Kahuli aku
Kahuli mai
Kahuli lei ula
Lei akolea
Kolea, kolea
Ki`i ka wai
Wai akolea
Wai akolea
Turn little shell
Turn this way little shell
The tree shell is a red ornament in
The lei of the akolea fern
Little bird, little bird
Go down to the stream
Sip the sweet nectar
From the akolea fern