Coffee in Keei planted by Princess Likelike, 1878.

Kona Coffee

O Kuokoa Newspaper; Aloha oe:—

Here is something I have seen with my own eyes: a Coffee [Kope] plantation growing in Keei, South Kona.

That Coffee plantation of H. Cooper is perhaps 150 acres large, and the Coffee is growing well, and no disease [kakani] is seen on the Coffee; its leaves are a beautiful green. Continue reading

Too wet for coffee? 1854.

SALES AT AUCTION.

Valuable Coffee Plantation at Auction.

The Coffee Plantation of Messrs. G. Rhodes & Co., at Hanalei, Kauai, with the dwelling house, machinery, &c., thereon, as heretofore advertised, will be sold at public auction on Wednesday, June 7th 1854.

Catalogues can be seen and all particulars learned on application to

M. C. MONSARRAT.

[You don’t hear too much about coffee from Hanalei.]

(Polynesian, 5/20/1854, p. 3)

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The Polynesian, Volume XI, Number 2, Page 3. May 20, 1854.

Kamehameha Coffee ad, 1919.

KAMEHAMEHA COFFEE

Sustaining

Grandma—and grandpa too—needs the sustaining food values of good coffee.

KAMEHAMEHA
Red Label
Pure Kona Coffee

—is rich in the elements that sustain the body. It imparts a gentle stimulation and soothes the ragged nerves.

AMERICAN FACTORS LTD.

WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTORS

(PCA, 2/26/1919, p. 3)

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Pacific Commercial Advertiser, Volume LIX, Number 11516, Page 3. February 26, 1919.

The latest from Hilo, 1898.

THE NEWS FROM NORTH HILO.

Mr. Editor of the Greatest Prize of the Hawaiian People:

Aloha oe:—Please include this bit of news from here in North Hilo.

On the first of this month, Pakele, Iaukea, Laika, Kalei, and Lahapa went to go pick opihi on the shore of Waipunalei, and upon their return, they climbed up the pali. Lahapa was the first to climb up and the rest followed. When they reached the midpoint up the pali, a rocked dislodged and hit Lapaha square on the chest and he rolled down the pali, and because of the love of God, he was caught on a pandanus tree that was burned earlier in a fire. It was 40 feet high from where he tumbled from to where he was caught. Therefore, O my sisters and brothers and younger siblings, don’t go pick opihi again and return upland of the pali, lest you end up dying. Continue reading