John Kulia Mokumaia holds party for Buffalo Bill’s sister, 1928.

POI LUNCHEON GIVEN—J. K. Mokumaia was host recently at a poi luncheon at his home in Moanalua in honor of Mrs. Julia Cody Goodman, sister of the late Col. William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill). Front row, seated, Mrs. Walter Goodman, Mrs. Abbie M. Andrus of Los Angeles, and Mrs. Samuel R. Damon. Middle row, seated, Mrs. Goodman and Mrs. Lahilahi Webb. Back row, George Makalina [George Makalena], J. K. Mokumaia, Walter Goodman and Samuel R. Damon.—Bert G. Covell photo.

(Star-Bulletin, 8/4/1928, p. 10)

Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Volume XXXVI, Number 11415, Page 10. August 4, 1928.

Julia Cody Goodman, sister of Buffalo Bill, arrives, 1928.

BUFFALO BILL’S SISTER TO BE HONORED HERE

Honoring Mrs. Julia Cody Goodman, sister of the late William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill), a program of Hawaiian dances, songs and ceremonies, is being given this afternoon at the home of W. F. Goodman, 2680 Kaaipu Ave., a son of Mrs. Goodman.

Mrs. Goodman arrived in Honolulu last Saturday for a visit with her son. She is 85 but still active.

The program for today was arranged by J. K. Mokumaia, foreman of the capitol building force, who was a member of the famous Buffalo Bill show during a mainland tour in 1898. There were seven Hawaiians in the company at that time, of whom two survive.

(Star-Bulletin, 6/22/1928, p. 1)

Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Volume XXXV, Number 11,378, Page 1. June 22, 1928.

George Palakiko William Hookano celebrates his 71st birthday, 1920.

Ka Hoʻolauleʻa La Hanau no George Palakiko William Hookano
71st Birthday Party for George Hookano
by Thelma Chun, Hoolauleʻa Ukulele Club

The Hoolauleʻa Ukulele Club honored their Advisor-Instructor, “Uncle” George Palakiko William Hookano on his 71st birthday, The event was held on Saturday, January 19,1980, five days prior to his actual birthday. Continue reading

Words of William Charles Lunalilo on La Hoihoi Ea, 1865.

Ka Haiolelo a ka Mea Kiekie,
W. C. Lunalilo.

E na Lede a me na Keonimana:—O ka la keia e hoomanao ai, no ka hoihoi ia ana mai o ka Hae Hawaii e Adimarala Toma. He iwakalua kumamalua makahiki i hala aku mai ka hiki ana mai o ua ‘lii la ma keia mau kapakai me ka hoihoi mai i ka Hae i ko kakou Moi a me ka lahui. Ua piha loa ko makou mau puuwai i ka hauoli ma ua la la e manao mau loa ia nei, a ua nui wale na waimaka i hookuluia, aole nae no ke kaumaha, aka, no ka olioli; he aha la ka like ole me ka la 25 o Febuari i hala aku. Continue reading

La Hoihoi Ea celebrated in North Kohala, 1865.

Restoration day in North Kohala, Hawaii.—We were informed by S. Kahookano of Kohala, Hawaii, about the commemoration on the 21st [31st] of July past and the putting on of a banquet there. Just as the aloha in the patriotic hearts of Hawaiian youths rummaging about here, so too did they exerted themselves Continue reading

La Hoihoi Ea committees, 1865.

Restoration Day.

Here below are the names and the types of the Standing Committees [Komite mau] selected by the meeting for the commemoration of Restoration Day at Kawaiahao, in the evening of the 3rd of this month. And it will be these Committees that will fulfill the duties described for each Committee. Continue reading

La Hoihoi Ea celebration, 1863.

Restoration Day.—The public has heard that the people of Honolulu are putting on a banquet for the day that the Hawaiian Flag was returned, and the alii of the land are kindly assisting in this endeavor taken up by their people. All friends should look and understand the Announcement published in today’s paper; Continue reading