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When it is time for your baby to sleep, softly sing him a lullaby

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When it is time for your baby to sleep, softly sing him a lullaby. Use words and songs from your child’s family culture, or make up a lullaby using a familiar lullaby tune. Here are the words to a popular Hawaiian lullaby.

 

Pupu Hinuhinu

By Nona Beamer

 

Pupu Hinuhinu (shiny shells)

Pupu Hinuhinu e (shiny shells)

O ke kahakai kahakai ee (I found you by the shore, the shore)

Pupu Hinuhinu e (shiny shells)

 

Pupu Hinuhinu (shiny shells)

Pupu Hinuhinu e (shiny shells)

E lohe kakou ee (let's listen to our shells)

Pupu Hinuhinu e (shiny shells)

Pupu Hinuhinu (shiny shells)

Pupu Hinuhinu e (shiny shells)

E moe, e moe e (go to sleep)

E moe-e-ee (sleep)