Cornerstone of the new Kaumakapili Church, 1881.

LAYING OF THE CORNERSTONE OF KAUMAKAPILI.

At 1 o’clock yesterday afternoon, September 2, the cornerstone [pohaku kumu o ke kihi] of Kaumakapili Church was laid, before the Princess Regent [Liliuokalani], the Alii of the Land, dignitaries, along with a huge contingent of Hawaiian people who were finely dressed to see the laying out of the new heiau of the Trinity. The ceremony opened like the program below:

1—Hymn . . . . . Choir
2—Prayer . . . . . Rev. Anderson Oliver Forbes [A. O. Polepe]
3—Bible Reading . . . . . Rev. J. N. Paikuli
4—Hymn . . . . . Choir
5—History of Kaumakapili . . . . . Rev. M. Kuaea
6—Song . . . . . Band
7—Speech for the Laying of the Cornerstone . . . . . Rev. H. H. Parker [H. H. Paleka]
8—Laying of the Cornerstone . . . . . Her Royal Highness, The Princess Regent
9—Reading of the contents of the Cornerstone . . . . . J. Kalama
10—Hymn for the Laying of the Cornerstone . . . . . Choir
11—Prayer for the Laying of the Cornerstone . . . . . Rev. S. E. Bishop [S. E. Bihopa]
12—Song . . . . . Band
13—Monetary Donations
14—Hymn . . . . . Choir
15—Closing Prayer . . . . . Rev. L. Smith [L. Kamika]

Here below are the things put inside of the Cornerstone of Kaumakapili on September 2, 1881: Baibala, Buke Himeni, pictures of Kamehameha I, II, III and his Queen, Kamehameha IV and his Queen, Kamehameha V, Lunalilo, Kalakaua and his Queen, W. P. Leleiohoku, Liliuokalani, Likelike, Kaiulani, Keelikolani and Pauahi. A picture of the Town of Honolulu, the newspapers, Ko Hawaii Pae Aina, Kuokoa, Elele Poakolu, P. C. Advertiser, Hawaiian Gazette, Saturday Press, and the Friend. The books, Arimatika, Helunaau, Palapala Aina Hawaii.

(Ko Hawaii Pae Aina, 9/3/1881, p. 2)

HOONOHO ANA I KA POHAKU KUMU O KE KIHI O KAUMAKAPILI.

Ko Hawaii Pae Aina, Buke IV, Helu 36, Aoao 2. Sepatemaba 3, 1881.

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