Opium, 1887.


At 4 pm on the 24th of March, the number of opium smoking licenses numbered 997 in this town of Honolulu nei for the Chinese. From Maui, until the 12th of March, 200 opium smoking licenses were given. Continue reading

New religion?

[Found under: “NU HOU HAWAII.”]

We have received a letter stating, “Aukai has started a new religion with ten members, at Pulehu-iki, Kula, Maui, on the 12th of March. It is heard that it is a religion from the old days.”

(Nupepa Puka la Kuokoa, 4/11/1893, p. 3)


Nupepa Puka La Kuokoa, Buke I, Helu 46, Aoao 3. Aperila 11, 1893.

Phew! 1862.

[Found under: “NA MEA HOU O HAWAII NEI.”]

Saved from Death.—In the afternoon of Tuesday, the 12th of March, while Hokulele, the double-masted ship carrying salt was in the sea outside of Waianae, water was seen coming in from the side, and in a very short time, the ship was about to sink; Continue reading