A new Hawaiian language newspaper to be printed on Kauai? 1909.


In the office of the Attorney White [John D. White] of Kauai, announced was the idea to publish a Hawaiian newspaper for the Sun-Snatching Island [Kauai], however, the name of the newspaper to be published was not revealed.

This idea to publish a Hawaiian newspaper came about because of the desire to make known the works of the Board of Supervisors [Papa Lunakiai] of the County of Kauai in the Hawaiian Language so that Hawaiians can equally know what the County is doing, and also in order that the benefits not be spread about by the other newspapers being printed in Honolulu.

The establishment where it is thought that this newspaper will be published is the office of the Garden Island Newspaper, and he believes that expenses to print the newspaper will not be very large.

He wants Kaeo [? Samuel Kanohoua Kaeo] and Kaneakua [? John Mahiai Kaneakua] to work on the newspaper, depending upon how busy they are with their regular jobs.

He is planning out what it will take for this endeavor to succeed, and should the outcome that he is set upon indeed comes about, the newspaper will soon make an appearance in the future.

[Does anyone know if this newspaper ever saw the light of day?]

(Kuokoa, 5/14/1909, p. 6)


Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XLVI, Helu 20, Aoao 6. Mei 14, 1909.


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