Kalua

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Submitted by: Kanaka916
Kalua (Love Song from Bird of Paradise)
Words & music by Kenneth Darby
Hawaiian Transcription by Emily K. Taylor

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`O wai ka hali`a ka `anoi a loko
`O wai ka hali`a ka `anoi a loko

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O nei a ka po
Nou ka hali`a e Kalua
G7      
Nou no ka i`ini
A ka pu`uwai o
                           C
Wai la ka hali`a Aloha a Kalua
      

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Ho`oheno nei ka ipo
       C7    F 
Ia `oe e Kalua
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Ka pua i mohala ike aumoe (ike aumoe)
G7
Hi`ipoe ke aloha makamae (makamae)
C
Nou na kau akau
G7                 C
Nou ka i`ini e Kalua 

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This is my night of love, this is the hour of Kalua
G7
My arms are open now, my heart has spoken now
                        C
Who will be Kaua's only love

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Before the night is old my arms will hold Kalua
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My beating heart is true, wanting you
G7
Your beating heart I see, wanting me
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And now my song is through, I give to you, Kalua

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  1. LANAKILA MUNDON

    I am trying to compose my own slack key version of Kalua. When I see Led Kaapana again, I will ask him to teach me his great version. The song has special childhood memories for me. Mahalo.

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