About nupepa

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.]

Mauna Kea, 1906.

ON HAWAII’S SNOWY PEAKS.

Picture by Gartley.

1. SNOW AND CLOUDS ON MAUNA KEA.

2. ON TOP OF MAUNA KEA.

3. MAUNA KEA SNOWFALL.

4. A HALT ON MAUNA KEA’S SLOPES.

(Advertiser, 2/4/1906, p. 9)

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(Sunday Advertiser, Volume IV, Number 162, Page 9. February 4, 1906.

 

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Death of W. O. Aiken, 1960.

Worth Aiken, 87, Businessman, Dies

Worth O. Aiken, prominent Island businessman, died yesterday in Berkley, California, where he had lived since his retirement in 1953.

Masonic rites will be held Tuesday in Berkley and services will be held here later.

Mr. Aiken, 87, was born in Robbinsville, North California, and came to the islands in 1891 on the Bakentine Planter to be a public school teacher in Wailuku, Maui. Continue reading

Maui surveying story from W. O. Aiken, 1943.

How’s Your Hawaiian?

By GEORGE T. ARMITAGE

THE COW’S KULEANA

For some time I have been promised a story from Worth O. Aiken, popular kamaaina who, because of the many trips  he has made to the summit crater in Hawaii National Park areas on Maui, was long known as the mayor of Haleakala. And here it is: Continue reading

Death of Lonoehu (k) in Laupahoehoe, 1889.

BITS OF NEWS

O Kuokoa; Aloha oe:

Please show this important news: Seen was the dead body of Lonoehu (m) by D. Hoakimoa at 6 o’clock in the evening of Friday, the 9th of August, in the ocean right outside of the crooked harbor of Ulekii [?? ke awa kekee o Ulekii] in Laupahoehoe, and Kahaawilau dove in and got the body. Continue reading