Kaheleiki trial in California, 1863.

NOTES OF THE WEEK. A Hawaiian Indicted in California.—Among the passengers by the Yankee are the Hon. Messrs. John Ii, J. Kapaakea and C. G. Hopkins, who go to San Francisco to attend the trial of a Hawaiian seaman, named … Continue reading

More on Kaheleiki trial: “Something not to be forgotten.” 1863.

Voyage of the Hawaiian Chiefs to San Francisco. This past Wednesday morning [4/15/1863], the Honorable C. Gordon Hopkins [Hapakini], John Ii [Ioane Ii], Kaisara Kapaakea [Caesar Kapaakea], and J. Koii Unauna, along with the one who is involved in the … Continue reading

More on the Kaheleiki trial, 1863.

This past Tuesday [2/17/1863], the Honorable C. Kapaakea, and  J. Koii, and C. G. Hopkins also went aboard the ship Yankee, to appear in a case raised between the haole and Kaheleiki; the Honorable John Ii also accompanied them to … Continue reading

Mahalo to MAB for pointing to this article on the Kaheleiki trial, 1863.

“Better that Ten Guilty Should Escape, than that One Innocent should Suffer.” One innocent Hawaiian, named Heleiki, came very nearly being hung in San Francisco, under the authority of the Supreme Court of the United States. The report of his … Continue reading

More on the commemorative tablets, but from the pen of Edward Kamakau Lilikalani himself, 1907.

COMMEMORATIVE SERVICE AT KAWAIAHAO Memorial Tablets to the Alii of the Land are Unveiled. This past Sunday the Kawaiahao Church was filled to listen to the commemorative program for John Ii, Haalilio, Haalelea, and Ululani; the people whose names are … Continue reading

Government officials to go to California to defend a Hawaiian citizen. 1863.

The Honorable C. Kapaakea and J. K. Unauna are headed to California on Monday. We have heard it is to serve as witness in the murder case of Kaheleiki, who is a Hawaiian. May the alii going remain in good … Continue reading