Story Behind the Song | Hawaiian Wedding Song | by Ukulele Mele - lanikai-beach.net

Mele Fong aka Ukulele Mele tells the story behind the Hawaiian Wedding Song. Originally titled “Ke Kali Nei Au” ( For Thee) Charles E. King composed the song with lyrics in Hawaiian in 1926 for his operetta Prince of Hawaii. In 1958, Al Hoffman and Dick Manning translated the original Hawaiian words into English, christening the song as the “Hawaiian Wedding Song.”

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RELATED VIDEO – for music and related story
Hawaiian Wedding Song (Short Version) – https://youtu.be/BAYQZenlV7E

RELATED VIDEO – for music and related story (long version)
Hawaiian Wedding Song (Our Hawaiian wedding in Maryland) – https://youtu.be/RPhRtxxUv_Y

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Native Hawaiian Mele Fong from Maui is an experienced educator and professional entertainer with over 50 years experience playing the ‘ukulele – Hawaii’s official instrument. Are UKE having fun yet? Watch. Listen. Play. The Ukulele Mele Way!

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