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THREE OF NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS HERE TO INFANTRY SCHOOL
Three members of the Hawaii national guard (298th Infantry), will go to Fort Benning, Ga., to attend the infantry school which will be held at that post from February 28 to May 28, according to orders received from the secretary of war by Col. Percy M. Smoot, commandant. They are Capt. Oliver H. Kapau, Capt. Clarence J. Olds and Master Sgt. James Akana Ai. Continue reading →
Examinations for the English School of Kaumakapili.—On the first Friday of the coming month of April, that being the 3rd, the independent English school of Kaumakapili will hold its examinations [hoike] in the church. Continue reading →
Halawa, Molokai, Aug. 16—At the hour of 2 a.m. of the past 10th, W. A. Kiha died at 63 years old. He was born at Kawaihae Uka, on the 2nd of Feb. 1836 from the loins of Kaipokane (f) and Kauhiokalani; Continue reading →
We received news from Maui, reporting that William A. Kiha, one of the educated Hawaiians of the Archipelago, has left this life on a day last week.
Most of the old time Honolulu people as well as some young ones will not forget about WIlliam A. Kiha, teacher of the Independent School of English at the church of Kaumakapili. It was at that school that he served as teacher along with his brother Enoka Kalauao. There are many who became proficient at English being taught by William A. Kiha. The current editor of this newspaper [Joseph M. Poepoe] sought knowledge of English under him, at the school of Kaumakapili, for short periods of time. Continue reading →
Tomorrow, November 28, is the Independence Day of Hawaii nei, and it will be the fiftieth year of our living as an Independent Nation, and being recognized by the enlightened nations of the world. This is the jubilee year; however, the plunderers believe that they hold the steering paddle and that we will not have a joyful jubilee on that day. What of that; let us be patient, for there will come a day that the lahui will be joyful and be pleased to no end. Hold your breaths! It will come!
(Lei Momi, 11/27/1893, p. 4)
Ka Lei Momi, Buke I, Helu 17, Aoao 4. Novemaba 27, 1893.
LA KUOKOA COMMEMORATION. The Jubilee of Hawaii Nei was Held at North Kohala, Hawaii.
Because of the unity of the patriots of the District here of North Kohala, they carried out the honor of commemorating this day, under the leadership of S. L. Kealohaokalani, the Chairman of the Hawaiian Patriotic League of North Kohala [Hui Hawaii Aloha Aina o Kohala Akau], as a result of they selected a Committee of five members. And it was that Committee which thought of the program of events for the day, and who thought of the things that would give sustenance to the people, under the skilled direction of Mrs. M. K. Stillman [Mary Kaulalani Stillman], the Chairman of the Committee. All the activities of the day were carried out at Hinakahua, Kapaau. Continue reading →
Ka La Kuokoa, Nov. 28.—The day of our Independence came once again this past Monday, but the day was not greatly celebrated, because we are in Mourning for our beloved King who has passed on, Continue reading →