A twist on “Hawaii Ponoi,” 1894.

HE MELE NO LILIUOKALANI.

[Leo Mele,—”Hawaii Ponoi.”]

1—Hawaii Ponoi
Nana i kou Moi
Liliuokalani e
Ke alii

Hui—Moiwahine e
Loloku lani e
No Hawaii nei
E ola e

2—E ka Lahui e
E mililani pu
I ka makua mau
No kou Moi

3—E na haipule e
Iluna i ke ao
No kou Moi
Ke alii

4—E na Mana Lani
E maliu mai
I ka makou pule
No ko’u Moi.

A MELE FOR LILIUOKALANI.

[Tune,—”Hawaii Ponoi.”]

1—Hawaii’s Own
Look to your Sovereign
Liliuokalani
The alii

Chorus—Queen
Lolokulani
For Hawaii nei
Prevail

2—O Nation
Let us give praise
To the eternal father
For your Sovereign

3—O Pious ones
[Lift your voices] toward the clouds
For your Sovereign
The Alii

4—O Heavenly Powers
Do pay heed
To our prayer
For my Sovereign.

[The issue in which this mele appears cannot be found online. There in fact are many, many issues of Hawaii Holomua that are still not available anywhere online!]

(Hawaii Holomua Puka Pule, 6/23/1894, p. 3)

HE MELE NO LILIUOKALANI.

Hawaii Holomua (Puka Pule). Buke I, Helu 25, Aoao 3. Iune 23, 1894.