KA'A MAU KE AKUA E HANA E

Author: William Cowper, 1731-1800

Cowper, William, the poet. The leading events in the life of Cowper are: born in his father's rectory, Berkhampstead, Nov. 26, 1731; educated at Westminster; called to the Bar, 1754; madness, 1763; residence at Huntingdon, 1765; removal to Olney, 1768; to Weston, 1786; to East Dereham, 1795; death there, April 25,1800. The simple life of Cowper, marked chiefly by its innocent recreations and tender friendships, was in reality a tragedy. His mother, whom he commemorated in the exquisite "Lines on her picture," a vivid delineation of his childhood, written in his 60th year, died when he was six years old. At his first school he was profoundly wretched, but happier at Westminster; excelling at cricket and football, and numbering Warren Hastin… Go to person page >

Translator: Laiana (Lorenzo Lyons), 1807-1886

Lorenzo Lyons also known as Makua Laiana, missionary to Hawaii. Dianne Shapiro  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ka'a mau ke Akua e hana'e
Title: KA'A MAU KE AKUA E HANA E
English Title: God Moves in a Mysterious Way
Author: William Cowper, 1731-1800
Translator: Laiana (Lorenzo Lyons), 1807-1886
Language: Hawaiian
Publication Date: 1972
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1972.

Tune

ST. PETER (Reinagle)

Composed by Alexander R. Reinagle (b. Brighton, Sussex, England, 1799; d. Kidlington, Oxfordshire, England, 1877), ST. PETER was published as a setting for Psalm 118 in Reinagle's Psalm Tunes for the Voice and Pianoforte (c. 1836). The tune first appeared with Newton's text in Hymns Ancient and Mode…

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Leo Hoonani Hou #52
Na Himeni Haipule Hawaii #9



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