Samuela Kekuiapoiwa, 1903.

He was a True Kamehameha

The story printed in the Kuokoa pertaining to the death of Samuel Kekuiapoiwa on the 23rd of June past on the shores of Hanapepe; that he was well known for his good deeds and there was a expression of love for him in our Kilohana* on July 17; he was none other than a descendant of Kamehameha V. This is his whole name—Kapuaiwa Kamehameha V Kekuiapoiwa.

Here is the explanation: Kapuaiwa Kamehameha V was with Maheha and born was Keanolani (f); Continue reading

Lanai purchased a hundred years ago by the Baldwins, 1917.

The island of Lanai was purchased by F. F. and H. A. Baldwin, as per what was reported last Thursday. The new owners of the island, the two of them, said that they will turn the place into a ranch.

The price paid is said to have been $588,000.

(Puuhonua, 3/9/1917, p. 1)


Ka Puuhonua, Buke IV, Helu 10, Aoao 1. Maraki 9, 1917.