A New Newspaper
Here below is the entire body of our new companion; “Ka Eleu [The Lively One]” is its name.
This is a paper printed monthly in Hamakua Waena, edited by its publisher, who is Rev. J. Bicknell.
In it is printed the news of Hamakua, of the entirety of Hawaii, and important news of our nation and of foreign lands. This is a new paper, and all of its columns are but only handwritten. It has a very small body, but it is filled with tasty fruit that you will savor, O Reader.
Look to it and give it your aloha—don’t look down upon it. Reading different books as well as newspapers will increase one’s thinking. It hopes to become a companion to talk to, should you decide to subscribe to it.
(Kuokoa, 10/26/1867, p. 4)