This is an independent blog. Please note that I am nowhere near fluent, and that these are not translations, but merely works in progress. Please do comment if you come across misreads or anything else you think is important.
I am writing as chief instructor of the Lanakila’ Brandt Dancers, a participating halau hula in the recent Miss Hula Hawaii Contest and its companion Group Competition, conducted as an adjunct to the 1971 Merry Monarch Festival.
I wish, first of all, to congratulate hula festival coordinator George Naope and his Committee for giving life to a most fervent wish often expressed over the years by the writer and many other hula people: Mahalo a-nui loa e ka Haku ame ke Komike! Continue reading →
When researching the history of Captain Blanchard, the one who brought the Missionaries to Hawaii nei, it was found that he was the actual father of John H. Wilson’s grandfather on his mother’s [Eveline M. Townsend’s] side. On his father’s side, that being Charles B. Wilson; Charles B. Wilson is an actual grandson of Captain Wilson, and it was Capt. Wilson who took the first missionaries to the Tahitian archipelago.
The residents of the homesteads of Nanakuli, Papakolea and Waimanalo, Oahu; Hoolehua, Molokai; and Keaukaha, Hilo; are making ready with their commemoration of the birth of the chief Iona Kuhio Kalanianaole, on the third week of this month, and Hawaiians are invited to arrive there to join in on the commemorations to be held.
(Hoku o Hawaii, 3/15/1939, p. 3)
Ka Hoku o Hawaii, Volume XXXIII, Number 46, Aoao 3. Malaki 15, 1939.
Mr. and Mrs. David K. Kama Sr. have been living in the pure bonds of marriage for fifty years. The two of them were married on the 17th of April at Holualoa, Kona in the year 1886. They gave a party to commemorate their Jubilee marriage at their home in Honolulu on Friday last week. It was the greatest praise in gratitude to God in giving them this great blessing of life, allowing them to have these happy years in the pure bonds of marriage. Continue reading →
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.
We are the
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].