Meanwhile this death announcement for Archie A. Hapai is hard to make out, 1933.

This article is difficult to read for two reasons. 1. The newspaper is not scanned clearly. 2. The typesetting seems not to have been done very carefully.

What we can learn from this article that was not included in the previous English article is that:

Archie A. Hapai has Passed On.

His father died earlier, but his mother, Sarah Hapai, survives him although she is frail. She is known to all the young ones of Hilo as Aunty Sarah.

Archie was greatly trusted by his coworkers. He was kind and a gentleman. He left behind a wife and many children, as well as a sister and his mother. Continue reading

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Death of Archie Hapai, 1933.

Career Ends

ARCHIE HAPAI
dies in Hilo

Archie Hapai, Veteran Hilo Clerk, Dies

(Special to The Advertiser by Mutual Wireless)

HILO, Jan. 14—Archie Hapai, county clerk for the past 17 years, died last night of heart disease at his home in Wainaku. Hapai had been in poor health for many years. Continue reading

“Real Hilo weather” on Kamehameha Day 100 years ago! 1919.

HILO, DAMPENED BUT UNDETERRED HONORS FAME OF KAMEHAMEHA

Celebration at Mooheau Park Goes Ahead Full Swing in Spite of Showers and Threatening Skies.

LUAU IN PAVILION IS BIG ATTRACTION

Although rain fell this morning in Hilo, it did not put an end to the celebration of Kamehameha Day. Not so anybody would notice it, for the crowd turned up at Mooheau park to enjoy the baseball game between the road workers and the county employees, Continue reading