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Just another place that posts random articles from the Hawaiian-Language Newspapers! It would be awesome if this should become a space where open discussions happen on all topics written about in those papers!! And please note that these are definitely not polished translations, but are just drafts!!! [This blog is not affiliated with any organization and receives no funding. Statements made here should in now way be seen as a reflection on other organizations or people. All errors in interpretation are my own.]

Kalani Noholoa to divorce her husband David Noholoa, 1901.

WANTS A DIVORCE.

Kalani Noholoa brought before the First Circuit Court [Aha Kaapuni Ekahi] a petition for divorce from her husband David Noholoa who lives in the land of suffering being striken by the illness that separates families. Continue reading

John B. Madins Jr., paperboy, 1916.

ALERT STAR-BULETIN NEWSBOYS—NO. 5

JOHN B. MADINS, JR.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Madins of Nuuanu street, near Kukui street. John was born in Honolulu in November, 1895. In a railroad accident at Waialua in 1912 Continue reading

Death of Sophia Sheldon, 1897.

SOPHIA SHELDON HAS PASSED ON.

In the afternoon of this past Sunday, May 23, at 4 p. m., the spirit of the body of Miss Kopaea L. Sheldon [Miss Sophia L. Sheldon] left this life at her residence in Iwilei, Honolulu, at 46 years old; she was born in North Kona, Hawaii, on the 15th of November 1850, by Henry L. Sheldon and Hanna Sheldon; she has brothers and children and grandchildren and much family and friends who she left behind who are grieving for her with lamentation. Continue reading

Ka Moolelo Oiaio o Kaluaikoolau, 1906.

TO BE PUBLISHED AS A BOOK.

The true and correct story of Kaluaikoolau called by the name Koolau for short is here and will arrive. It is a true story of his live and everything pertaining to his actions in the valley of Kalalau for three years or so, beginning in 1893 until his eyes closed and dust returned to dust in the peaceful bosom of that famous nook.

There are 150 pages and many pictures.

One Dollar per Book; Cash only.

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KAHIKINA KELEKONA.

Honolulu, May 2, 1906.

(Kuokoa, 5/11/1906, p. 4)

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XLIV, Helu 19, Aoao 4. Mei 11, 1906.