Another mele for Kilauea Lighthouse, 1919.

In the Helen Roberts audio collection at the Bishop Museum, it seems that there is an actual recording of Wahinekeaouli Pa performing this mele! [Haw 1.5a, track ] Wow.

nupepa

HE MELE NO KA HALE KUKUI O KILAUEA.

HALE IPUKUKUI O KILAUEA, KAUAI.

Nani wale ka uwila i Kilauea,
E anapa mai la i ka paia lani;
Hoike mai ana i kona nani,
He malamalama oi kelakela;
Helu ekahi a o Hawaii nei.
Ma ka lihi kai o ka Pakipika;
Ua ana pono ia kona enekini,
No kanaha mile kona mamao;
Kaomi lima ia iho ke pihi,
E niniu ia no umi kekona;
Hihiu na hana a ka Puakea,
He oi pakela a ke akamai;
I hana noeau ia e Palani,
Me na waihooluu like ole;
He kinohinohi ke ike aku,
Ka anapa a ka onohi kaimana,
Ua hanaia a ku i ka nani,
Molina wai gula anapanapa;
Ka papa dala ke kahua ia,
Ka hulali a ka wai hoohinuhinu;
Ua kohu lihilihi anuenue,
Ka alohi, ka anapa ke ike aku,
Haina ia mai ana ka puana,
Hale kukui nani…

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Mele for Kauai and Kukuiolono Park by Mrs. Wahineikeaouli Pa, 1917

HOOHENO NO KA POLI LAUAE.

Nani wale no Kukuiolono,
Ke kikowaena o Kauai;
Paka hooheno a ka lehulehu,
A ka ili ulaula ili keokeo.
laila makou ike iho ai,
Na pua like ole oi a ka nani;
Hoohihi ka manao a e lalau,
…..I bo-ke pua kau umauma.
Aole nae hoi la a e hihi,
Na huaolelo kau e ka weli;
…..Mai kii aku oe mai hoopa,
Ua kapu ia na Alekana;
Aole i ana iho e ka makemake,
Na pua momi o Keaunaulu.
Ulumahiehie i ka Uanoe,
I ka ua lihau noe i ke kula;
Laula ke kahua i haulani ia,
Ekolu puni o ka lina poepoe.
Ua lawa ka iini koialoko,
…..Ua ike ia Kukuiolono;
Kau aku ka manao no Waimea,
E ike i ka wai Ulailiahi.
Ka hoa pili hoi o ka Waikea,
Na wai kaulana o Manokalani.
Aia i ka la’i a o Waiawa,
Ka mu-o launiu opiopio,
He hoa hooheno no Limaloa,
No ka eueu a o Ainaike;
Ike i ke one kani a o Nohili,
Kohu waiolina ke hone mai.
Ua like a like me ke kauno’a,
…..Nonoula i ka Wailiula.
E ola no au me a’u lei,
A kau i ka hae o ka lanakila;
Haina ka puana a i lonoia,
O a’u lei o ka Poli Lauae.

Hakuia e Mrs. Wahinekeaouli Pa.

[I wonder if there is a picture of the sign that stood at Kukuiolono Park which is referred to in this mele? “You fancy to take, A boutonniere of flowers for your breast, But don’t mistaken, The sign that instills fear; Do not take nor touch, For they are kapu to Alexander McBryde (Alekana).

This mele is printed earlier in the Kuokoa of 12/7/1917, p. 3.]

(Kuokoa, 12/28/1917, p. 5)

HOOHENO NO KA POLI LAUAE.

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke LV, Helu 52, Aoao 5. Dekemaba 28, 1917.