Their National Hymn.
The words and music of the Hawaiian national anthem are both the composition of Mrs. Lila K. Dominis, the sister of King Kalakaua. The first part of the hymn we transcribe for the edification of our readers:
HE MELE LAHIU HAWAII.
Ka Makua Mana Loa,
Malin wai ia wakou,
E haliu aku rei.
We wa hian haahan,
E wan ka waluhia
O rei Pae Alna,
Wal Hawaiia Nuhan,
Mololo o Kou Malu. Continue reading
HE INOA NO KOMISINA BLOUNT (BALAUNA).
He Inoa keia no Balauna
Na ke Aupuni o Amerika
I hoouna mai a e nowelo
E imi ana i ka oiaio
O na olelo hakuepa wale
A na kolea kauahua Continue reading
Kaanapali’s fish have returned.
Those words are proudly placed above. Kaanapali’s fish have returned; so that our friends from Hawaii of Keawe to Kauai of Mano will know the news of the seasons. In this year that we are living, the native fishes of that land have come once more. They being the Kawakawa, Opelu, Muhee, Nehu. Continue reading
He mai no Iolani a ka Hulumanu,
Nani wale ka mai o ka Lani e huhuki nei,
A ka alauka e hoonuunuu nei,
Aloha wale ka hua a ka Uluna o ka mai,
Ka huihui paipu a ka mai e amo nei,
E paluku nei i na pali Koolau. Continue reading
Kuu Hinahina ku i ka pali.
Auhea wale ana oe,
Hinahina ku i ka pali,
Kulolou pili i ke anu la,
Anu wale a ka rain paupili.
Ko mai ana e ke anu,
Huihui i ka puuwai,
O sweet flower i ka uka la,
Lei aloha no ke kuini. Continue reading
A MARVELOUS THING OF NO EQUAL!
This past Monday the flag pole of Mr. and Mrs. Kamakaia was raised by the deft work of Sam Kaloa, and it stands with great honor. There are 30 or more flag poles have the honor of being made and put up by our friend, awaiting the day that the wondrous song will be sung— Continue reading
Foreign Office, May 14th, 1845.
Sir,—I am commanded by the King, to make known to you His Majesty’s thanks for the kind courtesy with which you have allowed one of your men to prepare his Royal Standard, according to the national devices arranged at the Herald’s Office, in London. Continue reading