Ad from the first issue of Kuokoa, 1861.

NALO MELI [Bee]

SHOP

of

HALEWAI.

JOHN THOMAS WATERHOUSE’S

At this store, there are many items for men, women, and children; new goods from California.

CAMEL

Those who make purchases from this store will see the

CAMEL

at no cost.

Always flying is the Flag of the

HAWAIIAN NATION

at the entrace of this

STORE.

[Notice how “Halewai” [lit., water house] is what they called John Thomas Waterhouse. Later for Waterhouse you will also see Walakahausi and Walakahauki.

The images to the left and right of “Nalo Meli” are of a bee hive with bees flying above it.

OH, and yes, it seems there was a camel…]

(Kuokoa, 10/1861, p. 3)

HALE KUAI.

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke I, Helu 1, Aoao 3. Okatoba, 1861.

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