Sheet music to “Sweet Sweeting” now available, 1908.

[Found under: “LOCAL NEWS”]

The song that is printed with the name Sweet Sweeting, the musical notes are available at the musical instrument store Bergstrom. That very nice mele was composed by native Hawaiian youths.

[A little shout out to Kamehameha Song Contest… There are so many priceless mele carefully stored away in the Hawaiian-Language Newspapers. It is time for us to look back; ua wela ka hao!]

(Kuokoa, 9/18/1908, p. 5)

O ka himeni e puka aku nei...

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XLIII, Helu 38, Aoao 5. Sepatemaba 18, 1908.

Sheet music of famous songs being sung by Ernest Kaai, 1912.


Everyone wanting copies of the famous songs being sung by the group of Ernest Kaai, they being “Uina Loko” and “Sweet Sweeting,” write to Kalani Peters, Number 168, Beritania Street. These are mele set with musical notes so that those who read music can sing them without confusion. They are 25 cents per copy. Send in your orders and money.

[I have not found a copy of this compilation as of yet… But i bet someone has a copy in their grandma’s piano bench, the kind with the lift-up music storage compartment!]

(Aloha Aina, 2/24/1912, p. 4)


Ke Aloha Aina, Buke XVI, Helu 8, Aoao 4. Feberuari 24, 1912.