HE AO LA'ELA'E ILOKO O'U

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt, 1851-1920

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… 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: He ao la'ela'e iloko o'u
Title: HE AO LA'ELA'E ILOKO O'U
English Title: Sunshine in the Soul
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt, 1851-1920
Translator: "Hualalai", 1852-1938
Language: Hawaiian
Refrain First Line: Kei ka la'ela'e
Publication Date: 1972
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1972.

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