Moani Ke Ala

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Music and Lyrics by Prince William Pitt Leleiohoku II

VERSE 1

  D       A7     D 
Auhea o Moani ke ala,

   G         D 
Hoapili o mi nei,

    G              D 
Ahe aha kau hana e paweo nei,

A7            D 
E kamakani puulena.

            A7     D 
Kuhi au ahe pono keia,

   G           G 
Au e apaapamai nei,

  G             D 
E wiki mai oe i pono kaua,

  A7             D 
I Olu hoi au eke hoa.

VERSE 2

   D        A7   D 
Hoohihi aku au e ike,

    G          D 
Ia, wai ma punapuna,

   G           D 
Ua tuahine pio anuenue,

A7        D 
Oia aka iuiu.

            A7     D 
Kuhi au ahe pono keia,

   G           G 
Au e apaapamai nei,

  G             D 
E wiki mai oe i pono kaua,

  A7             D 
I Olu hoi au eke hoa.

ENGLISH TRANSLATION

VERSE 1

      D           A7          D 
Where art thou my darling, my sweet

   G            D 
Companion of my heart?

   G                         D 
Oh hasten thou the time that we shall meet,

     A7           D 
Come nevermore to part.

                  A7          D 
Where art thou my darling, my sweet, 

   G                   D 
Hasten thou I long for thee. 

   G                         D 
Oh quickly come, our love to make complete, 

     A7                        D 
Come and fulfill thy pledge to me.

VERSE 2

    D         A7     D 
How I long to soon behold thee.

    G                 D 
The fountains where I lie,

   G                           D 
No long gleam but flowing dark and coldly;

    A7              D 
For thee in sadness sigh.

                  A7          D 
Where art thou my darling, my sweet, 

   G                   D 
Hasten thou I long for thee. 

   G                         D 
Oh quickly come, our love to make complete, 

     A7                        D 
Come and fulfill thy pledge to me.

Chords

Below is a list of all the chords in this song. Click on a chord to learn how to play the chord on a particular instrument.

Instrument Chords
Banjo A7 D Major G Major
Guitar A7 D Major G Major
Mandolin A7 D Major G Major
Piano A7 D Major G Major
Ukulele A7 D Major G Major