Written by Eddie and Myrna Kamae with kōkua from Dennis Kamakahi. The song is about Mary Kawena Pukui’s frequent admonition to Eddie that he continue his work in music and cultural preservation. The story describes how Eddie and Kawena first met, their working relationship, and her consistent encouragement for Eddie to “hoʻomau.”
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