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Me ka oiaio no,
SAINT LOUIS SCHOOL.
We went to tour the school of Saint Louis these past days and drawing which is outside of the regular work from their books is what we were most impressed with at their skill, talent, and true excellence in that activity. These are the majority of the paintings which we acquired. Continue reading
[Found under: “THINGS WISE AND OTHERWISE.”]
The Papa Kuhikuhi, or programme, of the hulas published by order of the Coronation Committee consists of twelve pages, printed on one side, and is the most loathsome and indecent publication that has ever been issued from the press of this country. Continue reading
At the regular meeting of the Hawaiian Patriotic League, on the evening of Monday past. John Hilo [Keoni Hilo] announced before the meeting. He was a mate of the steamer Mokolii of the Wilder Steamship Company [Hui Hooholo Mokuahi o Waila ma]; for almost 10 years or more he worked for that Company. Continue reading
From the Pen of the Hon. J. Nawahi.
Hilo, May 13.—My Dear Whitney, Aloha—It has not been perhaps twelve hours since we met on May 9, and there has arrived fearful news. That being the Tsunami [Kai Hoee] here in Hilo! Here are drawings [paintings?] done right soon after the flooding by the sea which I enclose. [These three pictures of the tsunami exacting its terrible act can be seen in the window of Whitney’s Book Store, Editor.] Continue reading
[Found under: “He Kaao Hoonaue Puuwai no Puakaohelo”]
Ke ku nei au e hele e
A noho e na wahine o ka lua
O ka poe ino o lakou nei
E mana ka ia’u e hele e
E hele no wau e Continue reading
Albert Nahale-a previously of Hilo nei was elected as president for the Kauai chapter of the University of Hawaii Alumni Association at the meeting held in Waimea. Continue reading