News of “ka aina mauna,” 1883.

NEWS OF WAIMEA.

H. Baldwin was recently here with some other haole searching for the source of the water of Ulu, flowing in Waipio, and it was found through the patient search of that haole, and some Hawaiians along with the writer were along on that trip to find water, in the jungles of the mountain; this is thought to be water to make an auwai from Ulu to Hamakua, and it will be started perhaps soon. Continue reading

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

King Kalakaua’s lands, 1892.

LANDS OF KALAKAUA SOLD AT AUCTION.

In the afternoon of this past Saturday, the lands of the deceased King Kalakaua were auctioned off under the hammer of auctioneer, James F. Morgan [Jas. F. Mogana], and these are the lands that were auctioned by the order of the Administrator [G. Trousseau]. By way of this auction, a total of $43,265 was made; this is a large sum in this time of little funds. And this is how the lands were purchased.

1. Land in Manoa, Oahu, 2 acres plus, acquired by Petelo for $650. Continue reading

Kanaina estate auction, 1882.

AUCTION OF THE ESTATE EXECUTOR.

The Estate Executor of the deceased C. Kanaina will be put up for auction at Aliiolani Hale, when 12 noon arrives of

Wednesday, July 26, 1882

these items:

1 oil raincoat [kapa uweke]
1 painted portrait of Lunalilo
1 painted portrait of Lunalilo as a child
1 drawing of the Duke of Genoa
1 gold watch
1 ahuula

W. C. Parke
Executor of C. Kanaina

July 11, 1882.

(Ko Hawaii Pae Aina, 7/15/1882, p. 2)

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Ko Hawaii Pae Aina, Buke V, Helu 28, Aoao 2. Iulai 15, 1882.