Mourning for Mataio Kekuanaoa, 1868.

Mataio Kekuanaoa passes on a hundred a fifty years ago.

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The Kawaiahao Choir:—We heard that tonight, this choir will go to the grounds of Iolani Palace [not the one standing today], where they will mourn for Kaimihaku who silently passed on:

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Young Hawaiians’ Institute officers, 1899.

Hui Hawaii Opio.

On Thursday evening last week, the yearly meeting of the Young Hawaiians’ Institute was held. Elected were George H. Huddy as President; George L. Desha, vice president; I. H. Sherwood, Secretary; Continue reading

Young Hawaiians’ Institute established, 1894.

The Institute.

The entertainment at the Y. M. C. A. Hall last night was a great success. The Young Hawaiians Institute is a most deserving organization. The concert with which the boys inaugurated their club was greatly appreciated and proved the abilities of the members of the new society, and their friends. The following is the list of the officers: Continue reading

The Young Hawaiians’ Institute, Hui Hoonaauao Hawaii Opio, 1896.

The Agenda of the Young Hawaiians’ Institute for 1896.

Through the kindness of the Hui Hoonaauao Hawaii Opio of this town, the Editor of this paper has acquired the Agenda of that Institute for this year forth, it being topics being read monthly (except for September) by those who were given the subject. It begins this like this:

February—Old Hawaiian History.
Solomon Meheula.

March—The Origin of the Hawaiian Archipelago.
J. M. Poepoe.

April—The Profession of Kahuna.
J. K. Kaulia.

May—The Crusades.
J. N. K. Keola.

June—The Profession of Farmer.
S. M. Kanakanui.

July—The Profession of Fisherman.
M. K. Nakuina.

October—The Origins of the Hawaiians.
J. M. Poepoe.

November—The State of the Native Hawaiians of Today.
Charles Wilcox.

December—The Old Religion of the Hawaiians.
S. M. Kanakanui.

Following the reading of the topics, the members of the Institute will consider the true value within the topics. The Committee that organized this Agenda is, S. M. Kanakanui, Chairman [Lunahoomalu]; J. K. Kaulia, J. N. K. Keola, M. K. Nakuina, Charles Wilcox.

(Kuokoa, 1/10/1896, p. 3)

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XXXV, Helu 2, Aoao 3. Ianuari 10, 1896.
Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XXXV, Helu 2, Aoao 3. Ianuari 10, 1896.

Mary Kawena Pukui’s ʻŌlelo Noʻeau back in print! 2018.

I just saw in the Bishop Museum online newsletter the following announcement!

‘Ōlelo No‘eau Available For Preorder

We’re thrilled to share with you that one of our most beloved titles, Mary Kawena Pukui’s ʻŌlelo Noʻeau: Hawaiian Proverbs & Poetical Sayings, has been reprinted in partnership with the Dolores Furtado Martin Foundation—and preorders are available NOW online at Bishop Museum Press!

Museum members can utilize their membership discount on the Press website by entering the promo code MEMBER20 prior to checkout.

Copies will be available for pickup and/or purchase in Shop Pacifica starting Monday, December 10, 2018.

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