Wailaahia travels to China with her husband, 1866.

[Found under: “NU HOU KULOKO.”]

A Hawaiian Woman in China:—With the arrival of a trade ship from China this past Saturday, we saw a Hawaiian woman aboard. She was back in China with her husband, where they went to visit, and for her to see the land of her husband. There were many people who showed her around in Hong Kong [Honokaona], being that it was something new seeing a Hawaiian woman in those parts. What a good thing for that Hawaiian woman to see the “aina pua”* of her husband. The people probably spoke unintelligibly as her husband spoke unintelligibly back, all the while she was cut short. The name of this Hawaiian woman who went visiting is Wailaahia.

*Literally, “Flowery Kingdom,” [華國]

(Kuokoa, 10/13/1866, p. 2)

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke V, Helu 41, Aoao 2. Okatoba 13, 1866.

Aquai divorces Wailaahia, 1869.

ANNOUNCEMENT.

Whereas I have divorced my wife, whose name is

WAILAAHIA.

Therefore, I will not pay her debts from this day forth.

AQUAI.
Honolulu, Feb. 24, 1869.

(Au Okoa, 3/18/1869, p. 3)

Ke Au Okoa, Buke IV, Helu 48, Aoao 3. Maraki 18, 1869.

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