Kamehameha V and the 50th year since the arrival of the missionaries, 1870.

Great Jubilee Gift from the King.

It pleases the Chief, the King, to give freely these things below, for the Jubilee Feast to be Celebrated on Wednesday, June 15:

10,000 Pounds of Poi, 20 Pigs, 400 Fish, 8 Sheep, 1 Cow and two carts of greenery for decoration. Continue reading

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Jubilee Parade for the coming of the missionaries, 1870.

Order of the Jubilee Parade

JUNE 15, 1870.

The Jubilee Parade will be set in order at Kawaiahao, at 9 o’clock in the morning of Wednesday, June 15, as follows.

Band Members.

Members of the Hawaiian Evangelical Association [Ahahui Euanelio Hawaii]. Continue reading

“Real Hilo weather” on Kamehameha Day 100 years ago! 1919.

HILO, DAMPENED BUT UNDETERRED HONORS FAME OF KAMEHAMEHA

Celebration at Mooheau Park Goes Ahead Full Swing in Spite of Showers and Threatening Skies.

LUAU IN PAVILION IS BIG ATTRACTION

Although rain fell this morning in Hilo, it did not put an end to the celebration of Kamehameha Day. Not so anybody would notice it, for the crowd turned up at Mooheau park to enjoy the baseball game between the road workers and the county employees, Continue reading

Kamehameha Day in Hilo Town 100 years ago, 1919.

Big Luau To Mark Day Of Kamehameha

Kamehameha Day will be celebrated in Hilo by a big luau which is to be given by the road workers of the county at Mooheau park on Wednesday. It is expected that 500 persons will sit down to the Hawaiian feast. The country side is being scoured for delicacies to place before the guests and it is freely predicted that the luau will be the best ever seen in Hilo. Continue reading