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Ke Ke'a Kahiko Pa'a

Author: George Bennard

George Bennard (1873-1958) was born in Youngstown, OH. When he was a child the family moved to Albia, Iowa. He served with the Salvation Army in Iowa for several years before he was ordained in the Methodist Episcopal Church. His hymn "Speak, my Lord" appears in Triumphant Service Songs (Chicago: Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Co., 1934). He wrote words and tune for his best known hymn "The Old Rugged Cross" in 1913. Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Translator: Hualalai

"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: Mao a'e l ahe ke'a kahiko a pa'a
Title: Ke Ke'a Kahiko Pa'a
English Title: On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross
Author: George Bennard
Translator: Hualalai
Language: Hawaiian
Refrain First Line: Aloha wau i kela kea pa'a

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Leo Hoonani Hou #39

Na Himeni Haipule Hawaii #124

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