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.
On Monday of last week, that being September 19. The raindrops fell heavily, along with thunder here in Hanalei. From morning until evening; and at three in the afternoon; the deeds of the (chiefess) thunder forcefully reverberated, along with lightning. Continue reading →
WHEREAS, THE STORE ASSOCIATION between AHANA, W. P. AKAU, and AIONA, at
KUKUIHAELE, HAMAKUA, HAWAII,
has been dissolved under agreement; and the assets and everything belonging to said Association has accrued to AIONA, and he will continue the Store Business there. All those who owe the prior Association should repay me; and everyone is invited to come visit for your buying pleasure [? no ko oukou lokomaikai kuai ana.]
From the Sandwich Islands.—We have received a file of the Sandwich Island Gazette to March 11. The Gazette contains a recommendation to the inhabitants of the island to erect a monument to the memory of Captain Cook, at Hawaii, on the spot on which he was killed. The Gazette of Feb. 25, announces the marriage, by Mr. Bingham of Kauikeauli [Kauikeaouli], King of the Sandwich Islands, to Kalama, daughter of Naihekukui. Continue reading →
Death of the Alii, the Dowager Queen Hakaleleponi,* Kalama, Kapakuhaili.
The responsibility has fallen upon us to carry the bundle of grief, sadness, and woe, and with regret, we report to you of the death of the Alii, the Dowager Queen Hakaleleponi, Kalama, Kapakuhaili, at 11:02 on the past 20th of Sept., at her residence at Haimoeipo, Honolulu. Continue reading →