Names of the channels between the islands, 1909.

[Found under: “NA MEA ANO NUI O KE AO NEI: NA KAI ME NA KOWA AME NA KAIKUONO AME NA PUALI.”]

The places where the ocean [moana] meet with the land, and nearly surround the land, or are on the sides of lands, they are called seas [kai], like the Caribbean Sea [kai Karibiana], Black Sea [kai Eleele], White Sea [kai Keokeo], Mediterranean Sea [kai Waenahonua], Red Sea [kai Ula]. Along with the sea of Alenuihaha between Hawaii and Maui, Continue reading

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Church and weather news from Halawa, Molokai, 1866.

From Halawa, Molokai.

Our Church is no longer lacking for a church building at this time. The works of the Lord Jesus Christ is strengthening amongst the brethren. It is fine associating with them. Opened up once again are the Churches from Halawa to Wailua, and in the future perhaps too at Pelekunu. These days have been days of strong wind, maybe the lid of “Laamaomao” has been opened by that Kuapakaa.

S. W. Nueku.

Dec. 20, 1865.

(Kuokoa, 1/13/1866, p. 4)

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke V, Helu 2, Aoao 4. Ianuari 13, 1866.