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akrauth
December 31st, 2006, 12:58 AM
This is sort of like the traditional "Sing Down" but for Hawaiian songs. However, that doesn't mean they have to be exclusively in Hawaiian.

How to Play:
I'm gonna start. I'm gonna come up with a Hawaiian word, and anyone who wants to participate must come up with a mele that has that word in it and write out that line of it.

Now the rules:
1. This is open to anyone.
2. The song you choose can be in Hawaiian or English.
3. If someone duplicates a song or can't think of a song to use, that round is over.
4. The person who causes a round to be over can choose the next word.
5. The word doesn't have to be in the title itself; it can be anywhere in the song.

Hiki mai, I think we can start now. I'll start out with an easy one.

The word is: aloha.

achow
December 31st, 2006, 01:03 AM
Got one....

Aloha 'oe!

The next word is keiki.

akrauth
December 31st, 2006, 01:07 AM
(sings) Keiki o ka 'aina la...

akrauth
December 31st, 2006, 03:43 PM
Me ke keiki hemolele e
(from Po La'i E)

akrauth
December 31st, 2006, 03:44 PM
He lei aloha no ke keiki

akrauth
December 31st, 2006, 11:46 PM
I got another one, and this is from "Christmas in Hawai`i" by Danny Couch:
All the keiki know that he's gonna show when it's Christmas in Hawai`i.

I can't think of any others, so that ends round 2.

Now for round 3. The new word is nani.

achow
January 3rd, 2007, 11:36 PM
(sings) Nani wale ku'u 'ike 'ana la e la. lol

akrauth
January 3rd, 2007, 11:58 PM
(sings) He nani e, he nani no, he nani ka nohona pili kai.

achow
January 4th, 2007, 12:04 AM
(sings) Nani Ko'olau, a he po anu

achow
January 4th, 2007, 12:38 PM
(sings) He nani mai ho'i kau
'O Wailuanuiaho'ano

achow
January 4th, 2007, 12:41 PM
(sings) He nani no 'oe. Makalei Nani

achow
January 4th, 2007, 12:44 PM
(sings) Ua nani Nu'uanu e ka ua, Kilihune i ka lihi o ka pua

achow
January 4th, 2007, 12:48 PM
(sings)He mele ke'ia no Hilo, Ka nani o ka 'aina
(sings) Makemake wale ka 'ikena, ka nani o Mauna Kea
(sings) Puana 'ia me ke aloha, I ka nani a'o Hilo

achow
January 4th, 2007, 12:50 PM
(sings) ike i ka nani, a'o Kilauea

achow
January 4th, 2007, 12:52 PM
(sings) ku'u lei nani, ku'u ipo

achow
January 4th, 2007, 01:00 PM
(sings) E ho'opulu 'ia nei ka ua kilihune, nani wale e ka ua a'o koke'e
(sings) ho'olu i ka maka o ka malihini, no ka nani a'o Kalalau hanohano i ka maka
(sings) Ka nani o Koke'e kihapai nani ke'ike aku, me ka nani o Kalalau kilakila, kelakela i ka la'i
(sings) Ha'ina 'ia mai ana ka puana, O ka nani a'o Koke'e me ka nani O Kalalau

akrauth
January 4th, 2007, 02:15 PM
(from Kawaipunahele)
(sings) Ku 'oe me ke ki'eki'e
I ka nani a'o Wailuku

akrauth
January 4th, 2007, 02:17 PM
Ua nani o Nu'uanu...

akrauth
January 4th, 2007, 02:18 PM
(sings) He nani lua'ole, ku'u wehi o na lani...
(from Malie's Song/Hawaiian Lullaby)

akrauth
January 4th, 2007, 02:19 PM
He blossom nani ho'i e

achow
January 4th, 2007, 06:27 PM
Ua nani o Nu'uanu... Copy cat...just joking

achow
January 4th, 2007, 06:32 PM
from Hapa's CD Namahana

(from the song Pu'uanahulu)
Nani wale Pu'uanahulu i ka 'iu 'iu
'Aina pali kaulana pu'u kinikni

achow
January 4th, 2007, 06:37 PM
from Robi's CD Keiki O ka 'Aina la

(from the song He Po Lani Makamae)
Pa mai ka mahealani
He nani 'oe ke 'ike aku

akrauth
January 5th, 2007, 10:15 AM
Copy cat...just joking


No, I was doing the traditional song called "Ua Nani O Nu'uanu." If I did "Liholiho" like you did, the round would be over.

