Interesting figures, 1887.

Ke Alakai is printing 800 copies of the newspaper each and every day.

These are the number of letters that came in to the Post Office yesterday: From the Likelike from Maui and Molokai, 734; From letter carrier J. Haalou, 70 letters. Letters sent on the steamships of October 20: on the Waimanalo for Waianae and Waialua, 26 letters and 69 newspapers; on the Iwalani for Lahaina and Hamakua, 75 letters and 26 newspapers; on the Kilauea Hou for Hamakua, 60 letters and 47 newspapers; on the Waialeale for Kauai, 98 letters and 17 newspapers.

(Alakai o Hawaii, 10/22/1887, p. 2)

Ke Alakai o Hawaii, Buke I, Helu 52, Aoao 2. Okatoba 22, 1887.