Funeral of William Hoapili Kaauwai, 1874.

Funeral service held.—In the evening of this past Sunday, a funeral service was held over the body of W. Hoapili Kaauwai, and his remains were placed at the cemetery of Waiahao [Kawaiahao].

[The “Ka” or “Ke” in names that are not easily mistaken for something else are often dropped, like here with Waiahao.]

(Nuhou 4/21/1874, p. 1)

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Ka Nuhou Hawaii, Buke I, Helu 25, Aoao 1. Aperila 21, 1874.

Another mele by Eleanor Kekoaohiwaikalani Prendergast for Princess Kaiulani, 1893.

KE ALOHA O KAWEKIULANI.

1st. Ua puia ke kaona i ke ala
O ke onaona Rose Hawaii
O ka pua oi kela o ka nani
A ka puuwai e anoai ai.

Hui: He aloha no Kawekiulani
No ka lei a Kapili Likelike
Pua nani o Ainahau
Ka onohi momi o Hawaii. Continue reading

Procreation chant for Princess Kaiulani, 1899.

[Found under: “KANIKAU NO KAIULANI.”]

A he mai keia ea ea,
No ka Wekiulani ea ea,
Aia ko mai ea ea,
A i Polihale ea ea.

Aia ko mai ea ea,
Ka lei Kaunaoa ea ea,
Ka Wailiula ea ea,
A i Mana ea ea.

Aia ko mai ea ea,
A i Papiohuli ea ea,
A e huli aku ana ea ea,
Aia i Limaloa ea ea.

Aia ko mai ea ea,
A i Polihale ea ea,
Ke kini punohu ea ea,
Auau ke kai ea.

Aia ko mai ea ea,
A i Nohili ea ea,
Haa mai na niu ea ea,
O Kaunalewa ea ea.

Aia ko mai ea ea,
A i Makaweli ea ea,
Waiulailiahi ea ea,
A o Waimea ea ea.

Haina ko mai ea ea,
O niniu i ka pua ea ea.

Hakuia e,
Lala Mahelona.

(Aloha Aina, 3/18/1899, p. 6)

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Ku Haaheo! 1881 / Today / Tomorrow.

O HAWAII NO KA OI.

HE KAENA NA KALAKAUA NO HAWAII NEI.

Ua au hele mai au ma na moana lipolipo
E ike i ka nani kamahao o ka Honua nei
O ka ikiki o ke alahele o Inia mamao
Ka koʻu mau maka i hihio ai ma ka moe
He luaole na hiohiona kaulana o Kina
I koʻu kaala ana ma na aʻekai o Aferika
A hiki malihini ma na palena o Europa
Ua halawai mai au me ko lakou ikaika
Me na hanohano lua ole o ke ao nei
Ua kaupaonaia lakou ma kou  puuwai
O ka puana huna iloko o Hawaii no ka oi. Continue reading