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KEOLA-HOSE—In Laie, Oahu, August 31, 1918, John N. Keola and Miss Victoria Hose. Elder William K. Apua of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, officiating; witnesses—Enoka Waa and Mrs. Enoka Waa.
Funeral services for Mrs. Victoria Keola, wife of John N. Keola, 318 Iolani St., who died at 11 o’clock Sunday evening following an operation for appendicitis, were held yesterday, interment being in Nuuanu cemetery. Mrs. Keola was a native of Kona, Hawaii, and was 31 years old. She is survived by a widower and four children. Continue reading →
OUR BELOVED DAUGHTER, MRS. VICTORIA KEOLA HAS PASSED ON.
MRS. VICTORIA KEOLA.
Mr. Editor of the Kuokoa Newspapers, Aloha oe:—Please may we ask you to be patient and give us an open space of the Kuokoa for our parcel, and the paper will carry it upon the billows of the ocean until it reaches land, so that the family and friends of the beloved daughter of ours will see, whereas we, her parents were living at ease without dreaming of this ahead of time. On Monday, Jan. 17, while her father was getting ready to get on this horse to go into the mountains to perform his usual duties of seeking out steer, his female employer called out, “E Paahana, there was a wireless telegram from Honolulu saying Mrs. Victoria Keola is dead. That was a time for sadness and grief. From there, her father turned back for home and told the sad news to the family, there was a telegram telling of Victoria’s death. He got on the Kilauea of Monday, Jan. 17, with the great desire to see her remains, but no, her body was gone on the 17th while her papa was sailing on the sea. When he reached Honolulu, he got on a car and travelled straight for the house of his children [? daughter]; he saw his son-in-law and his grandchildren, but his beloved daughter, Mrs. Victoria Keola, he did not see, and his tears of love flowed and he went up to Maemae and saw the grave of our beloved, and his tears flowed; aloha for his daughter who went afar! Continue reading →