The composer of this hula ʻālaʻapapa was Lolokū. The poetry used within the mele encourages health and long life and inspires hope in the face of widespread adversity and illness. Seeking a healthy recovery and peace of both mind as well as spirit draws heavily from humility, repentance and gratitude. “E ola nā iwi, e ola koa, e ola ē! May we live a long healthy life.”
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