Waikapu (Forbidden Waters) - Traditional

 
Waikapu, makani kokolo lio
Makani houhou 'ili
'Inikiniki malie
 
Wailuku, makani lawe malie
Makani houhou `ili
`Inikiniki malie
 
Waiehu, makani ho'eha 'ili
Makani houhou `ili
`Inikiniki malie
 
Waihe'e makani kili'o'opu
Makani houhou` ili
`Inikiniki malie
 
Ha'ina, mai ana ka puana
Makani houhou `ili
`Inikiniki malie
Waikapu, wind in gusts
Skin-stinging wind
Gently pinching
 
Wailuku, wind becoming gentle
Skin-stinging wind
Gently pinching
 
Waiehu, wind paining the skin
Skin-stinging wind
Gently pinching
 
Waihe'e, graceful wind
Skin-stinging wind
Gently pinching
 
Tell the refrain
Skin-stinging wind
Gently pinching