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  • A traditional Hawaiian chant which is the name chant for King Lunalilo (1835-1874). It recalls his visit to America. The lyrics are below (English translation follows): No ke ano ahiahi ke aloha la I ka hali`ali`a `ana mai O ko`u la heo keia la Ke lu mai nei na pe`a Ke hiu nei ka heleuma la Ua kau e ka hae mahope Huli a`e `oe a hele kaua la Eia i ka moana lipolipo Kau aku kaua a ho`i la E `ike ia Maleka `ailana Ha`ina ka inoa no ke ali`i la No ka lani Lunalilo he inoa ------------- Evening is the time I love when Fond memories come to me This is my day, the day I sail Unfurl the sails Lift the anchor now The flag flutters astern Turn around and let's set sail Into the vast ocean Let us return We have seen the land of America Tell the name of the chief The great one, Lunalilo is his name

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