Humu​-​Humu​-​Nuku​-​Nuku​-​A​-​Pu​-​A​-​'A

from by Bill Oliver & The Otter Space Band with Glen Waldeck

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I got off the plane in the Hawaiian rain
Grabbed my goggles and fins to go snorkelling
Jumped into my suit, jumped into the bay
And the very first fish I saw that day (was the:)

Refrain:
Humu humu nuku nuku- a pu-a-’a
Humu humu nuku nuku- a pu-a-’a
Humu humu nuku nuku- a pu-a-’a
The very first fish I saw!

It wasn’t too small, it wasn’t too big
It looked a little bit like a cute little pig
It got pretty close ‘till it got too shy
I think that it winked as it passed me by (the)

Refrain, Instr.

I said to my friends “Come on, take a look!
I just saw the fish we saw last night in the book.”
The once-official fish with the official fish name
‘Till the state fish officials played their fishy name game

Refrain

Now the Humuhumu story is a Hawaiian lulu
I think somebody made a little Hawaiian boo-boo
As you drift off to sleep in pjs and your moo-moos
As you dance in your dreams do a hula with Humu…

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from Have to Have a Habitat, released October 15, 2015

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Bill Oliver Austin, Texas

Bill Oliver: "Environmental Troubadour"

Over twenty years of concerts, campfires, and cafetoriums! Bill's programs are educational and entertaining, engaging and motivating. In schools, National Parks, and river-side celebrations, his songs bring to life the vital issues of Habitat conservation. ... more

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