Frank Kanae shows off his biceps, 1902.

Frank Kanae showed off the pushing power of the biceps [i’o uala] of his arms in the afternoon of this past Monday by throwing a shot put weighing 12 pounds, and it flew a distance of 45 feet and 7 inches. So powerful. Who else has that strength?

(Na’i Aupuni, 11/29/1902, p. 3)

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Ka Na’i Aupuni, Buke I, Helu 3, Aoao 3. Novemaba 29, 1902.

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6 thoughts on “Frank Kanae shows off his biceps, 1902.

  1. Mahalo for this! Much to my surprise, saw an email notification with my great-grandfather’s name. He was mentioned in the papers often given he was an athlete and on the police force.

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