A mele ipo for Edward Abnel Keliiahonui Piikoi by King Kalakaua, 1871.

He ipo na Abenela Keliiahonui Piikoi.

Sweet Leda Lani ke Ala.

Aia la i Kemamo,
Kuu wai kihene lehua,
Wai auau a ka wahine,
No Ledalani ke ala.

Aia ilaila kuu liko,
Aia ilaila ka lehua,
Puia nae he moani,
Sweet Ledalani ke ala.

Ua like ka welona a ka la,
Ka mania i ka ili kai,
Me ka poli nahenahe o ka ipo,
O Ledalani, ke ala.

Aia ilaila kuu liko,
Aia ilaila ka halia,
Puia nae he moani,
Sweet Leda lani, ke ala. Continue reading

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