Santa’s helpers, 1902.


In front of a large crowd which filled Kaumakapili Church at 6 o’clock in the evening of this past Wednesday, there was held a Christmas celebration by the heads of the church for their members and Sunday School students. It is true, everyone from big to small went home with a bundle, unable to forget those who generously gave those loving gifts. Continue reading

Arning studies on leprosy, 1885.

[Found under: “KELA ME KEIA.”]

It was told to us that the parts of the corpses exhumed on Molokai taken by Dr. Arning [Anina] were eyes, cheeks, ears, and chins.

(Kuokoa, 6/13/1885, p. 3)


Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XXIV, Helu 24, Aoao 3. Iune 13, 1885.

Warning, 1898.

An Object-Lesson for the Hawaiians

In the debate in the Senate on Hawaiian annexation, Senator Tillman of South Carolina, let unnumbered cats out of innumerable bags. He spoke of the way in which the people of the Southern States established “a white man’s government” after the war, of the opposition of the Republican party to the  methods by which that government was established, and wanted to know if the Republican party was not backing up a similar “white man’s government” Continue reading

Kaona, 1897.

[Found under: “KE ALEALE NEI KA WAI.”]

At the Sunday School service where the new Wainee Church in Lahaina was being dedicated, according to what was told to us, Rev. O. Nawahine gave a cryptic sermon, and in that congregation were some missionary descendants. He said in the days of his youth, the mountains were filled with the birds: iiwi, o-o, amakihi, and so forth; but now it is filled with lantana and mynah birds. While he spoke, his gaze was set on the missionary descendants listening to him. He is so right.

(Makaainana, 5/10/1897, p. 5)


Ka Makaainana, Buke VII—Ano Hou, Helu 19, Aoao 5. Mei 10, 1897.

Founder’s Day, 1894.



Exercises In Bishop Hall—Addresses By Col. W. F. Allen, Mrs. Haalelea, Miss Pope.

This is Kamehameha School Founder’s Day. It is the anniversary of the birth of that noble woman, Bernice Pauahi Bishop. This Hawaiian calendar feature was marked by the formal opening of the Kamehameha School for Girls and the Chas. R. Bishop Museum Annex.

The exercises began at 2 o’clock this afternoon. With the literary program, the sports and viewing the new school and the Annex, to say nothing of the manual training department, there were visitors on the grounds till after 3 o’clock. Continue reading

E o, e ka wahine hele la o Kaiona! 1894.

Day of Remembrance for the Chiefess Pauahi.

This past Wednesday was a grand day indeed on the campus of the Kamehameha Schools, as usual. In the early morning the students went together upon large buses, as banners waved and the instruments of their band sounded, along with flowers and greenery, they maneuvered the roads headed to the Royal mausoleum in the uplands of Maunaala. Continue reading

Timeless, 1899 and beyond.

Our Rocking Chair.

We are printing here in our paper under the title shown above, truly appropriate things for parents to read before their children regularly.


No ke kamailio ana i ko hai kee,
Mai poina no hoi oe i kou;
Pela ka poe mea hale aniani e hoonee,
O pa ka pohaku iluna o lakou.

Ina aohe a kakou mea e hana ai,
O ka nema wale no i ko hai hala;
E pono mai kauhale aku e hoomaka’i,
A mai laila mai imihala. Continue reading