Death of Mrs. Amika Keouli, 1921.



Mr. Editor of the Kuokoa, Solomon Hanohano, Aloha oe:—I ask for you kindness for an open space o the pride of the lahui [the Kuokoa Newspaper], for my bundle of tears of sadness, that being my dearly beloved mama passing on the road of no return, it will be for you to speed to where the sun appears at Kumukahi all the way to Haehae where the sun sets, so that the family and friends will know that my mama is no more; she has gone, she sleeps on the road of no return. Auwe, the pain of my heart for my dear mama who has gone afar. I will no more hear the voice of my mama calling, “Nela, how will I drink some of your milk?” Auwe, how sad! Continue reading

Kahoohihi Alapa Dies at Iosepa, Utah, 1913.

Kahoohihi Alapa dies far away in Iosepa, Utah, on this day in 1913.



Mr. Editor:—Please allow me some space for the sentence above, that being that Mrs. Kahoohihi Alapa has grown weary of this life.

On the morning of Monday, at 6 o’clock on the 3rd of March, the Angel of God visited and took the soul from the body of our beloved Mrs. Kahoohihi Alapa. Auwe aloha wale!

She left her her feeble husband and their children and family. They have four daughters from their loins, and she left this life.

She was sick along with her husband for a week, she had lower back pains, and she was also pregnant, she was distressed along with being inflicted by smallpox [hepera], which is a sickness that is quarantined, so no one would enter to help them; they would have been in terrible trouble were it not for that male cousin of Kahoohihi’s [kaikunane hanauna ?], that being…

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