Death of Rahela Puowaina, 1870.

Death that is Mourned.—Rahela Puowaina was born at Papaaea, Hamakua Loa, Maui. In the month of Hilinehu in the year 1833, and she died on the first day of the month of Kaaona; she was 37 years old. I am living with our child, G. Noah Puowaina in great pain in my naau; When she was poked by a nail is when her ailment under her foot started, and she died within two months. Aloha for my companion, my wife, more important than all the wealth in the world; and a dirge to follow. R. K. Puowaina [Rivai K. Puowaina].

(Kuokoa, 9/24/1870, p. 3)

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke IX, Helu 39, Aoao 3. Sepatemaba 24, 1870.

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