For my family and friends ™ (haolegirl) wrote,
For my family and friends ™
haolegirl

More on Kealii Reichel



I uploaded Kawaipunahele as sung by Kealii Reichel so that people can hear his voice:





HERE



It's a song from this CD:





I'll be taking it down by this weekend but I know that some people dunno what I mean when I write about Kealii (pronounced "keh-ah-lee-ee") Reichel LOL

The lyrics and closest English translation is this:


For you Kawaipunahele
My never-fading lei
Never separated,
Firmly united.
Come, let's go back.
O Kawaipunahele.


You stand majestically
In the splendor of Wailuku.
My cherished sweetheart,
My adornment of the night
Come, let's go back.
O Kawaipunahele


Here is Keali`i
Waiting in loneliness
I am lonely,
I hurt
Come, let's go back,
O Kawaipunahele.


Tell of the love,
Of my never-fading lei.
Never separated,
Firmly united
When it's right, we'll go back,
O Kawaipunahele"



It can be seen here:

http://www.huapala.org/Kawaipunahele.html



He is one of the best Hawaiian musicians of my generation and hope that more people listen to him.

To me... he is an epitome of a Hawaiian. One of many.

In fact... I have his CD in my SUV so that I can listen to it when I drive home from the gym hehehe




Tags: kealii reichel
Subscribe

  • One of my favorite pictures of all time

    I am reposting this picture since it is one of my favorite pictures of all time that can no longer be found online. Gee... I WONDER WHY. Fortunately…

  • Jere tries to do it again

    I was getting ready for my flight to the Washington DC area again (which leaves tomorrow morning LOL) when I noticed that Jere was at it again trying…

  • The Epitome of Me

    This epitomizes my values... though English is not my first language LOL (My first language is actually pidgin English aka Hawaii Creole English…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment