Queen Kapiolani, Mele, Maunakea, and a new site to check out, 1878/2013.

Inoa Lei no Kuini Kapiolani!

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He Inoa Lei no ka Moiwahine Kapiolani.

Aia i Haili ko lei nani,
O ka nu-a Lehua i Mokaulele,
O ka papahi lei o ka aina,
Ke kuia mai la e ka Puulena,
E ka makani huli ala o ka lua,
Puia i kai o Hilo Hanakahi,
Hookahi hoi oe hookahi au,
Ka nahele aloha o Paieie,
Noho mai hano o Uwekahuna,
Ka uwahi moe o Kilauea,
Kupu mai ka manao lia i ka nani,
I ka papa lohi lua o Maukele,
O ka lohi mai kau e Wahinekapu,
Ei ae ka makani o ka Ulumano,
Nana i kuilima mai i kanehele,
Like aku ai me ka nuku o ka manu,
Owai hoi kai ike ia Maunakea,
Aohe ona lua e like ai,
Haina ke Lii nona ka Lei—
O Kapiolani i ka iu o na moku.

Aia i Lihau ko lei nani,
O ka nu-a Lehua i poe i…

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