LAU KANAKA NO HAWAI'I, HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB of ARIZONA

Actively Participating in the Promotion, Perpetuation and Practice of the

Native Hawaiian Culture and Values Throughout Arizona

Traditionally at each gathering, we strive to:

  • Offer the opening Pule (prayer) done by a member,
  • Share a welcome with exchange (Anoi’oi) by the Leader
  • Read a short simple agenda (Papakumu Mano’a)
  • Enjoy the meal (Pa’ina)
  • Present the business or activity (Oi’hana)

 

ʻO na kupa o Hawaiʻi makou, e
Mai
ʻAlikona mai makou, e
O Hawai
ʻi ko makou aloha, e
I ko makou na
ʻau, e
I na manawa apau loa, e
Aloha e, Aloha e, Aloha e​

  • PAU HANA MELE: "Hawaii Aloha"

by Israel Kamakawiwooli

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_17vGYa81s

 

Verse 1

E Hawai'i e ku'u one hanau e
Ku'u home kulaiwi nei
'Oli no au i na pono lani ou
E Hawai'i, aloha e

Chorus

E hau'oli na 'opio o Hawai'i nei
'Oli e! 'Oli e!
Mai na aheahe makani e pa mai nei
Mau ke aloha, no Hawai'i

Ending Verse

E hau'oli na 'opio o Hawai'i nei
'Oli e! 'Oli e!
Mai na aheahe makani e pa mai nei
Mau ke aloha, no Ha---wai---'i

OLI:

We are citizens of Hawaiʻi

We are from Arizona

Hawaiʻi is our love,

In our minds and hearts, always

Aloha, Aloha, Aloha

MELE: Verse 1

O Hawaii, o sands of my birth

My native home

I rejoice in the heavenly blessings of you

O beloved Hawaii

 

Chorus

Be joyous o youth of Hawaii

Rejoice! Rejoice!

May the gentle breeze blow

Love for Hawaii is eternal

 

Ending Verse

Be joyous o youth of Hawaii

Rejoice! Rejoice!

May the gentle breeze blow

Love for Hawaii is eternal