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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.]

More on hula in California, 1862.

[Found under: “NOTES OF THE WEEK.”]

Small Business.—We learn that Mr. Charles H. Derby went over to San Francisco in the Comet, taking with him five kanakas and one wahine, for the purpose of opening an exhibition in that city. Continue reading

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He aha ia mea ka holomua? 1930.

KE AU KAHIKO O HAWAII NEI A ME KEIA AU HOU E NEE NEI

(Kakauia e George Pooloa)

Ke huli aku a hookuku ae i ke au i hala a me keia au e maalo nei e like me kona hou pela no e hou ai na mea apau; ua lohi ke ano o ka noho’na, ua nalo na pupupu hale pili mauu Hawaii, ua nalo na palau moena, nalo ke kuku kapa ana a nalo na mea apau o ke au i ko kaua mau kupuna a nalo pu me na laau a me ka lapaau ana i na maʻi.

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