AIA HELE KAKOU

Author: J. H. Sammis, 1846-1919

John H. Sammis was born in Brooklyn. He moved to Logansport, Indiana when ye was 22, where he was converted to Christianity. He was active in the Y.M.C.A., serving as secretary for the Terre Haute Association and later becoming State Secretary. After this, he studied at Lane and McCormack seminaries and was ordained in the Presbyterian church at Glidden, Iowa. He also pastored churches in Indianapolis, Grand Haven, MI, Red Wing and St. Paul, Minn. In 1909 he became associated with the Los Angeles Bible Institute. He wrote more that 100 hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Translator: "Hualalai"

"Hualalai" was the pen name of Ellen (or Ella) Hudson Paris, 1852-1938, daughter of John Davis Paris, a missionary in Hawai'i. (more information can be found on John Davis Paris and Hualalai on John Davis Paris's Wikipedia page). Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Aia hele kakou, Me ka Haku, Iesu
Title: AIA HELE KAKOU
English Title: Trust and Obey
Author: J. H. Sammis, 1846-1919
Translator: "Hualalai"
Language: Hawaiian
Publication Date: 1972
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1972.

Tune

TRUST AND OBEY

One of the sturdiest of the some two thousand tunes Daniel Brink Towner (b. Rome, PA, 1850; d. Longwood, MO, 1919) composed, TRUST AND OBEY is also among the most popular. It is cast in the verse-refrain form typical of gospel hymns. Sing in harmony throughout. Though the use of a fermata in the re…

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Instances

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Leo Hoonani Hou #68
Na Himeni Haipule Hawaii #21



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