Hawaiian Wedding Song

Updated on:
July 1, 2015

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This is the moment
I’ve waited for
I can hear my heart singing
Soon bells will be ringing

This is the moment
Of sweet Aloha
I will love you longer than forever
Promise me that you will leave me never

Here and now dear,
All my love,
I vow dear
Promise me that you will leave me never
I will love you longer than forever

Now that we are one
Clouds won’t hide the sun
Blue skies of Hawaii smile
On this, our wedding day
I do love you with all my heart

Hawaiian Wedding Song video

Elvis Presley singing the Hawaiian Wedding Song from the movie “Blue Hawaii” (1961)

Hawaiian Wedding Song history

[the_ad id=”12741″] The Hawaiian Wedding Song was written by Charles King in 1926 for his operetta, “Prince of Hawaii.”  It’s Hawaiian name is Ke Kali Nei Au (Waiting Here for You).  The English words we are familiar with were written by Al Hoffman and Dick Manning in 1958, and are not a translation of the original Hawaiian words.  Elvis Presley sang the Hawaiian Wedding Song in his 1961 movie “Blue Hawaii.”  That portion of the movie (the last 20 minutes) was filmed at the Coco Palms hotel on the Hawaiian island of Kauai.  Today visitors to Kauai listen to the Hawaiian Wedding Song during their visit to the famous Fern Grotto.

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Here are the words and music to the Hawaiian Wedding Song.

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