Mary Kawena Pukui’s ʻŌlelo Noʻeau back in print! 2018.

I just saw in the Bishop Museum online newsletter the following announcement!

‘Ōlelo No‘eau Available For Preorder

We’re thrilled to share with you that one of our most beloved titles, Mary Kawena Pukui’s ʻŌlelo Noʻeau: Hawaiian Proverbs & Poetical Sayings, has been reprinted in partnership with the Dolores Furtado Martin Foundation—and preorders are available NOW online at Bishop Museum Press!

Museum members can utilize their membership discount on the Press website by entering the promo code MEMBER20 prior to checkout.

Copies will be available for pickup and/or purchase in Shop Pacifica starting Monday, December 10, 2018.

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More on Kanehoalani, 1885.

[Found under: “NA NU HOU HAWAII.”]

D. Napela acquired at Kahananui, Molokai, on the 3rd of August, a wooden God idol which people called Kanehoalani. Continue reading

Please take the time to answer a short survey from the Bishop Museum Library & Archives, 2018.

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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.