Some scary weather a 150 years ago in Hanalei reported by David Kaukaha, 1870.

Raindrops in Hanalei.

O Kuokoa Newspaper; Aloha oe:—

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

Coffee in Keei planted by Princess Likelike, 1878.

Kona Coffee

O Kuokoa Newspaper; Aloha oe:—

Here is something I have seen with my own eyes: a Coffee [Kope] plantation growing in Keei, South Kona.

That Coffee plantation of H. Cooper is perhaps 150 acres large, and the Coffee is growing well, and no disease [kakani] is seen on the Coffee; its leaves are a beautiful green. Continue reading

Dissolving of the business association between Ahana, W. P. Akau, and C. Y. Aiona, 1870.

ANNOUNCEMENT.

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.]

C. Y. AIONA.

(Au Okoa, 10/13/1870, p. 2)

Ke Au Okoa, Buke VI, Helu 26, Aoao 2. Okatoba 13, 1870.

Hawaii news from 1837.

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