“Ruling Chiefs of Hawaii” published, 1961.

S. M. Kamakau, whose writings provided much of the material used by author Alexander in his “Brief History” which appears weekly on these pages, will be honored on Monday as a collection of his manuscripts is published by the Kamehameha Schools Press under the title of “Ruling Chiefs of Hawaii.”The 440-page book, regarded as an invaluable addition to works on Isle history, goes on sale tomorrow at the Bishop Museum and at leading Honolulu book stores.

[This famous Hawaiian was born in Ewa, at Mokuleia, Waialua, on Oahu, on the 29th of October, 1815. Continue reading

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Birthday celebration for the child of Ezra D. Wahine and Louisa Wahine, 1889.

DELIGHTFUL PARTY.

On the 24th of September, Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Wahine gave a delightful party in commemoration of the birthday of their child at their home in Puueo. All the food was spread out, and there was nothing for the eyes to be fussy about; there was eating and drinking until satiated, and the dinning companions grew drowsy in the peace.

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The Track Sniffing Scouts of

The Kanilehua Rain of Hilo.

The District that is called, My dear Bird, Know the waters and droop [Kuu wahi Manu, Ike i ka wai la luhe].

(Leo o ka Lahui, 10/3/1889, p. 3)

Ka Leo o ka Lahui, Buke I, Helu 34, Aoao 3. Okatoba 3, 1889.

O Kamakaeha ia, o Liliu, o Loloku, 1901.

O MAKAAINANA WHO TRULY LOVE THE CHIEF. ARISE, MAKE HASTE.

Show our true aloha for our Royal Mother by going to see Her on Her birthday that will be observed this coming Monday, September 2, from 12 o’clock until 1 p.m. There is only one hour to go in and shake hands with Her. This will be a large royal audience given to the public, from the kamaaina to the malihini, from the lofty ones to the lowly, from the rich to the poor, for the haole and we, Hawaii’s own. The great desire of our beloved Queen is for Her to see us, Her own makaainana going to see Her. Continue reading

A birthday surprise for Princess Liliuokalani, 1874.

Birthday of Princess Liliu.

In the morning of this past Wednesday, September 2, Princess Liliu Loloku Kamakaeha was surprised by the Band, by them coming before her to give their praises to the princess by playing music for her turning thirty-six years old, because she was born here in Honolulu one the 2nd of September 1838 from Hon. C. Kapaakea and the chiefess Keohokalole. Here are the mele that were played: Continue reading

The Prince of Hawaii, 1860.

The birthday of Ka Haku o Hawaii.

That is this 20th of May, and it is being moved to the 21st; it will be a day of celebration, and therefore the Legislature will be postponed to the 23rd of May.

[The celebration was held on the following day because the 20th fell on a Sunday that year.]

(Hae Hawaii, 5/16/1860, p. 28)

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Ka Hae Hawaii, Buke 5, Ano Hou—Helu 7, Aoao 28. Mei 16, 1860.