Waialua Girls’ Boarding School land auctioned off, 1883.

[Found under: “LOCAL AND GENERAL.”]

The plot of land at Waialua on this Island, embracing an area of 24¼ acres, which has been occupied by the Waialua Female Seminary Continue reading

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Too wet for coffee? 1854.

SALES AT AUCTION.

Valuable Coffee Plantation at Auction.

The Coffee Plantation of Messrs. G. Rhodes & Co., at Hanalei, Kauai, with the dwelling house, machinery, &c., thereon, as heretofore advertised, will be sold at public auction on Wednesday, June 7th 1854.

Catalogues can be seen and all particulars learned on application to

M. C. MONSARRAT.

[You don’t hear too much about coffee from Hanalei.]

(Polynesian, 5/20/1854, p. 3)

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The Polynesian, Volume XI, Number 2, Page 3. May 20, 1854.

Famous safe bought at auction, 1897.

PORTUGUESE BUY A RELIC

STORY OF AN OLD BURGLARY REVIVED.

Safe That Was Once Robbed of $800 in Gold Coin—At Custom House Sale Yesterday—Society Pick Up a Curio.

The Portuguese Mutual Benefit Society of Honolulu had carried to its meeting hall today a large iron safe which has a romance connected with it that is very interesting indeed. The safe was purchased by the President of the society at an auction sale at Morgan’s for the small sum of $35. There was no demand for the safe and the auctioneer congratulate himself upon securing the sum he did. Continue reading

Anapuni, land of John Papa Ii, to be sold, 1879.

GUARDIAN’S SALE OF REAL ESTATE.

HAVING BEEN DULY LICENSED BY Hon. L. McCully, Justice of the Supreme Court, to sell the Real Estate hereinafter described, the property of my ward, Miss Irene H. Ii, a minor; Continue reading