Another mountain-climbing mele for Emalani, 1871.

A mountain-climbing name song for Ema Kaleleonalani.

A Kilohana makou,
Nana ia Hanalei,
I ke one o Mahamoku,
I ka wai o Lumahai,

O ka lae hala o Naue,
Alai ia e ka noe,
O Maunahina kai lalo,
O ke alanui kui lima.

Haiamu e ka pua,
Ula nika i ka nahele,
He nahele kupilikii,
He piina la he palaha.
Kuamu ko’u hoa,
Ua nuha pane ole mai,
Ka ualo a mi nei,
E Samaka, e maliu mai.

Ui ae nei Emalani,
E huli hoi kakou,
O ke ala wai ohia,
Ala kipapa a Ola,

O ke Awakoo ka iluna,
Naele o Alakai,
O kulou a Ema,
I ke anu o Aipo,
Haiamu ka, &c.

Uhi paa mai e ka noe,
Halana mai e ka wai,
Puili lala i ke ahi,
I kapa no ia uka.

O ka leo ka mea aloha,
I ka heahea ana mai,
Pehea mai oukou,
Maanei ma ka mehana.
Haiamu ka, &c.

Ka ihona o kanahele,
A hiki i Kawaikoi,
He piina ikiiki ia,
A kukalaakamanu,

Hoomaha no o Kalani,
I Kalehuamakanoe,
He lehua lei apiki,
Pauku i ke painiu,
Haiamu ka, &c.

He paia ala i ke anu,
He nohea i ka waokele,
Kupaoa i ke ala,
Ke ala o ka hinahina.

E lalama e ka nui manu,
I ka ohi hua mokihana,
I lei no ka wahine,
O Emalani he inoa,
Haiamu ka, &c.

L. Keliimoewai.

Koloa, Januari 31, 1871.

[This is another mele honoring Queen Emma and her famous travels through Kauai. It seems the eight lines starting “Haiamu e ka pua” is repeated like a chorus after every two verses.

This seems to be a more “complete” version of the one printed in “He Lei no Emalani,” pp. 90–91.]

(Au Okoa, 2/9/1871, p. 1)

He inoa pii mauna no Ema Kaleleonalani.

Ke Au Okoa, Buke VI, Helu 43, Aoao 1. Feberuari 9, 1871.

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