This mele was composed by Her Highness Kapili [Likelike] for her mountain climbing excursion to the famous cliff of Kapela.
HE KAHIKO NO KAIULANI
Kahiko ka nani i Lihau,
Ka lehua puakea i ka uka,
I mohala i welelau pali,
I ka poohiwi kapu o Kapela. Continue reading
History of Kamehameha.—A communication from Mr. Kamakau, the author of the History of Kamehameha, now in the course of publication in the Kuokoa, will be found in our columns. Continue reading
Hawaiian History, by Hawaiians.
The early history of all nations without a literature, is necessarily traditionary. That of the Hawaiians, previous to the advent of the missionaries, is of course derivable from the traditions handed down from father to son, of those families immediately attendant upon the chiefs, known by the term of kahus—literally, body attendants. These body servants constituted a class of themselves, and it was their province not only to wait on the chiefs personally, but to carefully commit to memory and to transmit to their successors, everything connected with the birth and lineage of their lords—quite after the style of the bards and harpers of olden times in Britain. Continue reading
The History of S. M. Kamakau.
Aloha no.—These past Saturdays I saw within Whitney’s newspaper [Pacific Commercial Advertiser] them calling the haole government paper [Hawaiian Gazette], a thief, because of the translation of the History of S. M. Kamakau, into the English language, and for inserting it within some past issues of that newspaper. In my opinion, those pebbles pelted in contempt are not right at all. Continue reading
MARTIN THE WIZARD
The World-renowned, Wonder-creating Wizard
Will continue his Astonishing
Feats of Wonder
Royal Hawaiian Theatre,
Saturday Evening, Oct’r 24,
Changing as if by a MAGIC WAND, this Popular Place of Amusement into a gorgeous ENCHANTED TEMPLE of Magic and Mystery, Continue reading
The Haole Seer.—This past Saturday, the haole seer Martin began his ingenious and entertaining act, and those who watched his actions were nearly left astounded. Continue reading