Charles Burnette Wilson dies, conclusion, 1926.

CHARLES BURNETTE WILSON, ADVISOR TO LILIUOKALANI DIES AFTER LONG ILLNESS

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Liliuokalani that she lost her throne due to the landing of troops from the U. S. S. Boston, the name of Marshal Wilson figured frequently. In the printed reports of Congress, containing the correspondence of Minister Stevens prior to the overthrow, his dispatches include the name of Wilson frequently in connection with the monarchy and especially refer to him as a very intimate friend of the queen. Continue reading

Charles Burnette Wilson dies, 1926.

CHARLES BURNETTE WILSON, ADVISOR TO LILIUOKALANI DIES AFTER LONG ILLNESS

Father of Mayor Ends Notable Career, Which Included Activity in Prominent Public Positions During Stirring Events of Kingdom, Republic and Territory of Hawaii

Charles Burnette Wilson, one of the notable figures during the reigns of King Kalakaua and Queen Liliuokalani, who was marshal of the kingdom from 1891 to 1893, and was the last to surrender armed resistance to the provisional government forces on January 17, 1893, died at 12:25 o’clock yesterday morning at the residence of his son, Mayor John H. Wilson, at Kaimuki.

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Lahilahi Webb on gestures, 1938.

Come in! Mrs. Lahilahi Webb like all Hawaiians is friendly. To wave you in, the hand begins with a half-hearted blackshirt salute, then moves toward the body in a downward motion from the wrist.

Gestures Louder Than Words for Hawaiians

By EUGENE BURNS

Days agone, King Kalakaua, so the story goes, was invited to San Francisco. The Mary Monarch did not want to take a tattle-tale retainer along, so he took a deaf mute. Continue reading

Namaielua Kaikioewa Kiaaina, 1921.

Don’t Worry, Live Long, Kamaaina Centenarian Says

Sprightly Citizen of 104 Calls at Tribune Office, Tells Longevity Secret

Do you think you have any chance of living more than a hundred years?

Follow the simple, temperate and non-worrying habits of N. K. Kiaaina, of Wahiawa, Hanapepe, Koloa, and you may go beyond the century mark. Kiaaina will be 104 years old the 21st of next month. So far as is known he is the oldest inhabitant of the Island of Hawaii. Continue reading

Kiaaina dies at 105 years old, 1922.

105 YEARS OLD, ANSWERS CALL

Funeral Services Held at Honolii For Kiaaina, of the High Rank; Old Age Brings Grim Reaper

MOURNED DEATH OF PRINCE

Continuous Failing in Health is Noted Since Sudden Death of the Late Delegate Kuhio

Kiaaina, descendant from Hawaiian chiefs of highest rank, at the age of 105 years, died at his Honolii home yesterday afternoon at 5 o’clock. Up to almost the last moments of his life Kiaaina retained full and unimpaired mental faculties. His end came quietly, gradually and from the natural decline of old age. It is said of his that he continued in good health up to the time of the death of Prince Kuhio, but since hearing of the loss of his beloved Prince the old man failed physically and began fading away in bodily strength. A niece and grand-daughter were with him at the time of his demise. Continue reading

Celebration of the birth of Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole, 1939.

The residents of the homesteads of Nanakuli, Papakolea and Waimanalo, Oahu; Hoolehua, Molokai; and Keaukaha, Hilo; are making ready with their commemoration of the birth of the chief Iona Kuhio Kalanianaole, on the third week of this month, and Hawaiians are invited to arrive there to join in on the commemorations to be held.

(Hoku o Hawaii, 3/15/1939, p. 3)

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Ka Hoku o Hawaii, Volume XXXIII, Number 46, Aoao 3. Malaki 15, 1939.