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Charles Edward King January 29, — February 27, was an educator, Hawaii territorial legislator, and a songwriter who is most widely known as the composer of " Ke Kali Nei Au ".
King was inducted into the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame in Charles E. He was adopted by his maternal grandfather John Lewis King after the death of his mother, and was christened by his godmother Queen Emma at St.
Andrew's Cathedral. Webster was chosen instead. When Bishop Estate trustee Samuel 1st Movement - Daniel Berg - In a Landscape Damon resigned inthe trustees named former teacher William Williamson, a white man, to fill the vacancy. As established Ke Kali Nei Au (The Wedding Song) - Various - Hawaii the original trust deed, any trustee appointment had to be approved by the Supreme Court of the Hawaiian Islands.
With his post-teaching success in business, Williamson's nomination easily received that approval. The nomination ran into trouble with Judge C. Ashford of the probate court that was charged with overseeing trusts. Ashford decreed that the slot should be filled by someone of Hawaiian ancestry, and therefore representative of the very people for whom the trust was established. He appointed alumnus King, who had spoken openly about his concerns that the school was under-performing academically and not adequately preparing its graduates for career or economic success.
Ashford's appointment of King was overturned on appeal in the ninth circuit courtwhich ruled in favor of the original Williamson appointment having been in strict accordance with the trust deed.
After considering a run for various elected offices inKing successfully ran on the Republican ticket in for a seat in the Territory of Hawaii senate. The institution's name was changed in to College of Hawaii and relocated to the Manoa valley.
A community need to expand the school's curriculum and offer university-level degrees, led to King's introducing Senate Bill 76 increating the legislation to establish the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
While still serving in the legislature, he also led campus song concerts at Ke Kali Nei Au (The Wedding Song) - Various - Hawaii university. King Male Chorus on the Columbia Records label. Recorded by numerous modern-day artists, King's original lyrics  are not the same as the translation by Al Hoffman and Dick Manning.
King's version was not a wedding song but one of several tunes written for his Hawaiian-language opera The Prince of Hawaii. He served as conductor of the Royal Hawaiian Band for two non-sequential periods, — and — The couple was married by Rev. Akaiko Akana on July 26, Hughes and began pursuing his music publishing interests. He died on February 27, Partial listing.
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Hawaiian Wedding Song/Ke Kali Nau - English lyrics by Al Hoffman and Dick Manning, 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.
The Hawaiian Wedding Song was written by Charles King in 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 , and are not a translation of the original Hawaiian words. Elvis Presley sang the Hawaiian Wedding Song in his movie “Blue Hawaii.”.
The most famous song associated with King, "Ke Kali Nei Au" (Waiting For Thee), is known to today's audiences as the Hawaiian Wedding Song. Recorded by numerous modern-day artists, King's original lyrics  are not the same as the translation by Al Hoffman and Dick Manning.
A love song written by Charles E. King for his operetta, Prince of Hawaii. It was originally entitled “Ke Kali Nei Au” (“Waiting Here for You”). In , Al Hoffman and Dick Manning.
() " Hawaiian Wedding Song " originally entitled; "Ke Kali Nei Aua" (Waiting There for Thee) was adapted from a love song written by Charles E. King and originally recorded by Helen Desha Beamer in its original (Hawaiian language) version but re-written by Al Hoffman and Dick Manning and renamed as "Hawaiian Wedding Song".Genre: Traditional pop music.
The Original “Ke Kali Nei Au” Words The original Hawaiian lyrics are far more poetic and sensuous. Titled “Ke Kali Nei Au (Waiting For Thee)”, the words and music were written by Charles King in According to legend, he wrote the lyrics as part of his operetta, Prince of Hawaii, while convalescing in a .