Searching for Moses Sam Kahookaamoku, 1923.

If Moses Sam Kahookaamoku is living here in town, it is desired that he immediately go and visit his father, John Mahuna Kahookaamoku of Keao, Kukiau, Hamakua, Hawaii, who has a debilitating illness.

(Kuokoa, 6/14/1923, p. 8)

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke LXII, Helu 24, Aoao 8. Iune 14, 1923.

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This must have been an awesome image, 1875.

SUPERB GIFT

FROM THE

Kuokoa Newspaper for 1876!

This coming year, 1876, the Kuokoa Newspaper, and Greatest Prize of the Hawaiian Nation, will gift to its people who prepay their two dollars, a superb and proud gift, that being Pictures of the seven Monarchs of Hawaii nei, from Kamehameha I, the “Napoleon of the Pacific;” Liholiho I., Kamehameha II.; Kamehameha III.; Kamehameha IV., Liholiho II.; Kamehameha V.; Lunalilo I.; and Kalakaua I. Their Pictures will be all printed on thick paper so that it can be taken care of greatly. Continue reading

Queen Emma portrait offered for 1881 subscription of Kuokoa, 1880.

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KUOKOA NEWSPAPER

FOR 1881!

“While the rain is still in the sky, clear the fields below.”

“Time and tide wait for no man; we need to be prepared.”

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Hon. Charles H. Pulaa and the Hawaiian Language and more, 1903.

HON. CHAS. H. PULAA PRAISED.

Ke Aloha Aina, Aloha oe:—

May it please your honor and your Captain to kindly welcome this malihini, that being this [article]:

1—It was your patience and skill and electrified Law expertise, you acted with patience and hard work, refusing the law suppressing the Hawaiian language to die for all times, saving it from being extinguished. And for that fearless efforts of yours, we therefore give and extend our great appreciation to you. Continue reading

Newspapers can’t survive on just aloha, 1918.

Mrs. Becky Wilkinson of Kahului paid for the life of her Hoku, all the way until May 1919. This is tremendous confidence for which we give our greatest aloha. Who else will follow this good Mother of the rising and falling seas of Kahului.

[The last Hawaiian language newspaper, Ka Hoku o Hawaii, will decrease to a two page format from 5/6/1942 and prints its final issue in 1948.]

(Hoku o Hawaii, 1/24/1918, p. 2)

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Ka Hoku o Hawaii, Buke 12, Helu 35, Aoao 2. Ianari 24, 1918.