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Pulelo Ha╩╗aheo - UH Hilo School Song

Instrumental performed by Professor Matthew Howell, Music Department.

Pulelo Ha╩╗aheo

Words by Kauanoe Kaman─ü, Kalena Silva, William H. Wilson, Music by Haunani Bernardino

Pulelo ha╩╗aheo ke ahi a n─ü lehua a╩╗o Hilo Hilo o ka m─ülamalama, lamak┼ź o nei ao Ka ua Kanilehua ka╩╗u e p┼źlama mau ai Hilo i ka uluwehiwehi, wehi kau i ka w─ôkiu
Hui:
E k┼ź a╩╗e e Hilo, lei i ka na╩╗auao
Ho╩╗okahi ka umauma, ho╩╗okahi pu╩╗uwai. English Translation by Kauanoe Kaman─ü, Kalena Silva, Kenith Simmons, William H. Wilson

Lehua Blossom flames leap high above Hilo,
Hilo, proud bearer of the torch of wisdom, light for all to share.
I shall always cherish the Kanilehua rain;
Hilo, lush with vegetation, a lei reaching to the highest peaks.

Chorus:
Rise up, O Hilo, wear proudly the mantle of enlightenment;
Let us stand united in purpose, mind and heart.