Kamehameha Day, a Hundred Years Ago, 1922.

The Day of the Nation Conqueror, Kamehameha I.

This coming Sunday, the 11th of June, is Kamehameha Day. This day is regularly celebrated as the birthday of the Nation Conqueror Kamehameha I here in Hawaii. And this regular celebration is what we will do this year.

It is a usual thing for all the Hawaiian associations to hold a memorial service for the one for whom this important holiday is, on the Sunday preceding the 11th of June. But this year that day falls on a Sunday, so it is appropriate that the memorial activities be carried out with sincerity and maturity by us this year.

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Memorial Day, 1908

[Found under: “Nuhou Kuloko”]

Don’t forget to get ready while you can with decorations for the coming Memorial Day; your needs can be satisfied at Hawaiian Nursery, at 1812 Punchbowl Street.

(Kuokoa, 5/15/1908, p. 5)

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XLIII, Helu 20, Aoao 5. Mei 15, 1908.
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No fun to be had on the Sabbath, 1874.

[Found under: “Nu Hou Kuloko.”]

—On this past Sunday, some haole boys went to surf at the surf spot of Uo at noon of that day, and some people told the sheriff to arrest them; he responded that it was fine, and that there was no law against surfing on Sunday. We believe that if surfing is a pleasurable activity, then there is indeed a law against it.

(Kuokoa, 7/18/1874, p. 2)

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XIII, Helu 29, Aoao 2. Iulai 18, 1874

Hawaiian Artist, 1873.

[Found under: “NU HOU KULOKO.”]

Hawaiian Artist.—Our famous artist of the Kanilehua rain sent a superb picture of a day of surfing in Hilo before the King [Lunalilo] while he was there. A gentleman who saw the painting remarked that it was indeed how the day of surfing was. Praise for our Hawaiian artist. If there was a copper plate engraver here, we would be able to print it in the newspaper.

[This must be talking about Joseph Nawahi. Does anyone know of this painting of surfing in Hilo?!]

(Kuokoa, 3/22/1873, p. 2)

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XII, Helu 12, Aoao 2. Maraki 22, 1873.

Stephen Reynolds, aka Lanai has passed on, 1857.

Dead.—S. Reynolds, Esq., that being Lanai, has died at his place of birth, near Boston, A. H.*

(Hae Hawaii, 9/23/1857, p. 102)

[When doing research on people in the newspapers, it is important to not only look up the given names of the person you are looking for, but also other names the person was known by. Here we see Lanai is what they called Stephen Reynolds.]

*A.H. probably stands for Amerika Huipuia (United States of America).

Ka Hae Hawaii, Buke 2, Ano Hou, Helu 26, Aoao 102. Sepetemaba 23, 1857.

Meaning behind a name, 1878.

[Found under: “NA NU HOU HAWAII.”]

Motivating the increase of the Lahui—July 16, 1878, at Mana, Kauai, a daughter was born to Kahoonei (m) and Kolailai (f). This girl was named Anna Harriet Kahuakaipaoa Kahoonei, in honor of the unsuccessful trip of the Hon. Joseph U. Kawainui and his fellow travellers, Mrs. Anna Kaulaokeahi, P. Costa, Miss Harriet L. Moore, Miss Ruth Mahoe, Miss Agnis Akanaka [Agnes Akanaka], Rev. J. H. Mahoe, and Simon Puniwai, who did not see the fire-brand cliffs of Kamaile.

J. P. Kanuikino.

{We admire this name, and hope that she will grow and become motivated to increase the Lahui, and that she will have many descendants after her. Editor}

(Ko Hawaii Pae Aina, 7/27/1878, p. 2)

Ko Hawaii Pae Aina, Buke 1, Helu 30, Aoao 2. Iulai 27, 1878.

Birthday of Kamehameha III.

[Found under: “NU HOU HAWAII.”]

The birthday of Kamehameha III was celebrated here in Honolulu on this past March 17 as a holiday in this manner: The doors of all the government offices were closed; there were shots at 12 o’clock at the battery of Kakaako; and there was a shooting competition by the King’s Own, the Prince’s Own, and the Mamalahoa Guards at Auwaiolimu.

(Ko Hawaii Pae Aina, 3/20/1886, p. 2)

Ko Hawaii Pae Aina, Buke IX, Helu 12, Aoao 2. Maraki 20, 1886.

Kahuna laau lapaau, 1869.

Hawaiian Doctors.–Yesterday the Board of Health convened to examine the Hawaiian kahuna. There were a great many kahuna who went; perhaps around two hundred. It is not known how many kahuna were given approval.

(Au Okoa, 2/18/1869, p. 2)

Ke Au Okoa, Buke IV, Helu 44, Aoao 2. Feberuari 18, 1869.

Where are you, Dash?! 1871.

LOST LOST!

A REWARD WILL BE GIVEN

FIVE DOLLARS ($5.00)

To the one who returns my DOG that was lost from Kamakela. It is large shaggy dog, with droopy ears, and has white spots, and he will listen if you call out the name “DASH.” I can be found at Cleghorn’s shop built of stone at the harbor, or at Kamakela. J. S. Smithies (Kamila).

Honolulu, May 1, 1871.

(Kuokoa, 5/6/1871, p. 3)

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke X, Helu 18, Aoao 3. Mei 6, 1871.