Interview with Manu Kahaialii and David Kaʻalakea 02/28/91
Interview with Manu Kahaialii and David Kaʻalakea in Hawaiian recorded on February 28, 1991. Ma kēia wikiō e kamaʻilio nei 'o Manu Kahaialii lāua ʻo David Kaʻalakea pili i ke mele "Naʻi Aupuni [Ka Naʻi Aupuni]". Wahi a David Kaʻalakea, he mele kahiko loa kēia mele. Kamaʻilio pū lāua pili i ka moʻolelo kahea mai ka paniolo i ka pipi, "ha pipi ha" me ka leo nui a me ke alakaʻi pipi ʻana i loko o ka paʻeke. No ka mea, "ina nui kou leo makaʻu ka pipi". In this video Manu Kahaialii and David Ka'alakea converse about the song "Ka Naʻi Aupuni." According to Kaʻalakea this is a very old song. They also converse about the story of the paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) calling the cow, "ha pipi, ha" with a loud voice and corralling them into the corral, because if one's voice is loud, then the cow is scared. The two perform a couple takes of "Naʻi Aupuni" with Kahaialii on guitar and Kaʻalakea playing ʻukulele and both singing. Kahaialii also plays the slack key and sings solo at the end of the video.
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