Flag ribbons need to be made again, 1893 / Today.

THE BEAUTIFUL FLAG OF HAWAII!

When the Editor of the Hawaii Holomua saw the Beautiful Flag of Hawaii being raised once again above Aliiolani Hale, he was quick with tiny Hawaiian Flags printed on silk ribbons to place upon the chest, Continue reading

What a sweet obituary for Benjamin Kahoopai Kaiwiaea! 1906.

THE DEATH OF A VETERAN TEACHER

BENJAMIN KAHOOPAI KAIWIAEA FOR 23 YEARS IN THE SERVICE OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

HANA, February 28.—After a short period of illness, Benjamin Kahoopai Kaiwiaea died at Haou School, Hana, Maui, at 11:30 p. m. February 24, 1906. He left behind a wife, a daughter, a brother and sister. He was born at Kipahulu, Maui, on August 7, 1858, his father and mother being Kaiwiaea and Miomioi. Continue reading

Ku Haaheo! 1881 / Today / Tomorrow.

O HAWAII NO KA OI.

HE KAENA NA KALAKAUA NO HAWAII NEI.

Ua au hele mai au ma na moana lipolipo
E ike i ka nani kamahao o ka Honua nei
O ka ikiki o ke alahele o Inia mamao
Ka koʻu mau maka i hihio ai ma ka moe
He luaole na hiohiona kaulana o Kina
I koʻu kaala ana ma na aʻekai o Aferika
A hiki malihini ma na palena o Europa
Ua halawai mai au me ko lakou ikaika
Me na hanohano lua ole o ke ao nei
Ua kaupaonaia lakou ma kou  puuwai
O ka puana huna iloko o Hawaii no ka oi. Continue reading