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The husband and family of the late Mrs. Maria L. Kukahi wish to express their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to their relatives and friends for the beautiful floral offerings and kind sympathy extended them during their bereavement.
MY DEAR COMPANION, MRS. MARIA L. KUKAHI, HAS GONE.
O Mr. Editor, Aloha oe a nui:—Please welcome in an open space of your patient messenger, the statement placed above, so that the family, friends, and acquaintances of my dear Mrs. Maria, living from the Island of Hawaii of Keawe from where the sun rises at Makanoni, all the way to Niihau at the edge of the islands, will know. Continue reading →
The Makaainana newspaper gave its readers the gift of a Calender for this year, prepared by Mr. J. Liwai Kukahi. He followed the organization of the names of the months by the reckoning of the Hale Naua, and so too with the days, they are according to the names of the nights. This is a good Calendar for farmers and fishermen amongst the Hawaiian lahui.
[This is something that I wish was still around for us to see. It is only rarely that you will find still one of these single sheet gifts from the newspaper. Probably because they got pinned to a wall for actual use. Has anyone seen a copy of this?
Joseph Liwai Kukahi, for more than a quarter of a century a clerk in the Honolulu postoffice service, and Mrs. Maria W. Kamala were married at 1:30 o’clock yesterday afternoon at the home of the bridegroom, 1141 17th Avenue, Kaimuki. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Samuel K. Kamaiopili of the Oahu Hawaiian Evangelical Association. The witnesses to the wedding were Mrs. Emma M. Nakuina, Continue reading →