Kanikau for Kamehameha IV, 1864.

ROUND—(4 Parts.)

1

Auwe! Auwe!

2

Aloha ino no,
Ka Moi Iolani,

3

Ua hala aku nei,
I ke ala hoi ole mai,

4

Auwe! Auwe!

ROUND of 4 parts.

1

Alas! Alas!

2

How sad for
The King Iolani,

3

He has passed,
On the path of no return,

4

Auwe! Auwe!

[This kanikau for Kamehameha IV shows that even as far back as 1864, dirges took all sorts of forms!]

(Kuokoa, 1/23/1864, p. 1)

ROUND--[4 Parts)

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke III, Helu 4, Aoao 1. Ianuari 23, 1864.

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