Hawaii's Fish With the Very Long Name

Album: The Merry Pirate School


v1) My family and I we flew off to blue Hawaii For a tropical vacation off across the sea All the words had lots of ‘u’ and ‘a’ But when we went snorkeling in the bay My tongue got tied when I met a fish With a name I could hardly say! It was ...

CH: A humuhumunukunukuapua’a A humuhumunukunukuapua’a A humuhumunukunukuapua’a Hawaii’s fish with the very long name

v2) I just had to laugh the first time I heard it spoken It’s a fish with a name that’s even longer than the fish My grandma phoned as I got in bed So I talked to her awhile instead She asked me what I’d seen today And so I took a deep breath and said, I saw ...


v3) You’re livin’ on island time when in Hawaii It’s the spirit of aloha, oh so nice and slow You’ve gotta have a lot o’ time, I guess There are so many vowels to express But the day’s half gone by the time you’re done saying The word that’s the very best, oh yes! It’s the ...


v4) It really is a risky thing visiting Hawaii They say you’ll never be the same, I tell you that it’s true All the beauty was a tasty dish The fulfillment of a life long wish But I have to say what I remember best Is the name of a funny fish!



by Jack Pearson © 2007 Jack Pearson, OtterTunity Inc. - BMI