The plaque for Queen Kapiolani’s casket, 1899.

THE SILVER PLATE FOR THE CASKET OF KAPIOLANI.

John F. Colburn [Keoni Kolopana] recently received the Silver name plate for the casket of Kapiolani. This are the Words Inscribed upon it:

KAPIOLANI NAPELAKAPU.

Wahine a ka Moi Kalakaua.

Hanau ma Hilo, Hawaii, i ka la 31 o Dekemaba, M. H., 1834.

Make ma Honolulu, Oahu, i ka la 24 o Iune, M. H., 1899.

64 Makahiki, 5 Malama ame 23 La.

O ka moto e hoopuni ana i ke karaunu, oia o “Kulia i ka Nuu.”

[KAPIOLANI NAPELAKAPU.
Wife of King Kalakaua.
Born at Hilo, Hawaii, on the 31st of December, 1834.
Died at Honolulu, Oahu, on the 24th of June, 1899.
64 Years, 5 Months, and 23 Days.
The motto encircling the crown is “Strive for the Summit.”]

[Queen Kapiolani did not proclaim, “Kulia i kahi hiki,” she said, “Kulia i ka nuu.”]

(Kuokoa, 11/27/1899, p. 5)

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XXXVIII, Helu 43, Aoao 5. Okatoba 27, 1899.

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