William Luther Moehonua turns back and recalls his life with Lucy Lulea Kaiamoku Muolo Moehonua, 1865.

No Lucy Lulea Kaiamoku Muolo Moehonua.

Kuu wahine i ka la lailai o Kona—e,
Oia la ulili mai i ke pi—li,
Enaena no i ka houpo o ke kai—e,
Oia kai aloha a kakou e au a—i,
Me na milimili a kaua i hala aku—la,
Huli, e huli mai kau—a—e.

Kuu wahine mai ka hale lewa i ke kai—e,
Mai kapaia ale la i ka moa—na,
E hao mai ana ke e—hu o ke kai—e,
Pulu pu no maua me kuu alo—ha,
Hoomahana aku i ka poli o kehoa—e,
Huli, e huli mai kaua—e.

Kuu wahine i ka uka o Hainoa—e,
Mai ka hale kipeapea lau—ki,
Hale piohau i ka uka o Waiaha—e,
Hoa hoolono i ka leo o na ma—nu,
O ka waiaha kawi iluna o ke kukui—e,
Huli, e huli mai kaua—e.

Kuu wahine i ka hale palai o uka—e,
Hale lipo i ke oho o ka Awapu—hi,
I ka nae mapu ala o ke Kupukupu—e,
Ua pulupe i ke kehau kewai ua maka—ni,
He makani aloha ia no ka aina—e,
Huli, e huli mai kaua—e.

Kuu wahine i ka hale kamalauki o ka mauna—e,
Mai ka hale lehua waimaka a ka ma—nu,
E o mai ana ka ua awaawa—e,
Kilika i ka pua o ka Painiu—
Inu aku i ka wai mahu a ka wahine i kalua—e,
I hookulukulu i ke oho o ke u—ki,
Huli, e huli mai kaua—e.

Kuu wahine  mai ka malu kukui o Lilikoi—e,
Mai ka ua ulalena la i Piiho—lo,
Auau aku kaua i ka wai o Alelele—e,
Oia wai huna i ke oho o ka hinahi—na,
Aloha ia wahi a kaua e hele ai—e,
Huli, e huli mai kaua e.

Kuu wahine i ka hau anu o Kula—e,
Mai ka uka o Waiohuli i Kamao—le,
O ka pua mamane kai Koanaulu—e,
Me he lei hala la ke ahi o Kula ke a mai,
E weli nei la i kuu maka—e,
Huli, e huli mai kaua e.

Kuu wahine i ka piina ikiiki o Manowainui e,
A nui no ko aloha e uwe no au,
Kuu hoa hele o ke ala laula o Kealia—e,
E komo aku ai kaua i ka Hekuawa o Wailuku,
Wawa kupinai ke aloha i kuu manawa e,
Huli, e huli mai kaua e.

Kuu wahine i ka malu ulu o Lele—e,
Mai ka ua ula halii mai i ke pili,
Hoa nana i ka hono o na moku—e,
O ka ulu lehua i luna o Liha—u,
Ke pua’la i ke kai o Hauola—e,
Huli, e huli mai kaua e.

(Kuokoa, 11/11/1865, p. 1)

No Lucy Lulea Kaiamoku Muolo Moehonua.

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke IV, Helu 45, Aoao 1. Novemaba 11, 1865.

Kuu wahine i ke kai o Kuloloia e,
Kai nenelea i ke kuluaumo—e,
Anoano aloha ia’u Kaluaokapili e,
Kahi a kaua e nonoho ai,
Me na kini o kaua i hala aku—la,
Huli, e huli mai kaua e.

Kuu wahine i ka malu Inia—e,
Malu hele i ka la ke no—ho,
A noho e Kaiamoku—e,
E malama i na kalo Lililehu—a,
I na ia mililima a kaua—e,
Ina la i ke alo o Halania—ni,
Huli, e huli mai kaua e.

