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There was heavy lighting and thunder in the evening of this past Monday, and hail [hua hekili] fell in some places of Keaukaha. Some of the hailstones that the children of a haole family staying there that evening picked up were almost the size of chicken eggs. Hail broke through the shingles of a house there.
(Hoku o Hawaii, 4/1/1920, p. 2)
Ka Hoku o Hawaii, Buke XIII, Helu 44, Aoao 2. Aperila 1, 1920.
It is understood in Hawaii’s ancient history, before Captain Cook [Kapena Kuke] left Hawaii, on the 3rd of February, 1779, King Kalaniopuu gave a gift to Captain Cook some Ahuula and Ahu Mamo and feather mahiole headgear of Hawaii. After the ships of Captain Cook left Hawaii Island shortly after the death of that British Captain, the ships went and landed at Kamchatka, on the eastern shores of Siberia. Continue reading →