Ka `Ôlelo Hawai`i,
"`A`ole no i `ike `oe i na nani o kona wahi i hânau `ia
ai a e hele aku i kou `âina hânau."
"You do not see how beautiful your birthplace is
until you go away from home."
Ka `Ôlelo Hawai`i gently lifted the fog
Gift-wrapped in song and chant,
Sweetly beckoning me back to my motherland,
She whispered,"E ho`i mai."
With passion, I now seek to speak with her
Let us imbibe
Let us celebrate its ancient strength,
Fully submitting to its eternal loveliness.
Come, come home with me.
E ola mau ka 'ôlelo Hawai'i.
Aloha a hui hou,
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