akrauth
January 5th, 2007, 10:18 AM
Me ka nani... Kalama'ula.

akrauth
January 5th, 2007, 10:19 AM
(chants)
Ua nani ha'ena i ka 'ehukai...

akrauth
January 5th, 2007, 10:22 AM
I'm gonna give just cuz this one is gonna go on forever.
The new word is lei.

akrauth
January 5th, 2007, 03:11 PM
I'll go first:

(sings) hanohano ka lei pikake...

akrauth
January 5th, 2007, 03:13 PM
E ho'ohulu ia lei,
Ka ua kilihune

akrauth
January 5th, 2007, 03:14 PM
He 'ohu i ka lei hali'a...

akrauth
January 5th, 2007, 03:15 PM
My yellow ginger lei...

akrauth
January 12th, 2007, 03:40 PM
ku'u lei, ku'uipo...

akrauth
January 12th, 2007, 03:40 PM
I'll weave a lei of stars for you...

akrauth
January 12th, 2007, 03:46 PM
'Auhea wale ana 'oe,
Ku'u lei nani ku'uipo...

akrauth
January 12th, 2007, 03:47 PM
ku'u lei, show me how to love

akrauth
January 12th, 2007, 03:48 PM
nou e Kawaipunahele, ku'u lei aloha mae'ole...

akrauth
January 12th, 2007, 03:51 PM
'auhea wale 'oe, lei onaona la...

akrauth
January 14th, 2007, 02:33 PM
Sister gathered flowers for a lei,
Brother watched the imu all through the day.

achow
January 16th, 2007, 12:32 PM
Ka 'ike o ka makua
He lei aloha no ke keiki

achow
January 16th, 2007, 12:35 PM
'Auhea 'oe e ka ipo lei momi, la e

achow
January 16th, 2007, 12:37 PM
Aloha ku'u wehi e lei nei
Lei ho'i 'oe i ka la'i malie

achow
January 16th, 2007, 12:38 PM
Hanohano 'o Maui i ka lei loke

achow
January 16th, 2007, 12:39 PM
Eia ku'u lei aloha

achow
January 16th, 2007, 12:40 PM
Aloha ku'u lei hinahina

achow
January 16th, 2007, 12:43 PM
He lei no Kamaile (chant)

achow
January 16th, 2007, 12:45 PM
'Auhea wale ana 'oe
Ku'u lei o ka po

achow
January 16th, 2007, 12:46 PM
Lei Hana i ka makani Ualau'awa

achow
January 16th, 2007, 12:48 PM
He lei pikake ku'u aloha

achow
January 16th, 2007, 12:53 PM
I lei 'ia 'o Wai'ale'ale
I ka ua lei kili'ohu

achow
January 16th, 2007, 12:58 PM
Kou aloha pau 'ole i na pua lei

achow
January 16th, 2007, 12:59 PM
'O 'oe, e ku'u lei e

achow
January 16th, 2007, 01:09 PM
From Kaukahi debut CD:
I lei ho'okahi nani lua'ole

pzarquon
January 16th, 2007, 01:15 PM
Um. Is anyone else (http://www.hawaiithreads.com/misc.php?do=whoposted&t=11525) playing "The Hawaiian Mele Game"?

akrauth
January 19th, 2007, 03:16 PM
I have no clue! lol I told some other members about it...

Like the last one, I think this one is gonna go on forever too, so I'm gonna think of a new category.

