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HOKU AO NANI E ALOHI E ANA

Translator: Laiana (Lorenzo Lyons), 1807-1886

Lorenzo Lyons also known as Makua Laiana, missionary to Hawaii. Dianne Shapiro  Go to person page >

Author: Reginald Heber, 1783-1826

Reginald Heber was born in 1783 into a wealthy, educated family. He was a bright youth, translating a Latin classic into English verse by the time he was seven, entering Oxford at 17, and winning two awards for his poetry during his time there. After his graduation he became rector of his father's church in the village of Hodnet near Shrewsbury in the west of England where he remained for 16 years. He was appointed Bishop of Calcutta in 1823 and worked tirelessly for three years until the weather and travel took its toll on his health and he died of a stroke. Most of his 57 hymns, which include "Holy, Holy, Holy," are still in use today. -- Greg Scheer, 1995… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hoku ao nani e alohi e ana
Title: HOKU AO NANI E ALOHI E ANA
English Title: Brightest and Best
Translator: Laiana (Lorenzo Lyons), 1807-1886
Author: Reginald Heber, 1783-1826 (alt.)
Language: Hawaiian
Publication Date: 1972
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1972.

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Leo Hoonani Hou #133

Na Himeni Haipule Hawaii #79

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