George Hyatt has died—On this past Sunday, Feb. 13, George Hyatt died at the Queen’s Hospital. He was an old black man, and he was well known here in Hawaii. Continue reading
An election occurred on the 29th for Representatives. The following is the result of the balloting:
G. Rhodes ….. 252
Edward H. Boyd ….. 195
S. N. Castle ….. 176
J. Kahai ….. 159
S. W. Mahelona ….. 67 Continue reading
[Found under: “MAKE.”]
Feb. 20, aboard the ship Helene, Pali died, the wife of Keoki Puhiohe.
[George W. Hyatt was called by Hawaiians, Keoki Puhiohe, because he was famous as a musician.]
(Kuokoa, 3/3/1866, p. 3)
Married and passed on.—On the 19th of February, a black haole [haole eleele] who was naturalized [lived here until familiar? noho a kupa] in Hawaii; this was a haole who was familiar to us, that being G. W. Hyatt, was married to Pali wahine. Continue reading
Which made me also remember this mele!
Here is the earlier version of this mele.
HOOHENO NO KA POLI LAUAE.
Nani wale no Kukuiolono,
Ke kikowaena o Kauai;
Paka hooheno a ka lehulehu,
A ka ili ulaula ili keokeo.
laila makou ike iho ai,
Na pua like ole oi a ka nani;
Hoohihi ka manao a e lalau,
…..I bo-ke pua kau umauma.
Aole nae hoi la a e hihi,
Na huaolelo kau e ka weli;
…..Mai kii aku oe mai hoopa,
Ua kapu ia na Alekana;
Aole i ana iho e ka makemake,
Na pua momi o Keaunaulu.
Ulumahiehie i ka Uanoe,
I ka ua lihau noe i ke kula;
Laula ke kahua i haulani ia,
Ekolu puni o ka lina poepoe.
Ua lawa ka iini koialoko,
…..Ua ike ia Kukuiolono;
Kau aku ka manao no Waimea,
E ike i ka wai Ulailiahi.
Ka hoa pili hoi o ka Waikea,
Na wai kaulana o Manokalani.
Aia i ka la’i a o…
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The Wawapuhi post reminded me of this one.
[Found under: “NA MEA HOU O HAWAII NEI.”]
New “barking sand”.—Ezek. Kahale of Puuwai, Niihau spoke recently of seeing a new one kani at Kahio and Keaku, that is like the sands of Nohili. This is something very new to be seen in that area.
(Kuokoa, 5/30/1863, p. 2)
Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke II, Helu 22, Aoao 2. Mei 30, 1863.
New Barking Sands.
There is a new barking sands, it is here at East Koloa, at Makahuena Point, and the lands of that one kani is Wawapuhi. The sand here makes more of a sound than that of Nohilo, and the sands are high up. If the dragging starts from the top until down below, those staying above will hear it. This barking sand is not from before, it is a new thing; the wind blew this sand all the way to Wawapuhi, Continue reading
Hawaiian Idol.—A genuine idol of the olden time, has recently been discovered at Waialua, Oahu, by Mr. Lane. Through the permission of His Excellency ex-Governor Kekuanaoa, this idol has been presented to the Museum of Oahu College [Punahou]. It is about eight feet in length, and resembles the ancient images represented in Jarvis’ History. Mr. Chase has had this idol sketched by Mr. Emmert, and very soon photographs will be on exhibition. Many hundreds of Hawaiians have gathered to see this huge image while it was set up in front of the Kuokoa office, at the Sailors’ Home, Honolulu. Continue reading
[Found under: “HUNAHUNA MEA HOU O HAWAII NEI.”]
A godly figure.—On this past Monday, a godly figure was stood up at the front of the Kuokoa Office, to show the Hawaiians so that they see clearly the nature of the akua kii of the olden days. Continue reading
[Found under: “NU HOU KULOKO.”]
Image of the wooden kii found at Waialua.—We saw the kii of Kealia, one of the god idols of Hawaii nei, found in the pond at Waialua; its picture was printed in a children’s newspaper, Continue reading