Flags in Mourning.
On this day, the 30th of May, the House of Representatives opened with flags at half staff, showing that this was a day of mourning for this provisional government, being that their life under this temporary government is almost at an end.
(Nupepa Ka Oiaio (puka pule), 6/1/1894, p. 2)
ʻAno ʻē kēia. Na wai kēia nūpepa?
He ano e no… I didn’t check around for more coverage on this lowering of the flag, but as for the heads of the newspaper itself, see: https://nupepa-hawaii.com/2013/11/25/heads-of-nupepa-ka-oiaio-1894/