Monday, February 19, 2018

Hawaii Photo of the Day

A  L  O  H  A !

Magic of Waikiki

A  L  O  H  A !
Dusk Hula, Waikiki Hula Mound

"I see memories out of the past,
memories that always will last
of a place beside the sea. . . "

Last gleams of day, last walk on the beach

"At night when the shadows are falling
I hear the rolling surf calling
Calling and calling to me. . . 

Moana Hotel, Kalakaua Avenue

"Your tropic nights and 
your wonderful charms
Are ever in my memory
And I recall when I held in my arms
An angel sweet and heavenly. . . 

Bill M, Artist, Waikiki

Tis for you that my heart is yearning
My thoughts are always returning
Out there to you across the sea. . ."
                            Andy Cummings*

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Thank YOU
my Pili Aloha!
             Fondly, cloudia

WAIKIKI © 1938
Lyrics & Music: Andrew Kealoha Cummings

 "Andy Cummings, a respected and well-loved composer and musician, wrote this song while in Lansing, Michigan on tour with The Paradise Islands revue. 'It was a cold and foggy night in November 1938 and we were walking back to our hotel from the theatre. I thought of Waikiki with its rolling surf, warm sunshine, palm trees, and…'"
Recording: 78rpm: Andy Cummings, Bell Records 1946  Link