A mele for Queen Liliuokalani, 1893.

Lei o ke Lii.

E Liliulani e,
Ina iho ko Lei;
Ua haku ia a paa,
O ke ola me ka lanakila;
Ma ka lima o Kahalauaola,
Ka Haku Lei nui o ke lii;
Kikepa iho ma ko ai,
Haaheo iho a kohu;
Kohu no he Alii nui,
No Liliu ka lei.

[Lei o the Chief.
O Liliulani,
Here is your Lei;
Made fast,
Life and victory;
By the hands of Kahalauaola,
The great Lei Maker of the alii;
Worn diagonally across your body,
Justly proud;
Fitting for a high Chief,
A lei for Liliu.

(Nupepa Puka La Aloha Aina, 10/17/1893, p. 3)

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Ka Nupepa Puka La Aloha Aina, Buke I, Helu 14, Aoao 3. Okatoba 17, 1893.

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