Mele and King Lunalilo, 1883.

ROYAL MELE.

COMPOSED BY KING LUNALILO.

1

Hawaii Ponoi,
Nana i kou Moi
Ka Lani Alii
Ke Alii
Makua Lani e
Kamehameha e
Na kaua e pale e
Me ka ihe.

2.

Hawaii Ponoi
Nana i na Alii
Na Pua a kou muli
Na pokii
Makua Lani e
Kamehameha e
Na kaua e pale e
Me ka ihe.

3.

Hawaii Ponoi
E ka Lahui
O kau hana nui
E ui e
Makua Lani e
Kamehameha e
Na kaua e pale e
Me ka ihe.

[It is interesting to note that i could not find any article in any paper protesting the attribution of this song. In the same issue is the National Anthem by Princess Liliuokalani.]

(Koo o Hawaii, 8/15/1883, p. 2)

KE MELE MOI.

Ke Koo o Hawaii, Buke 1, Helu 1, Aoao 2. Augate 15, 1883.