Story of Opukahaia printed in New York, 1867.

[Found under: “NU HOU KULOKO.”]

The Story of Henere Opukahaia.—Printed in New York was the story of this famous man of Hawaii nei who first turned to righteousness; Continue reading

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“Lei Day” written by Mary Robins, 1928.

WRITES LEI DAY SONG

Mrs. Mary Robins, right, who has composed a song, “Lei Day,” which she and her daughter, Mrs. Mattie R. Caminos, sang today at the Bank of Hawaii. Continue reading

Death of Abela Kekamakahi in Coloma, California, 1860.

Death in California.

O Hae Hawaii:—Aloha oe:

A friend of ours has died on the 1st of Mei, 1860; that is Abela Kekamakahi, someone loved by everyone.

This is why he died; he had a distended stomach [opu ohao], which he had for four months. He was treated by a haole man, and received comfort, thereafter he relapsed, and a Hawaiian kahuna appeared named Keahilele, and with his treatment, his body received no comfort. Continue reading