Oi! (Song; Ka wai opuamakani o Wailua)
DESCRIPTION: Hawaaian: "Ka wai opuamakani o Wailua." "The wind-beaten stream of Wailua Is tossed into waves from the sea." A messenger warns of a coming storm. She despairs of support from the man, and laments, "I am wrong."
EARLIEST DATE: 1909 (Emerson, "The Hula," Unwritten Literature of Hawaii, according to Cohen)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage love rejection
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS2, p. 689, "Oi! (Song)" (1 Hawaiian text plus English translation)
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