"Aloha ʻOe" (Farewell to Thee) is Liliʻuokalani's most famous s... - dofaq.co
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"Aloha ʻOe" (Farewell to Thee) is Liliʻuokalani's most famous s...

wikipedia - 24 Aug 2015
"Aloha ʻOe" (Farewell to Thee) is Liliʻuokalani's most famous song and a common cultural symbol for Hawaii. The story of the origin of the song has several variations. They all have in common that the song was inspired by a notable farewell embrace given by Colonel James Harbottle Boyd during a horseback trip taken by Princess Liliʻuokalani in 1877 or 1878 to the Boyd ranch in Maunawili on the windward side of Oʻahu, and that the members of the party hummed the tune on the way back to Honolulu. Diffe

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