A ka Luna i Puuonioni, 1906.

[Found under: “KA MOOLELO O Hiiaka-i-ka-poli-o-Pele.”]

And then she turned and looked down at the bottom of the pit, and her Hiiaka sisters were sitting there; at which point she chanted:

THE SECOND KAU OF THE STORY OF HIIAKA.

1. A ka luna i Puuonioni Continue reading

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Kalokuokamaile on the names, Kilauea and Halemaumau, 1923.

UNKNOWN ARE THE MEANINGS OF THE NAMES “KILAUEA” AND “HALEMA’UMA’U” AND WHO NAMED THEM.

O Mr Editor of the Kuokoa Newspaper; Aloha a nui:—Please be kind once more, and if there is a space, let me have it. Because I keep getting asked, that being the heading above. I show the answer and the explanation I got from some very old people. Continue reading

On this birthday of Joseph Nawahi, a reminder that we need to rescan the newspapers! 1896.

HE KANAENAE NO JOSEPH K. NAWAHIOKALANIOPUU.

I aloha ia oe a e Homelani,
O ka Home lei pua lei a ka manu,
Sweet onaona o Hanakahi,
E wehi nei la i Waiakea,
Pulupe i ka Ua Kanilehua,
A Panaewa la e hii mai nei,
Kilakila Hilo one la i ka nani,
Aina kaulana i ka hanohano,
Hanohano Haili i ka pua Lehua,
O ka pua hoohie lei a ka manu,
O ka papahi lei ia o ka aina,
Lei oe lei au i ke onaona,
Ua nani Hawaii ku hanohano,
Helu ekahi o na Ailana, Continue reading

New Hilo jail, 1896.

ABOUT HILO’S NEW JAIL

IT WILL BE A LARGE AND CONVENIENT STRUCTURE.

Containing Sixteen Separate Rooms for Cells and Offices—Built of Lumber With an Iron Roof.

On Thursday next the Minister of the Interior will open bids for the construction of a building which is designated to fill one of the many long-felt wants of the citizens of the capital of the island of Hawaii. Hilo is at last to have a jail and one large enough to accommodate a considerable proportion of her population whenever it may be necessary. Continue reading