Death of Elia Helekunihi, 1896.

E. HELEKUNIHI DIED

On Tuesday, the 16th of June, Rev. Helekunihi died at 58 years old. He died of a fever and throwing up blood at Haiku. Continue reading

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Sap of the Kukui, 1867.

Has anyone tried this? Or heard about it?

nupepa

[Found under: “LOCAL NEWS: Oahu”]

Kukui Sap.—On the evening of last Wednesday, one of our friends was walking by the Royal Court at Waikiki Kai, and there he was given the pilali of the kukui tree mixed with sugar and other things; it was just so delicious. According to some people, there are people who eat a lot of  ti [probably the baked root of the ti plant], however it is better.

[Has anyone ever tried either of these? Does anyone still do this today?]

(Kuokoa, 4/20/1867, p. 2)

Pilali Kukui. Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke VI, Helu 16, Aoao 2. Aperila 20, 1867.

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