Traditions taught by Fred Malulani Beckley Kahea, 1922.

[Found under: Nuhou Kuloko”]

To teach mat weaving [ulana moena], feather lei making [haku leihulu], sewing net [ka upena], and some other Hawaiian skills, Fred Malulani Beckley Kahea opened up Continue reading

Hugo Stangenwald opens new photo gallery, 1855.

HONOLULU DAGUERREAN GALLERY.

REMOVAL.

THE SUBSCRIBER begs leave to inform the residents of Honolulu and vicinity, that he has removed to the new building recently erected on King street, opposite the Globe Hotel, where he is now prepared to take pictures in the highest perfection of the art, with all the latest improvements, and at the lowest prices. Having constructed these rooms expressly for his business, with Continue reading

Famous safe bought at auction, 1897.

PORTUGUESE BUY A RELIC

STORY OF AN OLD BURGLARY REVIVED.

Safe That Was Once Robbed of $800 in Gold Coin—At Custom House Sale Yesterday—Society Pick Up a Curio.

The Portuguese Mutual Benefit Society of Honolulu had carried to its meeting hall today a large iron safe which has a romance connected with it that is very interesting indeed. The safe was purchased by the President of the society at an auction sale at Morgan’s for the small sum of $35. There was no demand for the safe and the auctioneer congratulate himself upon securing the sum he did. Continue reading