O Hae Hawaii:
Aloha oe:—I am sending you some news, and it is for you to widely distribute it.
Napuupahee caught 10 Turtles [Honu] in a single day, and one of the turtles was like this. Its length was five feet, its circumference was 5½ feet. Its shells [una]. It had two; one on one side, and one on the other. Out of the two shells were made combs [kahi] for women, and five dollars was made.
J. W. MAKANOANOA.
Kailua, Hawaii, Oct. 22, 1858.
(Hae Hawaii, 10/27/1858, p. 119)