AIA HO'OMANA'O WAU I KA LONO LA'I E

Author: Jemima Luke, 1813-1906

Luke, Jemima Thompson, the wife of Rev. Samuel Luke, an Independent minister of England, was the daughter of Thomas 422 Thompson, a philanthropist, and was born at Colebrook Terrace, Islington, August 19, 1813. When only thirteen years of age she began writing for the Juvenile Magazine. She published a volume titled The Female Jesuit in 1851 and A Memoir of Eliza Ann Harris, of Clifton, in 1859, but her name is known to the Christian world almost wholly through the one hymn found in this volume. Mrs. Luke died February 2, 1906. I think when I read that sweet 682 Hymn Writers of the Church, 1915, Charles Nutter… Go to person page >

Translator: "Hualalai", 1852-1938

"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 ho'omana'o wau i ka lono la'i e
Title: AIA HO'OMANA'O WAU I KA LONO LA'I E
English Title: I Think When I Read That Sweet Story
Author: Jemima Luke, 1813-1906
Translator: "Hualalai", 1852-1938
Language: Hawaiian
Publication Date: 1972
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1972.

Tune

SWEET STORY

This is very similar to SALAMIS (12323), but the contour of the melody is strikingly different in the second phrase.

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Leo Hoonani Hou #48

Na Himeni Haipule Hawaii #111

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