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Ka `Ôpae Composed By: Rev. Dennis Kamakahi Performed By: Robi, Troy Fernandez, Fiji, Sean Na`auaoa Submitted By: Russo <raikeda@hotmail.com> Sistah Robi #11 Hui after each paukû A D A E hele au i ke kahawai A E7 A `Ike nô ka `ôpae A D A Aia iâ Hâlawa lâ A E7 A Ma Moloka`i nani Hui: A D A E7 Ka `opae, ka `opae, ma ke kahawai A D A E7 A Ka `opae, ka `opae, ma ke kai hohonu Ke `imi nei au nô iâ `oe ma ke kahakai Aia i ke kahawai Ke loa`a nei au iâ `oe `Ai mâkou i ka `ôpae Inu i ka `awa Momona me nepunepu Ka `ôpae o Hâlawa `Ai mâkou i ka niu haohao Mai `o Hâlawa `Ono nô me ka wai Ka wai o ka `awa `Auhea `oe, ku`u ipo lâ Makemake au e honi iâ `oe A inu i ka `awa ç Ho`i mai ia`u Ha`ina mai ka puana lâ `Ai mâkou i ka `opae Momona me nepunepu Ka `ôpae o Hâlawa Translation: Kû Kahakalau I go to the river, and there I see the shrimp There in Hâlawa Valley, on beautiful Moloka`i The shrimp called `Ôpae in the running stream The shrimp called `Ôpae in the deep sea I am looking for you down by the seashore But it is in the river that you are finally found Here we are eating shrimp and drinking kava How plump and juicy indeed are the shrimp of Hâlawa We enjoy the young coconut meat from Hâlawa It’s truly delicious together with the water mixed with kava Where are you my sweetheart, how I long to kiss you And drink kava until you return to me Let the story be told about us eating shrimp together How plump and juicy indeed are the shrimp of Hâlawa
                                     
                                
                                 
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