voice of my sweetheart
Is what summons me
Your commitment is renewed
To come back and be with me

[Nogelmeier, 2004]

Hua ‘ōlelo: Kalaukoa (sic),  Malie; ca. 1897
Leo:  ibid. or Hopkins (sic)
KBMH pg. 114 "Pōka‘ī"

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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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