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Solstice Sunrise at the Summit

#kilakilaohaleakala, #kapualoha, #alohaaina

Sunday, June 21st, 7am: Calling all Aloha 'Āina warriors to journey to the summit to observe protocol and greet the rising sun on this solstice day. 
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Aloha Mai! Below you'll find the chants for those of you who are planning on joining us atop Haleakalā for Ke Ala Polohiwa a Kāne/Summer Solstice sunrise this Lāpule/Sunday or just want to have these general oli pa'a for yourselves.

If you are in need of a ride from Kahului/Wailuku area, please post your need on the Solstice Sunrise at the Summit event page on Facebook. We will try our best to get you a ride. It's going to be a gorgeous morning... Hope you can make it!

E hō mai
by Edith Kanaka’ole
(done 3 times)
E hō mai i ka ‘ike mai luna mai e
O nā mea huna no’eau o nā mele e
E hō mai, e hō mai, e hō mai e
(Grant us knowledge from above
The things of knowledge hidden in the chants
Grant us these things)

E Ala E
By Pualani Kanahele
(chanted before sunrise until sun is above horizon)
E ala e
Ka lā i kahikina
I ka moana
Ka moana hōhonu
Pi’i ka lewa
Ka lewa nu’u
I kahikina
Aia ka lā.
E ala e!
The sun in the east
From the ocean
The ocean deep
Climbing (to) the heaven
The heaven highest
In the east
There is the sun

Na ‘Aumākua
Na ‘Aumākua mai ka la hiki a ka la kau!
Mai ka ho’oku’i a ka halawai
Na ‘Aumākua ia Kahinakua, ia Kahina’alo
Ia ka’a ‘akau i ka lani
‘O kiha i ka lani
‘Owe i ka lani
Nunulu i ka lani
Kaholo i ka lani
Eia na pulapula 'O KILAKILA 'O HALEAKALĀ
E malama ‘oukou ia makou
E ulu i ka lani
E ulu i ka honua
E ulu i ka pae’aina o Hawai’i
E ho mai i ka ‘ike
E ho mai i ka ikaika
E ho mai i ke akamai
E ho mai i ka maopopo pono
E ho mai i ka ‘ike papalua
E ho mai i ka mana.
‘Amama ua noa.
(Ancestors from the rising to the setting sun
From the zenith to the horizon
Ancestors who stand at our back and front
You who stand at our right hand
A breathing in the heavens
An utterance in the heavens
A clear, ringing voice in the heavens
A voice reverberating in the heavens
Here are your descendants; the majesty of Haleakalā
Safeguard us
That we may flourish in the heavens
That we may flourish on earth
That we may flourish in the Hawaiian islands
Grant us knowledge
Grant us strength
Grant us intelligence
Grant us understanding
Grant us insight
Grant us power
The prayer is lifted, it is free.)