J. M. Kawelo reports on the news of North Kohala, 1883.


O Kuokoa Newspaper, Aloha oe: I have some important news to place upon your vast back, and it is for you to go before all the thousands of the multitudes.

In the night of the 30th of May, E. Haalou (f) ran off with her lover [? kane manuahi], that being Kahookaa; she left her husband and their daughter who lives in a cold room of the house; from what is heard, she often leaves her husband, being that this is the third time she did this cruel act.

They lived under J. Kekipi in righteousness until the time when the great Lion arrived, that being the devil, the great enemy amongst all people of the earth.

That same night, a family was saved from a burning house, and because of the enormous help received, the fire was put out.

On the 23rd of May, J. M. Kawelo and Mrs. Kaohua Kawelo of Makapala gave birth (it was not made known the type of child) and at the same location, Kanuha and Kalua, on the 27th of that month, gave birth to a son, and on the 31st, Keawe and Milita his wife had a son, and all of them are doing well.

J. M. Kawelo

[Curious. How does J. M. Kawelo not know what kind of child he had?]

(Kuokoa, 6/9/1883, p. 1)


Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XXII, Helu 23, Aoao 1. Iune 9, 1883.

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