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. He is a familiar man all over Maui, and his name is well known amongst the Hawaiian people. He is greatly grieved for and there is much aloha for him because of the troubles he faced while he was a serving in governmental office.

(Oiaio, 6/22/1896, p. 2)

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Ka Puka La Oiaio, Buke I, Helu 12, Aoao 2. Iune 22, 1896.

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1 thought on “Death of Elia Helekunihi, 1896.

  1. Mahalo for posting this, and also for your translation from ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi. Elia was my great grandfather, and it’s great to see documents mentioning him.

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