Pililua Kekaulike passes away, 1922.

MY DEAR SISTER, MRS. PILILUA KEKAULIKE PASSED ON.

MRS. PILILUA KEKAULIKE.

Mr. Editor of the Nupepa Kuokoa, Aloha oe:—Please allow me your patience and kindness, and host in a free space on the deck of the pride of the lahui [the Kuokoa], the heading placed above.

In the three weeks or more under the patient care of the doctors, the men upon who was placed the hope that they could save her life, but in the last moments, the doctors revealed what was sorrowful to think about; the strength and the depth of the sickness in my dear sister Pililua, where there was no hope to save her life; and so after the doctors revealed this sad news, it was a time for great despair, and at 1:30 in the afternoon, Tuesday, June 6, the last breath left her earthly body, in the home of her brother John Punua, at Honuakaha, Honolulu. Continue reading