Lakalaka

02:59
Te Vaka
2017
Te Vaka

Lyrics

LAKALAKA Lyrics

Written by Opetaia Foa’i & Matatia Foa’i. 

INTRO CHANT:

MAOPOOPO MAI
HAKALOGO MAI MAIA
MAOPOOPO MAI
HALOGO HALOGO
LAKALAKA MAI

VERSE 1

KO TATOU KATOA ,
KO TENEI KAIGA
KO TATOU ALOHA
E KEKEHE TE LAGONA

VERSE 2

KO TATOU OLAGA
KO TENEI VAEGA
KO TENEI ALOHA
E KEKEHE TE MANAIA 

PRECHORUS:

POTOPTOGA KI NA
KE MAKEKE MAKEKE UMA
ATUNUKU TAHI LOTO KI NA

CHORUS:

LAKALAKA TO VAE TENA
LAKALAKA OU FOLIGA
LAKALAKA LOTO FIAFIA
LAKALAKA MAI LA

CHORUS 2

LA LAKALAKA KI TUA KI MUA
LA LAKALAKA KI LALO KI LUGA

VERSE 3

KO TAGATA KATOA
KO TAGATA KAIGA
KO TAGATA ALOHA
E KEKEHE TE LAGONA

 

MALE CHANT:

EH EH FAKATU MAI LA
FAKATU MAI NA LIMA
HOHO HIKI NA VAE
HAKAHAKA TATOU UMA

WOMEN;

LUELUE KO TE LUE LAVA I TOKU MAFAUFAU 

MALE:

TU MAI NA LIMA HOHO HIKI NA VAE
HAKAHAKA TATOU UMA 

WOMEN;

HIKIHIKI NA VAE NA LIMA
TOKU TINO FIA TAMILOMILO

ALL:

TU MAI LA KOUTOU UMA
HAU LA HAU LA TATOU HIVA

Intro chant:

Gather around
Listen up
Gather around
Listen listen
Stepping this way

Verse 1

It’s all of us together
We are family
All this love shown
Is different and beautiful

Verse 2

Our way of life
Expressed in this group
All this love shown
Is different and beautiful

Prechorus:

When we unite
It’s strong stronger together
One land one heart

Chorus:

Stepping lively with your feet
Stepping and expressing with your face
Stepping with a happy heart
Stepping this way

Chorus 2

Stepping to the back to the front
Stepping low and high

Verse 3

All the people
The people are all family
The love of our people
Has a different kind of feeling

Male Chant:

Hey Hey stand up
Get your hands up
Move and lift your feet
lets dance together

WOMEN;

swaying only the sway is on my mind

Male:

Get your hands up
Move and lift your feet
lets dance together

Women:

Lift your feet and hands
my body wants to spin around

All:

Let’s see you all stand
c’mon c’mon let all dance together