Mele by Ninito Sumner and Manaiula Sumner for Victoria Kaahumanu, 1862.

A mele for V. Kaahumanu.

1. E ipupu itoito mau,
To matou pupu nei,
Ia hau roa tei mua roa,
Te mau mea maitatai.

2. Iaorana oe Witoria,
Te mata hiti a pai,
Iaorana oe iaorana oe Witoria,
Te mata hiti api.

3. Te oaoa nei tatou,
Tona aroha rahi mau,
Iaorana oe Iaorana oe Witoria,
Te mata hiti api.

4. Teia to matou  manao,
Ia hau atu te maitai,
Iaorana oe Iaorana oe Witoria,
Te mata hiti api.

5. Ua tia o Kamamaru e,
Ta hitia o ta ra e,
Tea ra noia e,
Tae ahi i Tahiti e.

6. Teia te parau e,
Faa tia mai oe e,
E haere hoi oe e,
E hio i te piri e.

7. Ta pua o te me hau e,
Tama tai nui hiti e,
O Tahiti i te vai uri rau e,
Tefe nua he aroha e.

8. O hoa i te tai rapa tia e,
Te matai toe rau e,
Nania mai ra paia e,
Paia i ma ramae.

Mrs. N. Sumner.

” M. Sumner.

[Can anyone supply a translation for this mele?]

(Kuokoa, 1/25/1862, p. 3)

He mele no V. Kaahumanu.

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke I, Helu 9, Aoao 3. Ianuari 25, 1862.