Names of the channels between the islands, 1909.

[Found under: “NA MEA ANO NUI O KE AO NEI: NA KAI ME NA KOWA AME NA KAIKUONO AME NA PUALI.”]

The places where the ocean [moana] meet with the land, and nearly surround the land, or are on the sides of lands, they are called seas [kai], like the Caribbean Sea [kai Karibiana], Black Sea [kai Eleele], White Sea [kai Keokeo], Mediterranean Sea [kai Waenahonua], Red Sea [kai Ula]. Along with the sea of Alenuihaha between Hawaii and Maui, Continue reading

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Lanai purchased a hundred years ago by the Baldwins, 1917.

The island of Lanai was purchased by F. F. and H. A. Baldwin, as per what was reported last Thursday. The new owners of the island, the two of them, said that they will turn the place into a ranch.

The price paid is said to have been $588,000.

(Puuhonua, 3/9/1917, p. 1)

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Ka Puuhonua, Buke IV, Helu 10, Aoao 1. Maraki 9, 1917.

Anapuni, land of John Papa Ii, to be sold, 1879.

GUARDIAN’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE.

HAVING BEEN DULY LICENSED BY Hon. L. McCully, Justice of the Supreme Court, to sell the Real Estate hereinafter described, the property of my ward, Miss Irene H. Ii, a minor; Continue reading

Irene Haalou Kahalelaukoa Ii purchases Hanaloa fishpond at auction, 1879.

ANNOUNCEMENT.

Accrued to Irene Haalou Kahalelaukoa Ii is the fishpond of “Hanaloa” and the associated lands at Waipio, Ewa; and that area is restricted, and Sam. Kiaha is the caretaker. A. F. Judd, Guardian of Irene.

Honolulu, Sept. 9, 1878.

(Kuokoa, 4/26/1879, p. 3)

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XVIII, Helu 17, Aoao 3. Aperila 26, 1879.

King Kalakaua’s lands, 1892.

LANDS OF KALAKAUA SOLD AT AUCTION.

In the afternoon of this past Saturday, the lands of the deceased King Kalakaua were auctioned off under the hammer of auctioneer, James F. Morgan [Jas. F. Mogana], and these are the lands that were auctioned by the order of the Administrator [G. Trousseau]. By way of this auction, a total of $43,265 was made; this is a large sum in this time of little funds. And this is how the lands were purchased.

1. Land in Manoa, Oahu, 2 acres plus, acquired by Petelo for $650. Continue reading