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More on the Liliuokalani Church clock, 1892.

THE QUEEN AT WAIALUA.

Her Majesty’s Gift to Liliuokalani Church.

Her Majesty the Queen returned from her New Year’s trip to Waialua by yesterday afternoon’s train from Manana. The Queen and party greatly enjoyed their short stay at Waialua. There was no function given at the place except the presentation of a clock to Liliuokalani Church by the Queen, after whom the new church was called at dedication. Continue reading

Liliuokalani Church clock presented by the Queen, 1892.

THE QUEEN IN THE SEA SPRAY OF PUAENA.

The Alii, the Queen spent her New Year’s day at Waialua, and on that day was held an assembly where the Queen handed over her gift of the hanging clock to the Waialua church named after her, the words of presentation were given from the Queen’s side by her Chamberlain, Robertson, and this was responded to by Judge S. H. Kalamakee from the side of the church Continue reading

The Queen and her ladies-in-waiting in Waialua for the new years, 1892.

[Found under: “NU HOU HAWAII.”]

The Royal One, the Queen, and her ladies-in-waiting and her Chamberlain left for Waialua this past Wednesday [December 30, 1891], and the Alii will spend her happy new year in that famed sea spray. And this coming Tuesday, the Royal procession will return.

(Kuokoa, 1/2/1892, p. 3)

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XXXI, Helu 1, Aoao 3. Ianuari 2, 1892.

A set of mele including “E aha ia ana o Maunakea,” composed by Lioe Kaanaana of Waimea for Ane Bell, 1894.

[The title is illegible in the digital copy. Hopefully all of the newspapers can get clearly scanned one day before it is too late.]*

1.

Hanohano Mana i ka uhiwai
Haaheo i ka liko o ka mamane
O ka noe a ka ua kikoni ili
Me he la o kuu aloha kekahi
Akahi ka manao a hoonioni
E uila ke aloha pili me au
Heaha nei hana a ka nui manu
Hauwalaau nei puni Waimea
Aohe hana a ka wai koiawe
Lana malie i ka poli o Malio
Ua like a like me ke Aniani
Ka alohi i ke alo a o Maukele
Haina ia mai ana ka puana
O Ane ka wahine no e ka lei.

2.

E aha ia ana o Maunakea
Kuahiwi alo pu me ke kehau Continue reading