John Papa Ii goes on makaikai to Puuloa, 1865.


A Visitation.—Last Thursday, the Hon. J. Ii and his daughters went on a tour of the many lochs of Pearl Harbor [ke Awa-lau o Puuloa], and the bathing waters of Kaahupahau, that shark,* the famous one who fought with Mikalolou [Mikololou] of Hawaii. They have returned.

*”Ili kani,” is literally, “skin that makes a sound.” This referred to sharks, because the skin of sharks are used for the drum skins of pahu.

(Kuokoa, 7/6/1865, p. 2)


Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke IV, Helu 27, Aoao 2. Iulai 6, 1865.

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