Words of William Charles Lunalilo on La Hoihoi Ea, 1865.

Ka Haiolelo a ka Mea Kiekie,
W. C. Lunalilo.

E na Lede a me na Keonimana:—O ka la keia e hoomanao ai, no ka hoihoi ia ana mai o ka Hae Hawaii e Adimarala Toma. He iwakalua kumamalua makahiki i hala aku mai ka hiki ana mai o ua ‘lii la ma keia mau kapakai me ka hoihoi mai i ka Hae i ko kakou Moi a me ka lahui. Ua piha loa ko makou mau puuwai i ka hauoli ma ua la la e manao mau loa ia nei, a ua nui wale na waimaka i hookuluia, aole nae no ke kaumaha, aka, no ka olioli; he aha la ka like ole me ka la 25 o Febuari i hala aku. Continue reading

Translation of Kauikeaouli’s speech by Kauka Judd, 1843.

[Found under: “More British Aggression—Seizure of the Sandwich Islands.”]

All demands for proof of damages were regarded as “vexatious and inapplicable,” and the King was compelled to make a conditional cession of the islands to British Government, which he did by proclamation, as follows:

Where are you, Chiefs, People and Commons from my ancestor and people from foreign lands! Continue reading

La Hoihoi Ea celebration, 1863.

Restoration Day.—The public has heard that the people of Honolulu are putting on a banquet for the day that the Hawaiian Flag was returned, and the alii of the land are kindly assisting in this endeavor taken up by their people. All friends should look and understand the Announcement published in today’s paper; Continue reading

Kalaniopuu’s ahuula and mahiole, the latests, 2020.

Feather Cloak and Helmet Gifted to Captain Cook to Return Permanently to Hawaiʻi

Honolulu, Hawaiʻi—An ʻahu ʻula (feather cloak) and mahiole (feather helmet) gifted to Captain Cook in 1779 are being permanently returned to Hawaiʻi by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.

These cherished items were gifts from Hawaiian Chief Kalaniʻōpuʻu to Captain James Cook and have been in Te Papa’s collection since being gifted to the museum in 1912.

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Queen Kapiolani on Kauai, 1877.

THE QUEEN AT HAENA.

O Lahui Hawaii; Aloha oe:—

While I was in the village of my dear home, enjoying the breaking of the Kahoaloha wave, gazing at the green leaves of the Hinahina of Makana, and the good ways of my dear loving blossom Esther Kanani [Esetera Kanani] who believes in introducing friends to live while doing the good works of God. Continue reading

Theresa Wilcox Belliveau to serve sentence, 1919.

THERESA BEGINS HER PRISON TERM

Mrs. Theresa Wilcox Belliveau, often called “Princess” Theresa, began serving yesterday her three-year sentence of imprisonment. She and James M. Kealoha were convicted by a jury in Judge Heen’s division of the circuit court of conspiracy in connection with a forged instrument purporting to have been a last will of the late Queen Liliuokalani. Continue reading

Death of Samuel K. Kamakaia, 1919.

Obituaries

REV SAMUEL K. KAMAKAIA

Following a long illness Rev. Samuel K. Kamakaia, one of the oldest of the “bandboys” of the Hawaiian band, died yesterday morning at 3:30 o’clock at Queen’s Hospital. The funeral will take place a 3 o’clock this afternoon from Williams’ Undertaking parlors, interment to be in Puea Cemetery. Continue reading