He Mana`o Ko`u Ia `Oe (I Think Of You) - Traditional

 

He mana`o ko`u ia `oe
I loko ku`u pu`uwai
He wahine u`i o Hawai`i
Me ka lei lehua
 
He mana`o ko`u ia `oe
I loko ku`u pu`uwai
He wahine u`i o Maui
Me ka lei roselani
 
He mana`o ko`u ia `oe
I loko ku`u pu`uwai
He wahine u`i o Oahu
Me ka lei `ilima
 
He mana`o ko`u ia `oe
I loko ku`u pu`uwai
He wahine u`i o Kaua`i
Me ka lei mokihana
 
He mana`o ko`u ia `oe
I loko ku`u pu`uwai
He wahine u`i o Moloka`i
Me ka lei kukui
 
He mana`o ko`u ia `oe
I loko ku`u pu`uwai
He wahine u`i o Lanai
Me ka lei kaunaoa
 
He mana`o ko`u ia `oe
I loko ku`u pu`uwai Ni`ihau
He wahine u`i o pupu
Me ka lei
 
He mana`o ko`u ia `oe
I loko ku`u pu`uwai
He wahine u`i o Kaho`olawe
Me ka lei hinahina
 
Ha`ina mai ka puana
Na wahine u`i o Hawai`i
He mana`o ko`u ia `oe
Me ka lei aloha
I think of you
In my heart
There`s a lovely woman of Hawaii
With lehua leis
 
 
I think of you
In my heart
There`s a lovely woman of Maui
With roselani leis
 
I think of you
In my heart
There`s a lovely woman of Oahu
With ilima leis
 
I think of you
In my heart
There`s a lovely woman of Kauai
With mokihana leis
 
I think of you
In my heart
There`s a lovely woman of Molokai
With kukui leis
 
I think of you
In my heart
There`s a lovely woman of Lanai
With kaunaoa leis
 
I think of you
In my heart
There`s a lovely woman of Niihau
With pupu leis
 
I think of you
In my heart
There`s a lovely woman of Kahoolawe
With hinahina leis
 
The story is told
The lovely women of Hawaii
I think of you
With affection