Cogswell painting of King Kalakaua and E. H. Allen, 1879.

[Found under: “NA NU HOU HAWAII.”]

The Haole painter.—We were at Aliiolani Hale this past Tuesday to see first-hand the painting of Mr. Cogswell of the full image of the Alii, the King, and his work was truly skilled. Continue reading

Where are these ten hula paintings? 1893.


A Series of Pictures of Native Hawaiians on Exhibition.

W. Cogswell, a well-known portrait-painter on the Pacific Coast, has on exhibition at the artrooms of Sanborn, Vall & Co. a series of ten pictures of native Hawaiians in their historical dance. Mr. Cogswell has been in Honolulu for the past two years Continue reading

Committee of Thirteen and the Calvinists, 1893.


What are the each of the Names of this Nation Overthrowing Committee of Missionaries?

There will come a time when each of their names are made known.

What are the thoughts and aims of this Missionary Committee? Continue reading

Defense of Bishop Alfred Willis, and perhaps why Royalist Campbell was baptized at St. Andrews and not at Kawaiahao. 1893.


Bishop Willis in his Diocesan Church Magazine takes the ground that Christian missions to heathen nations and peoples throughout the world will be injured by the news that will go everywhere of the prominent part taken by the sons and descendants of Christian missionaries in  Hawaii in overthrowing the ancient monarchy of the country. Whether the Bishop can maintain this ground or not is not a question that we are going to discuss. Continue reading

Speaking of Bishop Willis, 1893.


The Diocesan Magazine is a purely religious publication—not like the Christian Union in New York, or our own Friend, partially secular in its character. It is, therefore, with some surprise, that one finds half the March issue given over to a rabid attack on the Government, the Revolution, and indeed upon almost everything civilized, progressive and Christian in sight. Those who are acquainted with the career of the present head of the Anglican Church in Hawaii, will find nothing unexpected in his sentiments, but will be surprised only at the manner and occasion of their expression. Continue reading