Queen Liliuokalani looking back at 1881 and the smallpox quarantine, continued, 1898.

[Found under: “KA BUKE MOOLELO HAWAII”]

MOKUNA XIII

Ko’u noho Kahu Aupuni ana.

A mamuli o ka ikaika a me ka makaala ponoia ana o keia mau rula, i ka wa i hoopauia ae ai o ka hoomaluia ana, aole he mai i hoike ia mai ua puka ae mawaho aku. Aka, he ikaika nae kona laha ana ma ke kulanakauhale o Honolulu, a maloko o laila he ewalu haneri i loaa i ka mai, a ma kahi o ekolu haneri poe i make.

…and so scrupulously and energetically were these regulations enforced, that when they were relaxed and quarantine raised, it was found that no case had been reported outside the place of its first appearance. But it was a serious thing to confine its ravages to the city of Honolulu, in which there were some eight hundred cases and about three hundred deaths.

(Aloha Aina, 12/31/1898, p. 5)

Ke Aloha Aina, Buke VI, Helu 53, Aoao 5. Dekemaba 31, 1898.

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