Pertaining to the Funeral.
A funeral was held for Harieta Nahienaena on the 4th of Feb. in the year of the Lord 1837. In the uplands of Hale Uluhe to the Church. Everyone in the procession were arranged.
In this manner:
Soldiers in the front.
Followed by the Doctors.
Then the Missionaries.
Kalaualu and Laahili.
And those that pulled the cart and the coffin which was placed on the cart.
[On the left side:]
On this side walked the Soldiers. The mouths of their guns were faced down.
Those with large kahili and small kahili on this side.
[On the right side:]
Those with large kahili and small kahili.
The Soldiers walked on this side. The mouths of their guns were faced down.
22 Years, died on December 30, in the year of the Lord 1836.
Maria Hoapili, Hoapili,
Consul, B., Consul, A.
Then the haole
Then the Women
This is the sermon that was given at the church at the funeral.
“O Lord, I am oppressed; undertake for me.
“What shall I say?
“He hath both spoken unto me, and himself hath done it.
“I shall go softly all my years.
“In the bitterness of my soul.
“O Lord, by these things men live.”
Isaiah 38: 14, 15, 16.
These words were of Hezekiah, the king of Judea, when he was very weak because of sickness.
(Kumu Hawaii, 2/15/1837, p. 74)