New Chinese church in Waimea, 1891.

[Found under: “NA MEA HOU O WAIMEA, KAUAI.”]

A new church for the Chinese has recently been completed under the direction of F. Gay & A. Robinson, and the church will be entered on the 28th of March, 1891.

(Leo o ka Lahui, 4/7/1891, p. 3)

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Ka Leo o ka Lahui, Buke II, Helu 166, Aoao 3. Aperila 7, 1891.

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Honolulu Hale torn down to build a parking lot, 1917.

Historic Building  of ’30s to Be Razed Soon
Honolulu Hale Sold to Frank Godfrey for $10

Honolulu Hale, build about 1836 by Kamehameha III, which was sold today for $10.

Historic Honolulu Hale sold for $10 to one lone bidder Frank Godfrey, today at noon when King Kalakaua’s dinner bell called together a small group of spectators to witness the last event in the life of the building. Within 60 days the building will be torn down and the ground upon which it stands will be cleared of all traces of it, according tothe agreement which the purchaser signed after the auction. The auction was conducted by Elmer L. Schwarzberg of James F. Morgan Co. and in the curious crowd were a number of Honolulu’s kamaainas—old-timers. Continue reading

Emma Rose writes again, 1909.

EMMA ROSE WRITES AGAIN ABOUT OLD HONOLULU

Southampton, March 29, 1909.

To Mr. James Steiner.

Dear Sir: The postals, album and papers, received, and I thank you very much for the kindly interest you have taken. The scenes are exceedingly satisfactory and some seem very familiar, also, many of the names. Continue reading