Kamehameha V’s Cabinet, 1872.

The True Ministers.—It pleased his Majesty on the 10th of September, to appoint those below as ministers of his nation:

Ferdinand W. Hutchison, Minister of Interior.
Stephen H. Phillips, Attorney General.
Robert Sterling, Minister of Finance.

The positions of Foreign Affairs and War are unfilled. But for now, their duties are given to His Ex. F. W. Hutchison to perform until the positions are filled.

(Kuokoa, 9/14/1872, p. 2)

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XI, Helu 37, Aoao 2. Sepatemaba 14, 1872.

Ke Alo Alii, 1866.

News of the Royal Court

The King is in good health; these days he resides at Hale Hoikea*, on the Royal Grounds of Iolani Hale. In the evening of Tuesday, He went to Helumoa, Waikiki, and returned that very evening to town. On Wednesday morning at 11:30, He boarded the American warship Lancaster docked at port. A twenty-one gun salute was given while the Sailors on the ship manned the yards,** and when he left, a 21-gun salute was given once more. The Alii who accompanied the King on this journey to see the warship were, Hon. Col. J. O. Dominis K. C. Governor of Oahu, Hon. C. C. Harris Minister of Finance, Hon. C. Kapaakea K. C., and Col. Prendergast messenger of His Highness Kekuanaoa.

Their Highnesses.

Her Highness V. K. Kamamalu is a bit sickly these days. His Highness M. Kekuanaoa K. G. C. is in good health.

The Queen Dowager.

The Dowager Queen is in good health, she goes carriage riding every morning.

*Hoikea, the residence of the Kings since Kamehameha III on the grounds of the Palace, is also seen as Hoihoikeea, and Hoihoikea.

**Paa o na i-a [o ka moku] i na luina. For more on manning the yards, see: https://www.maritimehawaii.com/2017/10/manning-the-yards/

(Au Okoa, 1/8/1866, p. 2)

Ke Au Okoa, Buke I, Helu 38, Aoao 2. Ianuari 8, 1866.

Arrival of the Alii, 1844.

Honolulu, August 6, 1844.

Pertaining to the Arrival of the Chiefs.

We awaited the alii but they did not arrive, and on the 30th of July, canon fire was heard from Punchbowl [Puuawaina] announcing their arrival. A little thereafter we saw the approach of the three double-masted ships: Hooikaika, Paalua, and Victoria. And at midday, they all entered the harbor. When the alii were close by the American warship, the Warren, they boarded and canon were shot off in salute to the king; the salute was a fine thing. The King went ashore and the soldiers were waiting; cannons and drums were sounded, and he and his wife along with the alii and the officers went into his house at Maunakilika, and it is there that he resides these days.

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Ka La Hoihoi Ea, 1844.

The Royal Anniversary Feast. The feast was on the 31st of July; this was the day that the nation was restored in the year 1843. It will not be over in a single day, as per what is heard. The king’s new pili-thatched house [Haleuluhe] was built in Beritania, upland of Honolulu; it was the old church that was demolished, and it was newly built there. Maybe 800 [elua lau] people would not fill it.

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Patriots from Kauai, 1894.

[Found under: “NU HOU KULOKO.”]

Hawaiian patriots of Hanalei, Kauai were brought suit against by the Census Taker and Tax Collector of the district of Hanalei, Kauai; and they were fined by the court. The two agreed to do go and do road work. The reason they went to do road work was not because they didn’t have the money, but it was because they did not want even a bit of their money going to help the Peacock Government. These Hawaiians have great steadfastness and true patriotism. The reason that F. K. Nanui, Jr. was quickly prosecuted because he was instructing people not to pay their taxes to this government.

(Oiaio, 10/26/1894, p. 2)

Ka Oiaio, Buke VI, Helu 43, Aoao 2. Okatoba 26, 1894.

Six years later, Mary’s husband John K. Naone dies, 1906.

J. K. NAONE HAS PASSED ON.

On the 8th of this month, like a their in the night, the hand of death which has no compassion visited the home of John K. Naone, at Pauoa, Honolulu nei, and snatched away the spirit of the bodily abode of John K. Naone, at 64 years old 11 months and 7 days of life, and left behind dust to dust.

John K. Naone was the last child of Pastor Naone [Pilipo Naone] and Pele, his first wife. Hao was the first child, Hama, Daniela, and Meli, were the elder siblings of the one who passed on. He was born on the 31st of January 1841, at Pauoa, and he was educated at the Royal School of Kahehuna. He was married to Mele Ahia [Mary Ahia], but they had not children.

He was the head of the prison for some years, and a tax collector for the Ewa District for some years.

During the time of the Kamehamehas, he joined the guards, and he was a lieutenant in the Princeʻs Own Guards [ka pualikoa Prince Own], and he was a rifleman for that company.

He was a member of the Kawaiahao Church, and was in the choir for a number of years. He was a very skilled painter, and it is in that profession which he kept at until he grew weak and put it aside. Continue reading

Repost of the announcement attributed to Mrs. Maule of Waihee, 1893.

Mistaken.—I am the one whose name appears below, I show myself before the public, that I signed the aloha aina paper was not right; being that I signed my name without being explained what makes aloha aina right. And being that it was made clear to me the good and the benefits of annexation, with it right and correct in my understanding. Continue reading

Mrs. Maule of Waihee protests, 1893.

DON’T BE DECEIVED.

Please give me some tolerance, O Editor, and publicize this: in the Kuokoa newspaper of the 6th of May, 1893, page two, they announce with the title—”Mistaken [Kuhihewa].” And within that it proclaims to the public that it was I who put out that announcement pertaining to me putting my signature to the things dealing with annexation with the United States of America and about Aloha Aina. Continue reading

Mrs. Elizabeth Kahele Nahaolelua to return home, 1897.

RETURNING.

Aboard the Australia of this past Tuesday, there was a letter received by the family and friends of Mrs. Kahele Nahaolelua, Queen Liliuokalani’s lady-in-waiting [mea lawelawe], on Her [the Queen’s] voyage to seek what is right for Her people, who is staying in Washington; saying that she [Nahaolelua] is returning because of her illness, Continue reading

Kamehameha II and Kamamalu return aboard the British ship Blonde on May 4, 1825.

Remembrances.

On the 22nd of May in the year 1824, King Liholiho and his attendants landed in Portsmouth, England. On the 26th [of May] of that same year, Kaumualii, the King of Kauai, died at Honolulu, and Lahaina is where he was buried. Continue reading