MANUELA BOY

© 1938, 1946, 1966, 1974
Lyrics & Music: Johnny Noble

Sheet Music: In Songs of Hawaii 1950 Miller Music Corp.

Recordings:
78: Hilo Hattie [Clara Inter], Decca, 1940
CD: Various, Lovely Hula Hands (Cord HOCD 42000)

PAPA WORKS FOR THE STEVEDORE
MAMA MAKES THE LEIS
SISTER GOES WITH THE HAOLE BOY
BROTHER GOES AUWANA

MANUELA BOY, MY DEAR BOY
YOU NO MORE HILA HILA
NO MORE FIVE CENTS, NO MORE HOUSE
YOU GO AALA PARK HIAMOE

GRANDPA WORKS IN THE TARO PATCH
GRANDMA MIXES THE POI
BROTHER GOES WITH ALL THE GIRLS
COMES HOME ANY OLD TIME

MANUELA BOY, MY DEAR BOY
YOU NO MORE HILA HILA
NO MORE FIVE CENTS, NO MORE HOUSE
YOU GO AALA PARK HIAMOE

PAPA IS A BIG MAKAI
DOWN BY THE OLD FISH MARKET
AUNTY SELLS GOOD ALAMIHI
O H AHA HA AHA HA

MANUELA BOY, MY DEAR BOY
YOU NO MORE HILA HILA
NO MORE FIVE CENTS, NO MORE HOUSE
YOU GO AALA PARK HIAMOE

PAPA COMES HOME SEE MAMA
MAMA DRINKING OKE
PAPA BURNS UP WITH MAMA
HE GIVES MAMA BLACK EYE

MANUELA BOY, MY DEAR BOY
YOU NO MORE HILA HILA
NO MORE FIVE CENTS, NO MORE HOUSE
YOU GO AALA PARK HIAMOE

VARIOUS VERSIONS
It seems as if every performer adds or changes verses to these songs. A few variations are below:

Papa works for the stevedore
Mama makes the leis
Sister goes with the Haole boy
Comes home any old time

Brother goes to the beach all day
To look at wahines in bikinis
He wears dark glasses and a coconut hat
You no can see where his eyeballs at

I want to marry this wahine I know
Her name is Haunani Ho
I told my papa and he said no
Haunani is your sister but your mama don't know

I told my mama what my papa had said
She said no hila hila
You can marry Haunani Ho
Your papa's not your papa but your papa don't know



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