Moonlight Mele

The Maui Historical Society is proud to present Moonlight Mele with George Kahumoku, Jr. & Friends, a benefit concert held on the grounds of Hale Ho`ike`ike in Wailuku, Maui held on the second Saturday of each month.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 11m. Bisher sind 25 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 hours 24 minutes

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Wahine U`i & Nā `Ono O Ka `Āina


Puamana written by Irmgard Aluli for her home in Puamana, Maui. Lei Nani by Charles Namahoe. Compares a lover to a beautiful lei. O Holy Night, written in 1847 by Placide Cappeau de Roquemaure.


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 2016-04-11  10m
 
 

`O `Oe `Io & E Ku`u Morning Dew


`O `Oe `Io (You Are God) by Luke Ka`a Morgan, 2009. E Ku`u Morning Dew by Eddie Kamae and Larry Kimura.


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 2016-03-28  10m
 
 

Pua Hone, Royal Hawaiian Hotel & Sadie


Dedicated to Leina`ala Heini Kalama, Master Kumu Hula who has recently passed away. Song is entitled Pua Hone, words and music by Dennis Kamakahi, 1977. Royal Hawaiian Hotel written by Mary Pula`a Robins. Sadie by Theresa Bright.


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 2016-03-14  11m
 
 

Kupa Landing & Hawaii Calls


Kupa Landing by Lot Kauwe and performed by George Kahumoku, Jr. & Friends in a paniolo style, or cowboy style of singing, featuring the yodel, which became a popular part of Hawaiian music. Hawaii Calls, words and music by Harry Owens. Composed as the theme song for Hawaii Calls, a short-wave radio program in 1935.


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 2016-02-29  11m
 
 

Onaona Ka Hala Me Ka Lehua, You Gotta Feel Aloha & Hawaiian Twelve Days of Christmas


Onaona Ka Hala Me Ka Lehua, traditional Hawaiian oli (traditional Hawaiian chant that is not danced. You Gotta Feel Aloha by The Surfers. Hawaiian Twelve Days of Christmas.


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 2016-02-15  10m
 
 

Swingtime in Honolulu, Lullaby & Aloha Ka Manini


Swingtime in Honolulu by Duke Ellington, Irving Mills and Henry Nemo. Lullaby (Goodnight Keiki) by Hui Ohana, 1978 Aloha Pumehana Album. Aloha Ka Manini written by Lot Kauwe. Talks about the fishes in the reef, like the manini and pōpolo, the kala and nenue.


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 2016-02-01  12m
 
 

I Ali`i No `Oe, No Ka Pueokahi & He U`i


I Ali`i No `Oe, a traditional Hawaiian mele, or song, says you are the chief, I am the commoner, sit and wait while I cater to your every need. No Ka Pueokahi written by Samuel Kalani Kaea. This song speaks of a ship called Pueo Kahi, named after a village near Hāna, Maui. In Hawaiian music, a ship is a poetic reference to a woman. He U`i written by Danny Kuaana...


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 2016-01-18  12m
 
 

Wahine U`i & Nā `Ono O Ka `Āina


Wahine U`i by John K. Almeida. This song speaks of the beautiful flowers of the island, like the Lokelani Rose, Mokihana, Kukui, Violet, and `Ilima Blossoms, and how they adorn his beautiful sweetheart. Nā `Ono O Ka `Āina by Edith Kanaka`ole. Speaks of the different varieties of the Kalo, or Taro Plant, staple starch of Hawaii’s traditional diet. The Kalo, in ancient tradition, is the older brother of the human race.


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 2015-12-28  14m
 
 

Ku`u Lei `Awapuhi, Sleep Walking, & Ka Makani Kā`ili Aloha


Ku`u Lei `Awapuhi. Words and music by Emily Kekahaloa Nāmau`u Taylor. Written in 1951 for the remake of the movie “Bird of Paradise”, this poem was set to the tune of another Hawaiian song, Ku`u Lei Pūpū. It expresses yearning for a lost lover, compared to the ginger flowers in the misty rain. Sleep Walking or Moe Kokolo. Words and music by George Kahumoku, Jr. Written during George’s time at Kamehameha Schools, Kapālama, about a sly two-legged mongoose. Ka Makani Kā`ili Aloha...


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 2015-12-21  14m
 
 

All Hawai'i Stand Together, Ka Ipo Lei Manu, & Koke`e


ALL HAWAI`I STAND TOGETHER by Liko Martin. Sings of the various sites throughout Hawai`i and calls for all of our Hawai`i people to come together as one nation. KA IPO LEI MANU composed by Queen Kapi`olani for her beloved King Kalākaua, who in this mele is personified as the rare and beautiful `I`iwi bird. King Kalākaua, having died at the palace hotel after touring through California in 1891, has never heard this haunting melody composed for him...


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 2015-12-14  13m
 
 
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