A century ago it was not assumed that there were Hawaiian-speaking employees, 1923.

Sturdy
Construction
Beautiful Appearance
in
Children’s Wear
Along with Low Prices

LONG TROUSER SUITS
$22.50 and up

KNICKERBOCKER SUITS
$7.50 and up

Knickers, $1.00 and up
Trousers, $2.75 and up
Shirts, $1.00 and up
Palaka, $1.00 and up
Belts, 65c and up
Stockings, 40c and up

Our clerk can speak Hawaiian and
he will look to and carry out your
wishes until your desires are met.

The Ideal
76 Hotel Street

(Kuokoa, 9/6/1923, p. 5)

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke LXII, Helu 36, Aoao 5. Sepatemaba 6, 1923.

Ka Nuhou Hawaii ad, 1874.

KA NUHOU HAWAII
THAT BEING
The True Independent Newspaper [as opposed to Ka Nupepa Kuokoa]!

A Spokesperson For Hawaiians!

Ka Nuhou says, Hawaii is for Hawaiians.

Let the Ministers be Hawaiians!

Lessen the Pay of the Ministers.

Ka Nuhou has a Kaao

BY THE NAME OF LAKAMANA!

This is the Dark-Skinned Warrior of the Malaysians. It is a beautiful Kaao published in Hawaiian.

There are other fine Kaao which Gibson will publish; not from the books of the Haole.

Some are Hawaiian Kaao.

The body of the Newspaper is good. It can be bound as a book.

The NUHOU will become the Good Book here in Hawaii from amongst Hawaiian Books read for pleasure.

Perhaps it will be lost, and some people will regret not having them.

IT IS JUST A DOLLAR

FOR

Six Months!

Send in your payment so that you can get the Beginning of Lakamana.

Write to W M. GIBSON [KIPIKONA], Owner, NUHOU HAWAII.

(Nuhou, 3/31/1874, p. 5)

Ka Nuhou Hawaii, Buke 1, Helu 22, Aoao 5. Maraki 31, 1874.

Salt from Halekou, Kaneohe, 1890.

SALT FOR SALE.

Here at Halekou, Kaneohe, Koolaupoko, is very nice salt for sale to anyone who wants to buy. Consultation is pleasant, and prices are reasonable, whether it be for a bag, or two, or more, or a ton. I can be found at Halekou, Kaneohe, Koolaupoko, or if not me, my wife.

CHARLES I. HIRAM.

(Ko Hawaii Paeaina, 2/8/1890, p. 3)

Ko Hawaii Paeaina, Buke XIII, Helu 6, Aoao 3. Feberuari 8, 1890.

Honolulu, aka Na Lani Ehiku, 1886.

[Found under: “Kela me Keia.”]

We hear that the name of a new daily appearing today is Honolulu. It has four pages and sixteen columns. Another name we hear for it is Na Lani Ehiku.

[Have you seen any issue of this newspaper?]

(Kuokoa, 10/16/1886, p. 3)

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XXV, Helu 42, Aoao 3. Okatoba 16, 1886.

Wailaahia travels to China with her husband, 1866.

[Found under: “NU HOU KULOKO.”]

A Hawaiian Woman in China:—With the arrival of a trade ship from China this past Saturday, we saw a Hawaiian woman aboard. She was back in China with her husband, where they went to visit, and for her to see the land of her husband. There were many people who showed her around in Hong Kong [Honokaona], being that it was something new seeing a Hawaiian woman in those parts. What a good thing for that Hawaiian woman to see the “aina pua”* of her husband. The people probably spoke unintelligibly as her husband spoke unintelligibly back, all the while she was cut short. The name of this Hawaiian woman who went visiting is Wailaahia.

*Literally, “Flowery Kingdom,” [華國]

(Kuokoa, 10/13/1866, p. 2)

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke V, Helu 41, Aoao 2. Okatoba 13, 1866.

Aquai divorces Wailaahia, 1869.

ANNOUNCEMENT.

Whereas I have divorced my wife, whose name is

WAILAAHIA.

Therefore, I will not pay her debts from this day forth.

AQUAI.
Honolulu, Feb. 24, 1869.

(Au Okoa, 3/18/1869, p. 3)

Ke Au Okoa, Buke IV, Helu 48, Aoao 3. Maraki 18, 1869.

Kuokoa tries to alter tradition, 1923

THE PAGES OF THE NEWSPAPER TO BE CUT.

Because the paper coming into this office these days is a fraction, as well as the type setting boy of the Kuokoa cannot adequately fill the usual eight pages of the newspaper every week, being that the other type setters are busy with a lot of other jobs, so he has no help. It has been decided for now to cut down the paper to six pages.

While this decrease of the Kuokoa to six pages is expected not to be for a long time, but when we see that the path is clear to return the newspaper to its regular size, we will let the public know.

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Market for Kukui, 1865.

KUKUI NUT, KUKUI NUT.

KNOW ALL PEOPLE in the countryside, I am the one whose name appears below, a friend of yours in times past, who purchased Tree Ear. That season is over and it is a NEW AGE, and I putting out the call that I am purchasing KUKUI NUTS that are baked until done and then all shelled; just bring in the MEAT cleaned under the sun and dried well. I will pay THREE DOLLARS AND A HALF ($3.50) for a single barrel. For those who seek this, bring it; I will be found in the stone building of M. Kekuanaoa, at AIENUI. BE QUICK, DO NOT DELAY!

CHUNG HOON & CO.
Aienui, Honolulu, May 1, 1865.

(Kuokoa, 5/4/1865, p. 3)

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke IV, Helu 18, Aoao 3. Mei 4, 1865.

Advice for Writers of Kanikau and Olelo Hoolaha, 1863.

[Found under: “NA MEA HOU O HAWAII NEI.”]

For those of you with Kanikau.—Let it be known to all of you who are sending in Kanikau and Announcements to be printed in the Kuokoa Newspaper, you must count the lines of your Kanikau, and send in two cents for each line of the Kanikau, and two cents for each line of Advertisement. If you do not follow these rules, and the money you send in is not adequate, then your Kanikau or Announcement will not be printed.

(Kuokoa, 8/8/1863, p 2)

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke II, Helu 32, Aoao 2. Augate 8, 1863.

Evan da Silva Political Ad—a Mix of Hawaiian and Western Idioms, 1920.

CANDIDACY ANNOUNCEMENT

I am once again putting my name before the voters of the First Voting District of the Island of Hawaii, and asking for your support on this Election Season coming up on the 2nd of October, 1920. My work at the Legislature these past sessions was putting effort into and watching over our rights, O makaainana from the reclining coconut trees of Kalapana all the way to the sheer trails of Hamakua.

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