Praying with patience, 1893.

ON BENDED KNEE.

During these days of turmoil of thought and perplexity of life, we have but one sanctuary that we remind our fellow citizens of, where they can receive solace and put an end to the burdens of sadness and grief, Continue reading

The sharpshooter Kaluaikoolau, 1893.

The Hero of the Koolau Cliffs.

There was a letter that has reached us saying that the Hero of the jagged Cliffs of the Koolau districts is incensed, hearing the boasts of some people pertaining to him; and he responds saying, Continue reading

Celebration of King Kalakaua’s birthday a hundred years ago, 1919.

[Found under: “KELA AME KEIA”]

There was a commemoration party for the birthday of King Kalakaua held by Mr. and Mrs. Julian Monsarrat [Mr. and Mrs. Kuliana Maunakea] at Kapapala on this past Sunday.

(Hoku o Hawaii, 11/20/1919, p. 3)

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Ka Hoku o Hawaii, Buke XIII, Helu 25, Aoao 3. Novemaba 20, 1919.

One more example of reversed column rules, showing the nation in mourning, 1917.

This one from 102 years ago. Ke Aloha Aina was also a newpaper published weekly. This example is obviously reporting the passing of Queen Liliuokalani. As you look back at the old newspapers, keep your eye out for reverse column ruling, they are important.

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Ke Aloha Aina, Buke XII, Helu 46, Aoao 1. Novemaba 16, 1917.

Funeral of William Hoapili Kaauwai, 1874.

Funeral service held.—In the evening of this past Sunday, a funeral service was held over the body of W. Hoapili Kaauwai, and his remains were placed at the cemetery of Waiahao [Kawaiahao].

[The “Ka” or “Ke” in names that are not easily mistaken for something else are often dropped, like here with Waiahao.]

(Nuhou 4/21/1874, p. 1)

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Ka Nuhou Hawaii, Buke I, Helu 25, Aoao 1. Aperila 21, 1874.

William Hoapili Kaauwai dies suddenly, 1874.

[Found under: “NOTES OF THE WEEK.”]

SUDDEN DEATH.—Mr. William Hoapili Kaauwai, of Wailuku, Maui, died very suddenly of heart disease, in this city on Monday last. Mr. Kaauwai has been designated as His Majesty’s Chamberlain on Friday last, Continue reading