Nu'uanu Mele - Traditional


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'Ike 'oe a Nu'uanu
Wahi ala kike'eke'e
Anuanu no nâ makani
E ke kô'ala Lanihuli
E ke kô'ala Lanihuli



You must see Nu'uanu
The road is winding
The cold winds
Sweep up to Lanihuli
Sweep up to Lanihuli

Source: G. Cooke collection - The composer gave this mele to Sophie Judd in the 1890's, who adjusted the words and music. In accordance to Hawaiian tradition it becomes the property of the recipient. Translated by Kaiu Kanoa - Music clip by Gippy Cooke