Written by Sam Liʻa Kalāinaina for his wife Sarah with music arranged by Eddie Kamae. The story is about Sam’s deep love for Sarah who died many years before him, and how in his long life he held this love ever close. The song marked a pivotal point in Eddie’s musical journey, helping him gain a new level of understanding about the relationship between Hawaiian poetry and place.
- lyrics and translations
- song story
- educational questions
- music sheets
- resources from Kamae archive
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Watch Video Clips on YouTube and ʻUluʻulu
YouTube videos are documentary clips and full song performances.
ʻUluʻulu videos link to short preview clips from raw footage.