Praying with patience, 1893.


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

Death of Sophia Sheldon, 1897.


In the afternoon of this past Sunday, May 23, at 4 p. m., the spirit of the body of Miss Kopaea L. Sheldon [Miss Sophia L. Sheldon] left this life at her residence in Iwilei, Honolulu, at 46 years old; she was born in North Kona, Hawaii, on the 15th of November 1850, by Henry L. Sheldon and Hanna Sheldon; she has brothers and children and grandchildren and much family and friends who she left behind who are grieving for her with lamentation. 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)


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.


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