Cause of death confirmed to be poisoning by oopuhue, 1925.

TWO DEATHS DUE TO EATING BALLOON FISH, SAYS CORONER’S JURY

A poisonous variety of oopuhue—balloon fish—caused the death of Leong Tuck and Yong Yen Chong, according to the findings of a coroner’s jury which Thursday investigated the case. Continue reading

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Even more deaths from oopuhue, 1925.

TWO CHINESE ARE KILLED BY POISONOUS FISH

Die Shortly After Eating Oopuhue: Autopsy To Be Performed By Dr. Ayer

Two Chinese died suddenly Thursday night a few hours after eating oopuhue, a variety of poisonous fish abounding in Hawaiian waters, and emergency hospital authorities and Coroner Julius W. Asch are today conducting an investigation to determine the exact nature of the poisoning. Continue reading