E ala e

by Hawaiian (Anonymous)


Original Language Hawaiian


E ala e
Ka lai I ka hikina

I ka moana
Ka moana hou honu

Pi'I ka lew
Ka lewa Nu'u

I ka hikina
Ae a kala
E ala e


Awake!
The sun rises in the east.

At the ocean,
the deep ocean,

Climb to the heavens,
highest heaven.

In the east,
is the sun.
Rise! Awake!

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E ala e