The Manihiki, “only kanakas,” 1871.

Returning Manahikians.—On Thursday last, forty-two men and women, and twenty-three children, natives of the Humphrey’s and other islands to the southward of the line, who were brought here two years ago under contracts of service, sailed in the ketch Lunalilo, to be returned to their homes. Continue reading

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Manihiki people befriended, 1869.

[Found under: NU HOU KULOKO: Oahu.”]

While the moon shone brightly these past  nights, a portion of the Hawaiians crowded on Queen Street mauka side of Mokuaikaua. They watched the singing of the Manihiki which took place in the estate of the late M. Kekuanaoa. Continue reading