** He Kanikau no ka Moi Iolani Kamehameha / A Lamentation For The King Iolani Kamehameha

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** He Kanikau no ka Moi Iolani Kamehameha / A Lamentation For The King Iolani Kamehameha

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Alas my dear foster child.

My brother, indeed,

From the Wa‘ahila rain of Mānoa,

Spreading out over the pili grass,

Being restored by the wind,

To bathe in the waters of Kahoiamano—

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, April 30, 1864
, Book: 3, Number: 18, Page: 4