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:
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.”
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)