‘Ama ‘Ama

Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

Submitted by: DeG
‘Ama  ‘Ama
By: Sam Alma
Version: Isreal Kamakawiawo’ole 

Soprano Ukulele, C tuning.

Chords used in this song:
  A+    D    D6    E     A     Dmaj7
A—4-----5----2-----2-----0-----4
E—5-----2----2-----4-----0-----2
C—4-----2----2-----4-----1-----2
G—6-----2----2-----4-----2-----2

Intro:  (put your hands roughly in the position for the chords, then play tab)

   D                             A                         D6    Dmaj7  D6       A
A-5----5--4---2--------4-------4-- 2--0----2-----4-------2--------0---------0---------	
E------------------------------------------------------------------------------0-------0---
C----2-----------------------1------------------- 2------2----------------1--------1-----
G-2----------------------2--------------------2----------------------2-------------------


   D                             A                         D6    Dmaj7  D6       A
A-5----5--4---2--------4-------4-- 2--0----2------4-------2-------0---------0-------0-	
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------0-------0---
C----2-----------------------1-------------------2-------2-----------------1--------1-----
G-2----------------------2--------------------2-----------------------2-------------------

||: (Rest)       A+               D                  A+            
1.    He aloha e ka i`a la  `Ai a ka `ama`ama ----   `Ai a ka i`a la
2.    He aloha e ka i`a la `Ai a ka pa`a kai  ------   `Ai a ka i`a la
3.    He aloha e ka i`a la  `Ai a ka ni`oi  ----------  `Ai a ka i`a la
4.    He aloha e ka i`a la  `Ai a ka `o`opu --------   `Ai a ka i`a la
5.    He aloha e ka i`a la  `Ai a ka `opihi   --------  `Ai a ka i`a la
6.    Haina `ai `ia mai   `Ai ana ka puana              * Hiu a ka pipi stew


    D6                         E                         A           D6   Dmaj7  D6  A   
1. `Ai a ka lawalu    `Ai a ka ho`omoemoe  ……….
2. `Ai a ka `ono la    `Ai a ka sawa   -  sawa …………..
3. `Ai a ka welawela `Ai a ka puhi   -  puhi  …………..
4. `Aia a ka `ele`ele  `Ai a ia pake`o -  ke`o  …………
5.  `Ai a ka maka la   `Ai a ka piha po -haku ……….
6. Hiu a ka miki poi   Hiu a ka piha o - pu         (repeat from *) 

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