Death of Mary E. Green, 1902.

DIED.—At Honolulu, September 29, 1902, Mary Elizabeth Green, aged 72 years.

Miss Mary E. Green the subject of the above obituary notice, was born at Lahainaluna, Dec. 14, 1830, where she resided with her father, Rev. J. S. Green, till 1842, when the family removed to Makawao. In 1864 she became a teacher at Maunaolu and remained there till 1869 when the seminary was burned down. From 1882 to 1885 she again taught at the seminary, until called to Honolulu to take charge of missionary work,where she ended her days. Continue reading

Description of Hawaii Island, 1867.


Makawao, September 10, 1867.

O Alaula—Aloha to you:—I want to tell you of some things pertaining to my travels on Hawaii. On the 6th of August, we boarded the Kilauea to sail to Hawaii. It was a fine day; we sailed that day and night.

We stopped in Kealakekua.

At nine o’clock that next day we landed at the cape of Kaawaloa. We had many  thoughts when we saw that place famous in the old days. We entered the house of a chiefess, Mrs. L. K. Pratt, my schoolmate in days past. We shared aloha; we at oranges [alani] and melon [ipu], and smelled the wind of Kaawaloa, and we all boarded the steamship. Continue reading