"The Hukilau Song" is a song written by Jack Owens in after attending a luau in Laie, Hawaii. Contents. [hide]. 1 Covers; 2 See also; 3 Footnotes; 4 External links. Covers. Extremely popular, the song has been covered many times by a variety of artists. Alfred Apaka; Ab Orchestra; Annette Funicello · Bing Crosby. A hukilau is a way of fishing invented by the ancient Hawaiians. The word comes from huki, meaning pull, and lau, meaning leaves. A large number of people, usually family and friends, would work together in casting the net from shore and then pulling it back. The net was lined with ti leaves, which would help scare the fish. The hukilau song Lyrics: Da-ba, da-ba, da-ba, da-ba / Da-ba, da-ba, da-ba, da-ba / Da-ba, da-ba, da-da, da-ba, da / Oh, we're going to the hukilau / Huki, huki, huki, huki, huki, hukilau / Ev'rybody loves.
G D7 Oh we're going to a hukilau. A huki huki huki huki hukilau. G Everybody loves a hukilau, where the lau lau is the kau kau at the big luau. E7 A7 We throw our nets right into the sea an. Buy Hukilau Song: Read Digital Music Reviews - Find a Alfred Apaka - The Hukilau Song first pressing or reissue. Complete your Alfred Apaka collection. Shop Vinyl and CDs.