Vital Statistics, 1893.

Report of Deaths in October.

There were 52 deaths in Honolulu in the past month, 36 male and 16 female. By ethnicity, there were 24 Hawaiians, 9 Chinese, 5 Portuguese, 5 Japanese, 3 American, and 5 of other ethnicities. The majority were children. 14 were below the age of 1 years old, six between 1 and 5 years old, just as always. There was 1 below 20 years old, 7 below 30, 6 below 40, 5 below 50 and 60 each, and 4 each below and above 70 years old. In this month compared over five years, there were 46 in 1889, 40 in 1890, 49 in 1891, 51 in 1891, 51 in 1892, and 42 52 in this past October.

[Mahalo to Hoaohipua for catching the 42 where 52 was supposed to go! If anyone sees corrections or additions or comments that come to mind, please do comment in the area provided below the posts!]

(Lei Momi, 9/6/1893, p. 1)

Hoike Make no Okatoba.

Ka Lei Momi, Buke 1, Helu 14, Aoao 1. Novemaba 6, 1893.

2 thoughts on “Vital Statistics, 1893.

  1. Aloha kāua, Malia paha ua hemahema koʻu mau maka, akā me he mea lā he 52 hoʻi nā make o “kēia makahiki” (1893), ʻaʻole he 42 e like me kāu i kuhi ai ma ka lalani hope. ʻO kuʻu wahi manaʻo ihola nō ia. Mahalo!

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