Grass-Thatched Houses, disappearing, 1873.

[Found under: “LOCAL NEWS: Oahu.”]

Forty years or so ago, there perhaps was not a single wooden structure here in Honolulu [Kou], however today, you’d be hard pressed to find a single complete Hawaiian hale pili. It is true, the world is marching on.

(Kuokoa, 4/26/1873, p. 2)

He kanaha a oi ae na makahiki...

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XII, Helu 17, Aoao 2. Aperila 26, 1873.

 

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