This is an independent blog. Please note that I am nowhere near fluent, and that these are not translations, but merely works in progress. Please do comment if you come across misreads or anything else you think is important.
From the news of the past 27th of this month, it reported of the great spread of the Spanish sickness [Spanish flu] at the Sugar Plantation of Makaweli on Kauai, and the number of those who contracted this sickness reached five hundred people, rising sharply every day. And twelve died of this sickness and pneumonia. Continue reading →
Since the appeal from the local chapter of the Red Cross was made through the columns of the Post-Herald for more workers to help make Flu masks, a suggestion has been made that the Red Cross might be able to obtain valuable assistance if the Hilo High School and the Union School girls of the higher grade were appealed to give one hour, daily, after school hours, to the making of masks. Continue reading →
From the reports we constantly receive from the Board of Health every day, the Influenza sickness, also known by the name the “flu” is spreading all over, but there are not many deaths, like what is understood about this sickness in places far away from Hawaii.
Mr. Solomon Hanohano, Aloha oe:—Please insert in an empty space in the Kuokoa, the announcement of the secretary of the Board of Health [Papa Ola] placed outside of the store of the Board of Health at Kalaupapa, Molokai, pertaining to the people who contracted the ailment that separates families, Continue reading →
In the month of January past, there were one-hundred and sixty-five deaths in Honolulu, almost 50 or more over the monthly average for some years past, as per the report from the Board of Health. The estimated population of the city of Honolulu is about 75,000. Continue reading →
As per the order of the District School Superintendent of Honolulu, we are printing a list to make known the Government teachers of the District of Honolulu, which was clarified in the report of the School Superintendent on the 21st of January, past. Continue reading →
Julian Monsarrat, of Old Honolulu Family, Dies at Hilo
(Special to The Advertiser)
HILO, March 15.—Julian Monsarrat, veteran cattleman and well-known kamaaina of Hawaii nei, died here this evening at 9 o’clock at the age of 67. The body will be removed to Honolulu for burial in the family plot. Arrangements have not yet been complete. Continue reading →