Looking back at Princess Kaiulani, 1904.

The Drawing Room [Lumi Kahakii] of Princess Kaiulani.

[Does anyone know where this room was? I am sure the original image in the newspaper is much more clear. This is yet another reason to reshoot the Hawaiian-Language Newspapers before it is too late and they crumble into pieces…]

Ka Lumi Kahakii o ke Kama'liiwahine Kaiulani.

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XLII, Helu 18, Aoao 4. Aperila 29, 1904.

Merchant Street, 2011.

Just for fun, here is a recent picture taken from a similar vantage point on Merchant Street the other year!

Merchant Street, 2011.

Alanui Kalepa, 2011.

More images from the past, 1903.

A COMPARISON OF MERCHANT STREET BETWEEN TEN YEARS.

Merchant Street in 1883.

Photographed by Williams.

Merchant Street in 1903.

Photographed by the Advertiser [Adavataisa].

[I’m not sure if they meant to say “twenty years”, or if one of the pictures is mislabeled ten years off…]

(Kuokoa, 1/30/1903, p. 1)

HE MAU HOOHALIKELIKE ANA NO KE ALANUI KALEPA ILOKO O NA MAKAHIKI HE UMI.

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XLI, Helu 5, Aoao 1. Ianuari 30, 1903.