Registered to vote. 1919.

HAWAIIANS WERE THE GREATEST NUMBER TO REGISTER.

Amongst the different ethnicities to register in the registration book of those eligible to vote, in the office of Clerk Kalauokalani, Hawaiians were the greatest number, although this is but a small fraction of the total number of Hawaiians.

In accordance with the new law, everyone who is eligible to vote is required to register again this year, to make clear those who have died and who have moved to other islands outside of Oahu. Continue reading

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What they were reading 100 years ago.

A STORY
OF

MERAPI

THE ONE THAT WAS CALLED THE MOON OF ISRAEL

AND

THE PERSECUTION OF THE HEBREWS IN EGYPT

In times long ago, that being the period when the people of Israel were being persecuted in the land of Egypt, there appeared from the tribe of Levi, a beautiful girl of no compare, whose back was straight as a cliff and face as clear as the moon, according to the old saying, who was called Merapi, the daughter of Nathan of the tribe of Levi, and because of her feminine beauty,  and because she had a fair complexion, she was called by her people, “The Moon of Israel.” Continue reading