Set of mele composed in honor of King Kalakaua, 1881.

HE KAPA NO KALAKAUA.

O mai o Kalakaua nona ke Alii ke kapa hulu manu,
I hana ia mai e Halulu ka Manu Alii mai Kahiki,
Hiki i Hawaii nei i haku kapa hulu manu nou e Kalani Kalakaua,
Ke keiki makahiapo a Kapaakea ko makuakane,
A Keohokalole ko makuahine ke ola—la,
E kii ke kapa o ka hulu o ka Aeto,
A i kapa aahu no Kalani,
A e kii ko kapa o ka hulu o ka Iwa,
A i kapa aahu no Kalani,
A e kii ko kapa a ka hulu o ka Oo,
A i kapa aahu no Kalani,
A e kii ko kapa o ka hulu o ka Mamo,
A i kapa aahu no Kalani,
A e kii ko kapa o ka hlu o ka Iiwi,
A i kapa aahu no Kalani,
A e kii ko kapa o ka hulu o ka Pikake,
A i kapa aahu no Kalani,
A haina ke Alii nona ke kapa,
O Kalakaua kuu Lani.
Mrs. Kaleihiwahiwa.

HE OHU NO KALAKAUA.

Aia i ka Lani ko ohu e kohu ai,
Ua hana mua ia e ka Makua mana loa,
E kii ko lei ohu e Kalani,
O ke anuenue pio i ka lewa,
E kii ko lei ohu e Kalani,
O ka Waipuilani pio i ke kai,
Kinikohu oe e Kalani,
Ko ohu anuenue,
Kau mai oe i ka nuu,
Noho pono i ke Kalaunu,
He uwila kela—ua hiki mai nei,
He anapu keia maluna o Likelike,
He uila kela o ka papahi ohu,
He anapu keia Lehua o Hilo one,
He uwila kela—i ohu kahiko,
He anapu keia—no Kalakaua,
He uwila kela e o mai oe,
He anapu keia—e Kalakaua,
He uwila kela ko ohu kahiko,
He uwila kela,
Kohu i ke Kalaunu—He anapu keia,
He ohu no Kalakaua,
Mrs. Kaleihiwahiwa.

HE HANAU NO KALAKAUA.

Aia Iolani Kauikalani,
O ke Kini nui o Hawaii nei,
A o oe ka pua i oi loa ae,
Maluna o ke ao malamalama,
He uwila ka hoa e kaulike ai,
Ma na iliwai a o ka honua,
Hiki aku ka lohe la i ka hikina,
I ka la hanau o Kawaihau,
O ke aiwaiwa la o na lani,
A i hanau ia me ka opua,
Haina ke Alii i hanau ia,
O ka Wohikukahi la e—o mai.
Aia i Kauai o Kawaihau,
O ka Hui Mahi-ko o Kealia,
Alia oe la e Kapiolani,
E pulale e aku i ka hole ko,
Aia ike pono oe i ka nua,
Lawe ae oe a kau i ka nio,
Mai puni aku oe i ka puhikole,
I ka ili puakea oloko o Mareka,
A he mea hoopau poe-a-poe,
No ka mea Aupuni o Hawaii nei,
Ua ike maka iho no hoi oe,
A o oe ka heke i oi loa ae,
Haina ke Alii i hanau ia,
O ka Wohikukapu la e o mai.
Mrs. Kaleihiwahiwa.

HE INOA NO KALAKAUA.

Auhea wale oe e ka liko,
E ke koolua a o ka lehua,
Homai ke aloha ia nei;
A i honi kuwili ia aku,
Ke hoomau ae nei hoi,
I ke onaona la oia pua,
A’u i kui ai a lawa,
I lei no’u no ka Hikina,
No ka la hiki ma Kumukahi,
Kahiko ae la i Haehae,
O ka wela ka i kua o ka la,
Hulili i ka Pahoehoe,
Nonono ka pua o ka lehua,
Luhiehu i ke kula o Malama,
I ka hoope ia e ka ua,
Uluau kii wai o ka uka,
No uka ka wahine kia manu,
Aohe kepau pili ole,
O ke ani a Laukapalili,
Koe manu ole i ka wekiu,
E o e ka Wohikukahi,
O Kawaihau no he inoa.
Auhea oe Keonaona,
E ka hoapili o kuu kino,
A o oe a owau kai ike,
I ka hana hoi a ka makemake,
Kaua pu no ilaila,
I ka nahele lualai ke aloha,
Hiaai ka manao e ike,
I ka uka paoa i ke ala,
He ala o ka wai Iliahi,
Hoapili o Mailekaulahea,
Hea mai ke ahi a ka wahine,
O ke ala ia o ka malihini,
A e hiki ai i Kaauea,
I ka hale Kamala a ka noe,
Uhi wai anu o ka mauna,
I mehana i ke kono a loko,
Mea ole ke awa o ka uka,
Ka hanuna a ka ihu o ka lio,
I ke one aku o Kahualoa,
Loa wale ka noho’na o Kalani.
I Hiwahiwa no ke ao nei,
A i pua nani no Hawaii,
E o e ka Wohikukahi,
O Kawaihau he inoa.
Kaua i ka nani o Hilo,
I ka ua loku o Hanakahi,
Akahi no ko’u manene,
Ka me-eu hoi o ko’u oho,
He ula leo o Pahanakaiwi,
Ikuwa mai la i Haili,
Ilihia i ka leo o ka Mamo,
E wa mai la i Olaa,
Ua laa ia pua ia nei,
Eia i ko’u kiaha,
Ua hoolawa ia e Lia,
Me na lehua i Panaewa,
Kuhi no paha oe e Malio,
Hookahi halau i ao ai,
E like ai na mea hana,
O na mea hoonui ike,
He makau hala ole keia,
Ua lou ia e ka ia nui,
Ua moni ia ka’u maunu,
E Moananuikalehua,
Ua paa i ka lino pa-walu,
I malia i ke aho makalii,
Kuhi oe i ka Hilu-noenoe,
A he ia ia no ke kohola,
O ka lale au o Kaiona,
I noho i ka malu ohai,
Aohe hana a Malamanui,
Ua kau ke keha i Kaala,
O ka iki nioi pepa ia,
Holo ka wela i na aa koni,
Ka Upena nae mai keia,
Aohe ia koe ke hei mai,
He hului au no ia kai,
No ka moana kai hohonu,
E o e ka Wohikukapu,
O Kawaihau no he inoa,
Mrs. Kaleihiwahiwa
Ka-ua Paakea o Hale-kela.

(Elele Poakolu, 4/20/1881, p. 2)

HE KAPA NO KALAKAUA...

Ka Elele Poakolu, Buke II, Helu 7, Aoao 2. Aperila 20, 1881.

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