Death of Abraham Panui, 1918.


Our younger sibling, Abraham Panui has left on the dark path of Kane to far bank of the dark river of death, in Thursday morning, Feb. 28, 1918, 7:30 a. m, at Kahana, Kaanapali, Maui.

He has left behind his two elder siblings along with the family who are living in Honolulu, at forty years of life. Our younger brother was born in Kapaa, Kauai, of Kaua (f) and A. Panui Sr. (m), and he went to join his older sibling at Kahana, Kaanapali, Maui; Our younger brother suffered illness for a long time, and a cure was sought from the government doctors at Lahaina; but nothing was known for the affects of the illness was strong; there was coughing and cramps of the stomach, which is what shortened his life.

To the intimates and friends go our thanks for them bringing bouquets of flowers and for gathering with us in the hours of our grief; like the Holy Book states, life of man is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away; for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return. And with these thoughts we pray to our eternal Father to watch over and protect us from above. Amen.

The two of us in sorrow,
Kahana, Kaanapali, Maui, Mar. 5, 1918.

(Kuokoa, 3/22/1918, p. 3)

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke LVI, Helu 12, Aoao 3. Maraki 22, 1918.

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