Mrs. Kala composes mele for John E. Bush, 1893.

HE WEHI NO LE’AKAHELE.

He wehi keia no Le’akahele
Kahi’apaiole o ka Makakila
He Elele hopo ole na ka Lahui
He imi kaulike no Hawaii
Na Le’akahele i hue pau aku
Ma ke Telegarapa lawe olelo
Hoike ana hoi me ka wiwo ole
No Hawaii moku kele i ke kai
Aia Hawaii ua manuheu
Ua kailiku ia ka Leialii
O Liliuololokulaniikekapu
Me ke Kalaunu hoi o ke Aupuni
Aia i ka nuku o ka Aeko
I ka  mana o na koa Amerika
Pehea oukou a i nei hana
I manao ai hoi a e limanui
Ua nui ke aloha o Le’akahele
O Ailuene Buki no ka Lahui
Haalele ke aloha kakia iwi
Imi ia i ka pono o ka aina
I loaa hou ai e ka hanohano
O ka Ihikapu a o Hawaii nei
Ua nui ke aho o Le’akahele
Ua hiki hou i ke one hanau
Ua hui hou hoi me ka Lahui
Na ewe hanau o ka aina
Lohea ka leo o Le’akahele
Ma na kapakai a o Hawaii
Hoike mai ana i ka nuhou
Ua ola Hawaii a mau loa
Hoole mai nei Amerika
Hoohui Aina me Hawaii
Ua kue loa na Senate
Na hana lima nui i manao ia
Ua ola hou o Liliuokalani
Ua kau hou i ka hano haweo
Ke poo Kalaunu a o Hawaii
Hoomalu ana hoi i ka Lahui
Eia e ka leo o Kalivilana
Ua oki Hawaii me ka maluhia
Haina ka puana a o ko wehi
O Le’akahele i ka ehuehu
Hea aku makou o mai oe
O Ailuene Buke kou inoa.

Haku ia e
Mrs. Kala.

Honuakaha, Mar. 21, 1893

(Leo o ka Lahui, 3/22/1893, p. 3)

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Ka Leo o ka Lahui, Buke II, Helu 667, Aoao 3. Maraki 22, 1893.

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