Songs with Hawaiian Place Names in the Title

akrauth
January 19th, 2007, 11:14 PM
Hanohano 'o Maui i ka lei loke...

akrauth
January 19th, 2007, 11:15 PM
Each time Honolulu city lights...

akrauth
January 19th, 2007, 11:16 PM
(from Hawai'i Aloha)
E Hawai'i e ku'u one hanau e...

akrauth
January 19th, 2007, 11:19 PM
Ua mau
ke ea o ka 'aina
i ka pono
o Hawai'i

akrauth
January 19th, 2007, 11:20 PM
I decided that I'll count this one even though the song is about the god, not the island, cuz it's also a place name:

Maui
oh Maui
oh Maui
Hawaiian sup'pa man!

akrauth
January 20th, 2007, 12:11 AM
Shoot! The "lei" round would have been over before I gave. I thought that it was "e ho'opulu ia lei" in "Hilo," not "nei." I know what would have been sung if someone else had caught me: na na na na, na na na na, hey hey hey, goodbye! lol That's what everybody sings when someone causes a round to be over. I also made up a Hawaiian version: "na na na na, na na na na, aloha, a hui hou!"

achow
January 20th, 2007, 01:18 AM
He mele keia no Hilo, ka nani o ka 'aina

achow
January 20th, 2007, 01:20 AM
A place where it used to be to raise your family
But now Haaai'i is not Hawai'i anymore

achow
January 20th, 2007, 01:21 AM
A place where it used to be to raise your family
But now Hawai'i is not Hawai'i anymore

akrauth
January 20th, 2007, 10:19 AM
You repeated it!
(sings) Na na na na, na na na na, aloha, a hui hou!

achow
January 20th, 2007, 02:21 PM
Kahi ho'opulapula 'o Moloka'i

achow
January 20th, 2007, 02:24 PM
My favorite...

He mele keia noho Hanama'ulu, no hanama'ulu ke aloha. lol

akrauth
January 21st, 2007, 01:36 AM
Fine, I guess I'll be nice to you and let this round continue...
(sings) Wai'anae... is the place for me.

akrauth
April 2nd, 2007, 02:54 PM
Kilauea i ka la'i

akrauth
April 2nd, 2007, 02:54 PM
Pupu o Ni'ihau, 'auhea 'oe?

akrauth
April 2nd, 2007, 02:55 PM
Maika'i wale no Kaua'i
Hemolele wale i ka malie
Kuahiwi nani Wai'ale'ale
Lei ana i ka mokihana.
(lol That's two!)

akrauth
April 2nd, 2007, 02:56 PM
I ka nani a'o Wailuku (from Kawaipunahele)

Ms_Aloha_Nui
April 2nd, 2007, 03:11 PM
Haleiwa paka

Got2HaVKaYaNoW
April 4th, 2007, 11:46 AM
Nani wale a ka mahina o ka lili poa a'o kananaka (mele)

akrauth
May 2nd, 2007, 11:46 PM
Moloka'i nui a hina

akrauth
May 2nd, 2007, 11:50 PM
First of all, I'm glad to see that others are interested in playing now. Keep it up.

Now, here's my next song:
He aloha no 'o Honolulu

akrauth
May 2nd, 2007, 11:52 PM
I ka luna o Haleakala (from "Ke Aloha Kalikimaka" on Keali'i Reichel's Christmas CD, Maluhia)

akrauth
May 22nd, 2007, 01:54 PM
I lei 'ia o Wai'ale'ale (sorry Alana, had to do it)

akrauth
May 22nd, 2007, 01:55 PM
I'm changing it now because I think it's gonna go on forever.

New word: pua

akrauth
May 22nd, 2007, 01:56 PM
Does my own mele count?
(sings) 'Auhea wale 'oe, e ku'u pua lokelani.

akrauth
May 22nd, 2007, 01:57 PM
Kilihune i ka lihi, o ka pua (sorry again Alana)

akrauth
May 22nd, 2007, 01:58 PM
O 'oe no ka 'i'ini, e ku'u pua tubarose

akrauth
May 22nd, 2007, 01:59 PM
E ku'u pua mae'ole, kau i ka wekiu

akrauth
May 22nd, 2007, 02:00 PM
Ku'u pua, ku'u pua mae'ole...

akrauth
May 22nd, 2007, 02:01 PM
Ka 'ano'i pua o uka

akrauth
May 22nd, 2007, 02:02 PM
'Auhea 'oe, e ku'u pua onaona? (from "Kou Aloha Mau a Mau")

akrauth
June 4th, 2007, 03:29 PM
'Auhea wale ana 'oe, e ke 'ala pua pikake?