Nothing augurs more surely the growth of a place than the increase in the number of printing offices… 1869.

[Found under: “NOTES OF THE WEEK.”]

Messrs. Black and Auld, having erected a new printing office on Merchant street, adjoining Rawson’s watch shop, have moved into the same, Continue reading

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Iosua Manoha sells kulolo in Laie, 1918.

[Found under: “NA HUNAHUNA MEAHOU O LAIE.”]

This Saturday morning, the 23rd of March, 1918, Mr. Iosua Manoha went peddling his tins of kulolo upon his handcart at the gates of the houses here in Laie, shouting, “Kulolo! Kulolo! Half gifted! It is as rich as pig fat; it exudes fat. How youthful, kulolo baking boy of Kauai.

[Moni ka haae!]

(Kuokoa, 4/5/1918, p. 3)

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke LVI, Helu 14, Aoao 3. Aperila 5, 1918.

C. R. Bishop turns 87, 1909.

CHARLES R. BISHOP THANKS THE CHAMBER

Charles R. Bishop, the founder and first president of the Honolulu Chamber of Commerce, to whom a congratulatory cablegram was sent on January 26, last, writes to the Chamber as follows:

“Many thanks to the Honolulu Chamber of Commerce for congratulations and best wishes on this the eighty-seventh anniversary of my birth. Wishing the Chamber continued efficiency and prosperity, I remain, yours very truly,  CHARLES R. BISHOP.

[C. R. Bishop is widely known for his involvement in many great endeavors, but he might not be so well know for his founding of the Chamber of Commerce which is still active today.]

(Hawaiian Gazette, 2/12/1909, p. 3)

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Hawaiian Gazette, Volume LI, Number 117, Page 3. February 12, 1909.