English report on the death of Lilia Kaleikau, 1922.

Kauai’s Oldest Native Woman Dies At Kapaa

(Special To The Advertiser)

LIHUE, May 23—Lilia Davis Kaleikau, who was the oldest Hawaiian woman on Kauai, died last Sunday morning at the home of her grandson, Senator John Kealoha, in Kapaa, at the age of 96.

She was born in Lahaina, Maui, in April, 1826, and was educated by Alexander, one of the early missionaries. She came to Kauai in 1879 and after a short stay returned to Maui. She returned to Kauai in 1884 and has remained here ever since.

She is survived by a sister, Mrs. de la Cruz of Honolulu, one son, six grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Kapaa church with burial at the Kapaa Hawaiian cemetery Sunday.

(Advertiser, 5/26/1922, p. 10)


Honolulu Advertiser, 64th Year, Number 12,793, Page 10. May 26, 1922.


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