Kuu wahine i ka nani luaole a ka haole—e,
Ke ku nei la i kuu ma—ka,
Me he makamaka puka ala ke aloha e,
E koi nei i ka waimaka e hani—ni,
I ka hele o ka hoa piili he wahine e,
Huli, e huli mai kaua e.

Kuu wahine aloha i ke kaha o Mokuleia—e,
E lei mau no au i ko alo—ha,
O ka ukana ia a loko e hana nei—e,
E halia nei o ka po ke mo—e,
Hele a hia—a ka maka i ke ala—e,
Huli, e huli mai kaua e.

Kuu wahine i na ale ehukai o Kaula—e,
Mai ka ehuehukaiala o ka opi—hi,
Hoa au umauma i ke alo o Leinoai e,
Hoomaha aku i ka luna o Kaneneenee,
Neenee pono mai kaua e Kaiwaanaimaka—e,
E nana i ka lalo pali o Keanaoku—e,
Ku au kilohi ia lalo o Kaimaio e,
Ua lai malino pohu i ke kaao—e,
Huli, e huli mai kaua—e.

W. L. Moehonua.

Halaaniani, Oct. 7, 1865.

(Kuokoa, 11/11/1865, p. 2)

Kuu wahine i ke kai o Kuloloia e...

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke IV, Helu 45, Aoao 2. Novemaba 11, 1865.

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A sort of kanikau for Lucy Muolo Moehonua by William Charles Lunalilo? 1865.

No ka mea i hala aku nei M. L. Moehonua.

Nau no i hana,
Nau no i lawe aku,
E aloha mai:
Ia makou nei a pau,
Kou mau kini nei,
He poe lepo no
Makou a pau.

E hilinai mau,
Ko keia ao a pau,
Ia oe no:
Ka Lunakanawai,
O na mea a pau,
Mahea e hoomaha ai,
Imua ou.

Hoomaikai mau makou,
Ia oe ka Moi,
O keia ao:
Ko ahonui mau,
Ia makou nei a pau,
Na lahui nei a pau,
Nou wale no.

W. C. L.

Waikiki, Augate 18, 1865.

[For the one who passed on, M. L. Moehonua

You created,
You take away,
Give aloha:
To us all,
Your multitudes,
People from the dirt,
Are all of us.

Constantly relying,
Is this whole world,
In you:
The Judge,
Of all things,
Where are we to rest,
Before you.

We always give praise,
To you the King,
Of this world:
Your constant patience,
For all of us,
For all of the nations,
Only for you.

W. C. L.

Waikiki, August 18, 1865.]

(Kuokoa, 8/26/1865, p. 4)

No ka mea i hala aku nei M. L. Moehonua.

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke IV, Helu 34, Aoao 4. Augate 26, 1865.

Funeral of Lucy Lusia Lulea Kaiamoku Muolo Moehonua, 1865.

[Found under: “HUNAHUNA MEA HOU O HAWAII NEI.”]

Funeral Performed.—Shortly after half past 3 o’clock, the funeral procession of Mrs. Lucy L. K. Moehonua began from their home until Kawaiahao Church, in the evening of the Sabbath, the 15th of this October. A short eulogy was read by the Rev. H. H. Parker [H. H. Pareka], and after that, the Rev. M. Kuaea rose and spoke on the passage 1 Thessalonians 4:18. It was not long after he was done speaking when the congregation was soon let out and the remains of Mrs. Lucy L. K. Moehonua were taken to be placed in her crypt, Hoakalei.

This crypt [hale kupapau] is the best in the cemetery of Kawaiahao, and in all of the nation of Hawaii nei. It is an unusual sight; it has four gables [kala] fashioned in the form of a cross; one gable faces the rising sun, one to the west, and the others to the north and south. And the cost for the building was nearly $800.00.

(Kuokoa, 10/21/1865, p. 2)

Ua Hoolewaia.

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke IV, Helu 42, Aoao 2. Okatoba 21, 1865.