Speaking of pictures, here are the only two known pictures of Joseph Mokuohai Poepoe, 1913/2012.

Here is a group picture of the seventh legislature of the Territory in 1913. Poepoe is in the back row, forth from the left.

The caption reads:

The Seventh Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii Nei Opens

Top from the left to right—E. J. McCandless, D. Kupihea, J. K. Paele, J. M. Poepoe, J. S. Kalakiela, Dr. A. Irwin, H. L. Kawewehi, E. K. Kaaua, John Wilcox, P. J. Goodness, C. K. Makekau, E. da Silva, C. H. Cooke, N. Watkins, S. S. Paxson, D. K. Kaupiko, W. R. Kinslea, A. Robertson, J. W. Asch, R. P. Spalding, J. K. Lota, G. P. Cooke, H. M. Kaniho, W. J. Sheldon, Vice-Speaker J. H. Coney, Speaker H. L. Holstein, E. Waiaholo, Dr. G. D. Huddy. Not pictured—A. F. Tavares and N. K. Lyman.

(Kuokoa, 2/21/1913, p. 1)

Weheia Ke Kau Ehiku o Ka Ahaolelo Kuloko o Ke Teritore o Hawaii Nei

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke L, Helu 8, Aoao 1. Feberuari 21, 1913.

And this one is published upon his passing.

(Kuokoa, 4/18/1913, p. 1)

KA HON. J. M. POEPOE

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke LI, Helu 15, Aoao 1. Aperila 18, 1913.

[Anyone know of any other pictures of Joseph M. Poepoe?]

4 thoughts on “Speaking of pictures, here are the only two known pictures of Joseph Mokuohai Poepoe, 1913/2012.

    • Mahalo for following! And don’t forget to get the word out: We need to take clear images of all of the newspapers so that we can read everything that was written and see all the pictures that were published as clearly as possible!! Who do you know that has kuleana that is willing to fund this priceless work? Speak to them…

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