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Hinehina is white, kulokula is red, lanu mata is green
‘Uli’uli is black, vāleti is purple… A E I O U

Engeenga is yellow, melomelo is brown, lanu moana is blue
Lanu moli is our orange… A E I O U

Vela is hot, mokosia is cold, mafana is warm
‘Uha is rain, viku is wet… A E I O U

Taha is one, ua is two, tolu is number three
Fā is four, nima is five… taha, ua, tolu, fā, nima

Ono is six, fitu is seven, valu is number eight
Hiva is nine, hongofulu is ten… ono, fitu, valu, hiva, hongofulu

A E I O (A E I O) A E I O U

Hinehina Is White (Tongan) (transcript)

Song courtesy of Loopy Tunes Preschool Music Pasifika Beatz(external link), created in collaboration with Whānau Āwhina Plunket and the Ministry for Pacific Peoples.