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EKOLU MEA NUI (Three Greatest Things)

Ekolu mea nui ma ka honua

Author: Robert Nawahine
Tune: NAWAHINE
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Ekolu me nui maka honua,
O kamana'oi'o, kamana'olana,
a me kealoha. Kealoha kai oi a'e,
Pomaika'i na mea apau,
pomaika'i na mea apau.

2 E na makua, na keiki,
Na mamo a luda me Epelaima.
E pa'a kamana'o i ka pono i oi ae.
Pomaika'i na mea apau,
pomaika'i na mea apau.

(This translation is not intended to be sung:)
1 Three important things in the world,
faith, hope, and aloha, aloha is the best,
and everything is blessed,
and everything is blessed.

2 O parents, children, descendants of Judah and Ephraim,
think always that righteousness is best,
and everything is blessed,
and everything is blessed.


Source: The New Century Hymnal #496

Author: Robert Nawahine

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Text Information

First Line: Ekolu mea nui ma ka honua
Title: EKOLU MEA NUI (Three Greatest Things)
Author: Robert Nawahine
Meter: Irregular
Language: Hawaiian
Publication Date: 1972
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1972.

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The New Century Hymnal #496

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