A very old, traditional song. The story explains how Eddie Kamae, on the advice of Mary Kawena Pukui, went beyond libraries and archives to learn more about Hawaiian music. He met with an elderly man known for his remarkable recollection of oral histories and songs named ʻOulu Konanui who shared with him the song “Maunakea.” Within Eddie’s journey, this song serves as a window into his process of researching old Hawaiian songs.
- lyrics and translations
- song story
- educational questions
- music sheets
- resources from Kamae archive
Listen with Lyrics
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.