Commentary on Maunaala, 1881.

[Found under: “ISLAND LOCALS.: About Town.”]

Whose duty is it to look after the grounds around the Mausoleum? At one timethese premises were a credit to the country; at present they are anything but that. The weeds are growing all over the grass; the trees remain untrimmed, and the walks are covered with grass. The sepulchre of our Kings ought to be properly cared for. We believe that some one draws a dollar a day for keeping the place in order, and we may very reasonably ask that the money should be earned.

(Hawaiian gazette, 8/31/1881, p. 3)


Hawaiian Gazette, Volume XVII, Number 35, Page 3. August 31, 1881.

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