OIAI UA OLA WAU

Author: Edwin O. Excell, 1851-1921

Edwin Othello Excell (December 13, 1851 – June 10, 1921), commonly known as E. O. Excell, was a prominent American publisher, composer, song leader, and singer of music for church, Sunday school, and evangelistic meetings during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Some of the significant collaborators in his vocal and publishing work included Sam P. Jones, William E. Biederwolf, Gipsy Smith, Charles Reign Scoville, J. Wilbur Chapman, W. E. M. Hackleman, Charles H. Gabriel and D. B. Towner. His 1909 stanza selection and arrangement of "Amazing Grace" became the most widely used and familiar setting of that hymn by the second half of the twentieth century. The influence of his sacred music on American popular culture throu… 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 mele ko'u a'u i oli ai
Title: OIAI UA OLA WAU
English Title: Since I Have Been Redeemed
Author: Edwin O. Excell, 1851-1921
Translator: "Hualalai", 1852-1938
Language: Hawaiian
Refrain First Line: Oiai ua ola wau
Publication Date: 1972
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1972.

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Instances

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Leo Hoonani Hou #57
Na Himeni Haipule Hawaii #194



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