Annie Freitas composition on trip to see Kapiliula, Maui, 1921.

KAPILIULA SONG

Ikemaka i ka nani o Kapiliula,
Hoohihi ka manao me ka makemake;
Ia wai kaulana o ka aina,
Makaikaiia e ka malihini.

Ua inu ia wai ono hu’ihu’i,
Ia wai kahe mai i ke kumupali;
O ka nee a ka ua me ka makani,
Mea ole nae ia i nei hookele.

Ilaila kamau kiaha bia,
Olu ai ka hele ana o ia kula loa;
Ua lei i ka pua a o ka lehua,
Ua ai i ka hua ohelo papa.

He nui na ono a o ia uka,
O ka lua leko me ka hoio;
Ku au mahalo aku o ka nani,
I ka papa auwai a ke aupuni.

Moani ke ala o ke kiele,
E kono mai ana ia’u e hoi;
Kau aku i ke kaa otomobile,
Olapa ka uwila i Kipahulu.

Aina a ka nani me ka maikai,
Kaulana i ka makani lawe huapala.

Kipa aku i ka hale kamaaina,
Ai i ka opae mahikihiki;
Ilaila hoohihi kahi manao,
I ka hanu aala o pua roselani.

E hoi kakou ua ahiahi,
E ike i ka wai a o Kumaka,
Ilaila makou miki wahi poi,
Ohua o ke kai ka’u i’a ia.

Ua lawa ka iini me ka makemake,
I ka ua Apuakea o Hana;
Hainaia mai ana ka puana,
E hoi ke aloha i Kapiliula.

Haina hou ia mai ka puana,
Malihini kaahele puni o Maui.

Composed by MISS ANNIE FREITAS.
1315 Miller St., Honolulu.

[Annie Freitas sounds like she had a really good time on this huakai!]

(Kuokoa, 6/3/1921, p. 3)

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke LIX, Helu 22, Aoao 3. Iune 3, 1921.

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