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Just another place that posts random articles from the Hawaiian 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.]

Fishing restrictions, 1893.

NOTICE OF RESTRICTED FISHING AREA.

Notice is being given to all people, going fishing at the Fishing Area of Ele in Waikiki is strictly prohibited if you have no authority. Continue reading

William Keaumaikai Bacle gets his own gravestone delivered, 1920.

NEWS OF KOLOA.

Mr. Solomon Hanohano, Aloha kaua:—Please my I have some open space in our pride, the favorite of the lahui, for it to flash to the four corners of the earth, from great Hawaii of Keawe to Kauai of Manokalanipo, that being this:

When B. N. Kahalepuna arrived from Honolulu to here in Koloa, on the morning of Tuesday, the 3rd of August, he brought with him the gravestone of Mary K. Paele [Mary Kealiiwaiwaiole Bacle] and William Keaumaikai Paele [William Keaumaikai Bacle], the two being fine elders of our district. Continue reading

Passing of Benjamin Nalaeelua Kahalepuna, 1937.

B. N. Kahalepuna Called By Death

Was 25 Years In Employ Of Territory

Benjamin N. Kahalepuna, 58, died Monday at his home at 2310 Pauoa road after a brief illness. He was born at Kaneohe, Oahu, September 7, 1879, and had served in the territorial government for more than 25 years.

He was appointed to the bureau of conveyances in 1898 and two years later served as a school teacher. In 1907 he was appointed to a position in the sheriff’s office under Col. Curtis P. Iaukea, and was later given the position of sergeant of police under W. P. Jarrett. Continue reading

Benjamin Nalaeelua Kahalepuna spends time with his father for the holidays, 1920.

[Found under: “Nuhou Kuloko”]

Aboard the Kinau of this past evening, Mr. B. N. Kahalepuna left for Koloa, Kauai, to spend his Christmas with his birth father, William Keaumaikai Bacle, and in the afternoon of this coming Tuesday, he will leave Kauai to come back to town.

(Kuokoa, 12/24/1920, p. 4)

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke LVIII, Helu 52, Aoao 4. Dekemaba 24, 1920.