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J. H. Kanepuu speaks out about immigration and hooulu lahui, 1862.

Some Thoughts

FOR THE HAWAIIAN PEOPLE

O Kuokoa Newspaper; Aloha oe:

Some thoughts welled up within me pertaining to something printed by you on a page on the past 1st of March, Helu 14; about some matters dealing with increasing the people of our islands, if it is something appropriate to do. Continue reading

On leprosy, 1868.

[Found under: “NU HOU KULOKO: Oahu.”]

Leprosy patients.—One day last week all the way to Tuesday of this week, there were [?? many] leprosy patients taken to Molokai from the hospital of Kalihi. There were an unprecedented number of patients who were [????], but because they could not stay mixed up with those a little better off, therefore they were set apart, to the island, the great Molokai of Hina, without thought [???] if they are saved, in that there are no doctors stationed at the home to which they were sent.

[This volume of the Kuokoa was obviously bound into a book, and unfortunately this article fell next to the tight binding, and so it is difficult to make out the words on the right edge. It is time that the newspapers were unbound and rescanned as clearly as possible.]

(Kuokoa, 9/26/1868, p. 2)

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke VII, Helu 39, Aoao 2. Sepatemaba 26, 1868.

Population decline, 1835.

ON THE DECLINE IN POPULATION.

Waioli, Kauai, 1835.

I read the Kumu Hawaii, pepa 18, on page 140, and I thought, while we are in the midst of life, we live in the midst of death. Our friends die on our right hand, and on our left. Death is victorious over children, and elderly; over the young, and the aged. Strength cannot ward it off; it cannot be escaped through wealth nor skill. Continue reading