Even more local news from a hundred years ago, 1915.

Local News

On the coming 13th in the month of March, an election for county seats will be held, outside of the City and County of Honolulu.

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On the Sierra of this past Monday, Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Taylor returned to this city after spending a year or so in San Francisco.

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The Young People’s League [Ahahui o ka Poe Opiopio] is planning to put on once more a grand concert in the Opera House [Hale Mele Hou], sometime during the coming month.

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Currently being planned is a special excursion for Honolulu’s people aboard the Kilauea to Kauai next month, this coming February.

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From what is being heard, there is much criticism by the people over the appointing of R. W. Aylett as head of the garbage system, for he has a job in the band [Royal Hawaiian Band].

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More local news from a hundred years ago, 1915.

LOCAL AND GENERAL

Regular meetings of Schofield lodge, Leilehua, this evening at 7:30 o’clock.

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On the ground of non-support Judge Whitney today granted a divorce to Julia Nott from Wallace Nott.

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According to recent news from Washington there will be no legislation to exclude the orientals from federal contract work in Hawaii.

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A private letter from Washington says that the Kalihi harbor project is likely soon to be decided by the federal rivers and harbor board of engineers.

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Joseph Green was ordered by Judge Whitney today to pay his wife, Lu Green, alimony of $25 a month pending the disposition of the divorce suit brought by her.

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According to information from Washington, Congress has not yet reached the bill providing for the sale of the present public building site in Honolulu and the purchase of another site.

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Local news column from a hundred years ago, 1915.

Local News

L. M. Whitehouse was reselected as City Engineer [Luna nui o na Hana o ke Kalana], in place of W. A. Wall who will be terminated.

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Prince Kampengpetch of Siam arrived yesterday with his wife. The governor received orders from the Office of the Interior [Keena Kalaiaina] at Washington to entertain them.

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There is much woe over the inappropriateness of the will of the young millionairess of Mana [on Hawaii Island, she being Thelma Parker Smart], however, it is being seen as valid.

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The great steamship company of ours is selecting Hawaiian singers to entertain the passengers travelling between Honolulu nei and San Francisco.

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A decision from the jury in the case before the American Court of M. M. Pavao defiling a deaf girl has not been gotten. This is however the Christian era.

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It has been announced that Ailata [??] will be blamed for setting on fire a pile of garbage at Iwilei. The piles of garbage remain there. [illegible digital image] Continue reading