Mr. Editor—We all know what the Hawaiian hula is, even in its least objectionable form. Say what we can by way of apology for it, it remains after all, a miserable relic of barbarism, the preservation of which and its encouragement by the chiefs is unfavorable to the growth of pure morals among the people. Continue reading
Parties Climax Hilo Festival
By WALT SOUTHWARD
Advertiser Staff Writer
HILO—A gala Merry Monarch Ball last night at three Hilo locations wrapped up one of the gayest four-day festivals ever held here.
The Merry Monarch Festival, which began Wednesday, officially ended with the ball, held at the Hilo and Naniloa Hotels and the Club Hukilau. Continue reading
Advertiser Photo by Walt Southward
Brewer’s float rides down street as Merry Monarch Festival opens.
Parade Opens Hilo’s Festival
HILO—The Merry Monarch Festival, depicting the days of King Kalakaua, opened here yesterday with an hour-long parade which passed in review before some 5,000 Big Islanders. Continue reading
Keala Lovell of the Hawaii Visitors’ Bureau is shown displaying the proclamation for the first “Merry Monarch Festival,” which opens in Hilo, Hawaii, today. The program continues until Saturday. Continue reading
Pageant on Royalty Slated April 2 in Hilo
Past Aloha Week kings and queens of the Big Island will be honored during the Merry Monarch Festival pageant—”Hawaii’s Crowns”—April 2 at the Hilo Armory.
The pageant begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be open to the public at no cost.
“Hawaii’s Crowns” was written and staged by George Naope and will present Hawaii’s royalty from Kamehameha I to Queen Liliuokalani. Narrating will be Mrs. Elizabeth Beamer Dahlberg. Continue reading
A Case of Leprosy.
Boston, December 17.—A case, it is believed, of genuine leprosy has been developed in the Almshouse at Salem. Charles Derby is the victim, Continue reading
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King Kalakaua and Princess Kaiulani hat pins are given away with hats at the millinery opening, at Sachs’ Dry Goods Co.
(Evening Bulletin, 3/13/1902, p. 2)