News of “ka aina mauna,” 1883.


H. Baldwin was recently here with some other haole searching for the source of the water of Ulu, flowing in Waipio, and it was found through the patient search of that haole, and some Hawaiians along with the writer were along on that trip to find water, in the jungles of the mountain; this is thought to be water to make an auwai from Ulu to Hamakua, and it will be started perhaps soon.

The estate of K. Ahana was auctioned off on the 2nd and 3rd of July, to pay unpaid debts to the people he owed money to in Honolulu.

There are three shops in this town; 2 belonging to Chinese, and one belonging to a Hawaiian (the writer), and they are quarreling [? ke paonioni nei na halau ohua].

These days are nice, it is not very cold.

J. H. N. [??? Joseph H. N. Kawaioulu]

[“Ka Aina Mauna,” or “mountainous lands” is a poetic reference to Waimea.]

(Kuokoa, 7/21/1883, p. 4)


Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XXII, Helu 29, Aoao 4. Iulai 21, 1883.

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