Kaheleiki trial in California, 1863.


A Hawaiian Indicted in California.—Among the passengers by the Yankee are the Hon. Messrs. John Ii, J. Kapaakea and C. G. Hopkins, who go to San Francisco to attend the trial of a Hawaiian seaman, named Heleiki, indicted for the murder of one Capt. ________ at sea, about the year 1851 or 2. Continue reading

The famed wauke of Kuloli, Okoe, South Kona, 1923.


Solomon Hanohano [Editor of the Kuokoa]; Much aloha shared between us:—Perhaps people do not know, or the new generation of this time that moves on, of the nature of the title placed above. Perhaps they are mistaken thinking that it is just a tale [moolelo kaao], like the story of Kamehameha says “nip off the bud of the wauke while it is still young.”

That is why your writer was urged to write to inform the public of the location of this famous place in the olden days of our kupuna. Continue reading

Death of Mia Paukuwahia Pupule, 1923.


Mr. Editor of the Kuokoa Newspaper; Aloha oe:—If there be an open space in our precious, please insert this header placed above with aloha.

Mia Paukuwahia was born in Okoe, S. Kona, Hawaii, in the month of May 8, 1850, and my dear brother left us in the month of July 18, 1923. Continue reading

Death of Sam P. Lohiau of Okoe, 1905.

Great Sorrow!

My favorite Aloha Aina, allow me some space. At 3 o’clock in the afternoon, this past Friday the 26th of May, the breath of my dear Sam P. Lohiau. He was born from the loins of Mr. and Mrs. Kawaa Lohiau, at Okoe, South Kona, and it is the sister of his mother who is writing. He entered Lahainaluna School in the year 1900, and in this coming July he was to graduate from that school. Continue reading

Travels of King Kamehameha IV to see the sounding sands of Nohili and more, 1856.


We hear of the sailing of the King from here, and on the next day he landed at Waimea, Kauai, and that night, he sailed to Niihau, and landed at Nonopapa on Saturday [la hoomalolo]. They spent the Sabbath there, and joined together and worshiped Jehovah on that day. On the weekday, the rode horse, fished; there are a 100 or more horses on Niihau; they caught a lot of fish. That evening, they got on board the Maria and sailed for Kaula. The next morning they reached there. Some of them jumped into the ocean and swam ashore with difficulty, for there was a shark there and it was difficult to go ashore; there is a severe cliff and no bay. The King went ashore amongst these difficulties, ascended the cliff. The chiefesses remained on the ship. Continue reading

Queen Victoria’s letter to King Kamehameha IV and Queen Emalani, 1863.

[Found under: “NA MEA HOU O HAWAII NEI.”]

The Letter of Victoria to the Hawaiian Monarchs.—It was  made known to some of us, the letter of Queen Victoria to our beloved Monarchs, showing her sadness and he compassion for the misfortune that befell the Alii Haku o Hawaii, the greatly loved one who was taken away by gracious God. Continue reading