Duke, the true sportsman! 1916.

WIN OR LOSE KAHANAMOKU WEARS SMILE

Duke Kahanamoku, Greatest of Swimmers.

“The biggest thing in sport? It is the heart to accept defeat gracefully.”

The Duke Kahanamoku, greatest of swimmers, has just been beaten, together with his teammates, in the grueling 300-yard exposition relay swim at San Francisco by the Illinois Athletic club.

His smile and unstinted praise for the victors gave his words a personal application. “The duke” knows how to lose as well as to win. Continue reading

Ka Puuhonua o na Hawaii, 1916.

NEW HAWAIIAN WEEKLY, KA PUUHONUA, IS OUT

Ka Puuhonua (The Observer) is the title of a small Hawaiian weekly which has made its appearance in Honolulu, the first issue seeing the light last Friday. It is published by the Protective Publishing Company, of which Delegate Kalanianaole is president. Mayor Lane, vice president; Rev. Akaiko Akana, secretary; D. P. McGregor, treasurer; John H. Wise, auditor, with S. C. Dwight and William J. Sheldon as directors. Rev. Akaiko Akana, head of the Young People’s League is editor of Ka Puuhonua with James H. S. Kaleo as assistant editor. In an early issue John H. Wise will publish a “dream” in which he will tell the Hawaiians what transpired in the past, what is happening now and what the future will likely bring them.

(Hawaiian Gazette, 4/14/1916, p. 5)

NEW HAWAIIAN WEEKLY, KA PUUHONUA, IS OUT

The Hawaiian Gazette, Volume IX, Number 29, Page 5. April 14, 1916.

“Ko Hawaii Ponoi” begins, 1873.

“KO HAWAII PONOI.”

The first issue of a new Hawaiian-language newspaper named above, will appear on Wednesday, June 4, 1873. In this new newspaper, taken up will be things pertaining to prosperity, the progress of independence, and the safety of our lahui, the land, and the nation of King Lunalilo. Two Dollars for a single subscription per year, paid in advance.  BLACK & AULD, Publishers.

Honolulu, May 23, 1873

[The Hawaiian-Language Newspaper, Ko Hawaii Ponoi, was a weekly that actually began a couple of weeks later on 6/18/1873 and ran until 6/10/1874.]

(Kuokoa, 5/24/1873, p. 3)

"KO HAWAII PONOI."

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XII, Helu 21, Aoao 3. Mei 24, 1873.