Paperboys, 1916.

ALERT STAR-BULLETIN
NEWSBOYS—NO. 2

GEORGE KE.

George is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Ke, who reside at the corner of Fort street and Pauoa road. He is 15 years old and attends the Royal school, being in the 8th grade. George is an industrious Hawaiian boy Continue reading

Mail delivery in Kona, 1869.

Pertaining to the Letter Carriers in Kona.

I have great praise for the work of the Letter Carriers from Kealakekua to  Waiohinu; great as well is my praise for the vigilance of the people of South Kona in regard to their Letters and Newspapers. At each group of houses [kauhale] all the way to Manuka, there is a Mail Box on the side of the rode, and it is there that the Letters that the kamaaina want to send are left, and it is there too that Letter Carrier leaves the Letters and Newspapers for that place. There are perhaps twenty Mail Boxes on that road. This is as per the decree of the Postmaster General [Luna Leta Nui], to carry the Letter Bag partially empty, delivering and picking up at each group of houses. This happened within this year in South Kona. But in North Kona, this is not happening, and perhaps in other places as well. Continue reading