New street names announcement in English, 1856.

[Found under: “By Authority.”]

In Privy Council, Nov. 24, 1856, it was voted “that a copy of the Resolution assigning names to several streets be given to Mr. Hopkins for publication in the Polynesian:”

The Resolution is as follows:—

Resolved, That the new street leading up from Beritania street by the King’s Garden, towards the western side of Punch Bowl Hill, be called Emma Street. Continue reading

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Kaahumanu Society gathering in Haleiwa, 1870.

[Found under: “NU HOU KULOKO: Oahu.”]

Kaahumanu Society.—The Society had a banquet on this past 30th of July, as was advertised in the Kuokoa, and there was just so much food. The Society paraded from the schoolhouse in Haleiwa to the church, and the event was opened with a prayer by J. N. Paikuli.—Himeni—Speech by S. N. Emerson, and after that was done—Himeni—The Chapter 1 of Honolulu stood, and after that—The Chapter 2 of Honolulu stood, and after that—Himeni—and after the ceremonies at the church was over—they paraded to the schoolhouse, and that was where they had their banquet. Those who took part were only those on the roster, and the families of the Society,—that concluded the function. The Ahahui convened again that night at 6:30, and 12 more members joined the Society, making the total members 30 or more.

[Although it has been said that the Kaahumanu Society disbanded at the death of Princess Victoria Kamamalu in 1866, there is this report of a meeting at Liliuokalani Church.]

(Kuokoa, 8/6/1870, p. 2)

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke IX, Helu 32, Aoao 2. Augate 6, 1870.

Hawaiian Halloween in LA, 1937.

WAIKIKI

Commencing
Saturday, Oct. 30

HAWAIIAN HALLOWE’EN
CELEBRATION–for 7 Days
–as in The Islands!

SOL HOOPII’S Orchestra

LENA MACHADO
PRINCE LEI LANI

ALOHA KAIMI Arrives from Honolulu to Join TANI MARSH in Interpretive Hulas!

NO COVER CHARGE

Hawaiian, Chinese and American
Cuisine — Special

DINNER SATURDAY $2.50
All Other Times $1.50

LA BREA AT BEVERLY               York 8183

Try a Poi Cocktail at “Noa-Noa”

(LA Times, 10/30/1937, p. 5)

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Los Angeles Times, Volume LVI. October 30, 1937, p. 5.

The Heens, and why we need to rescan the old Hawaiian newspapers, 1906.

A Festive Marriage with Honor

MR. and MRS. W. H. HEEN.

AMONGST delightful sprigs of white carnations blossoms entwined with delicate fronds of palai fern decorating the interior of the church of St. Andrew, the sacred matrimony between Miss Lily Notley and Mr. William H. Heen, Esq., of the Legal Profession of Hawaii, was held, and Rev. Fitz married the two of them in peaceful reverence. The young woman was escorted by Mrs. Leslie, and the young gentleman by his brother [hoa hanau], Mr. Afong Heen.

Charles Kahiliaulani Notley, the birth parent of the bride, gave his beloved lei upon the altar of matrimony, the foundation for one to live amongst the circle of those who live in proper and chaste families in this world.

The Gentlemen who attended to this assembly of friends were Mr. H. A. Kaulukou, associate of Mr. W. H. Heen in the legal profession; William Jordan and John Marcallino.

The woman was dressed in a wedding dress of white silk made with great skill; and the man was dressed in the usual attire for that occasion.

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This performance must have been something to see! 1875.

Great Hawaiian Royal Concert

To be given by the Famous Choir of Kawaiahao, under the Direction of Her Highness the Chiefess Lilia K. Dominis, assisted by His Highness the Chief W. P. Leleiohoku, in Kawaiahao Church on this coming Saturday, June 12. Continue reading

Joseph U. Kawainui announces intent to publish a new paper run by Hawaiians, 1877.

BRAND NEW NEWSPAPER!

Pride of the Hawaiians.

As a result of the great desire of the people that a new Hawaiian newspaper be published under the management of a Hawaiian, therefore, I agree, and the Issue I of that new paper will be printed on Thursday, the 3rd of January, 1878, and thereafter, every Saturday.

It will be as large as the “Kuokoa,” and the cost for the year will be Two Dollars up front, or One Dollar for Six Months paid in advance.

I will exert myself along with skilled Hawaiians to make this new newspaper a newspaper that Hawaiians can be educated in the pressing issues of the day, Continue reading