Mileina Ahia, Kapeka Pinao, and Josiah Haole pass on, 1899.

Freed from Burdens of this World.


In the morning of this past Thursday, at her residence mauka of Waikahalulu, after a short illness, the breath of the native mother whose name is above was taken away, at the age of 57 years old. She was a true friend and favorite caretaker of the Queen, and she is perhaps pained to hear this. A while ago her husband passed, the birth father of her many children who she leaves behind. That afternoon her moist remains were carried and interred at the cemetery of Kawaiahao with the services done by Rev. H. H. Parker [H. H. Paleka] and the funeral by E. A. Williams [E. A. Wiliama]. How mournful!


And at the same time on that same Thursday, the one with the name above was freed from her burdens at 80 or perhaps more years of life. The one the harbor of Hooliliamanu is named after is her first husband, and she is the eldest sister of the Honorable W. T. Martin [W. T. Matina] of Kau who died previously. She is the mother/aunty [makuahine] of J. Hanale S. Martin and many other children who survive her. She died makai of Honuakaha at the residence of her daughter Mrs. Hana Lilikalani, and from there was her funeral and she was interred  at the cemetery of Kawaiahao. On the morning of this Friday, her son, Henry [Hanale] came back, but her torch had already gone out, and he went back [? a haule hou oia]. Her grandsons will arrive on Tuesday’s Mauna Loa. She is of alii lineage of this land, and she lived for many days on this earth in this life.


The one whose name is above died at Kalaupapa, Molokai last Sunday, the 14th, at 50 or more years of life. He was a native of Wailuku, Maui.

[The dates don’t match up, but could J. Haole on the Kalaupapa patient register be Josiah Haole?]

(Makaainana, 2/22/1897, p. 8)


Ka Makaainana, Buke VII—-Ano Hou, Helu 8, Aoao 8. Feberuary 22, 1897.

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