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.
D. O. Mookini to Mary Hiram, Mar. 15. Mahi Kekahaloa to Flora Waipa, Mar. 16. Joseph Amana to Elizabeth Naeole, Mar. 17. M. J. Rodrigues to Hattie Pupuhi, Mar. 17. Fred K. Lee to Maria K. Kamai, Mar. 17. J. R. Crawford to Abigail E. Voeler, Mar. 20. Zerubabela Kapule to Kane Hanawahine, Mar. 21. J. S. Chong to Annie Rose Kua, Mar. 24. Homer J. Keller to Elizabeth Kaulia, Mar. 26. Continue reading →
From the latest news received last week we hear that Mrs. F. T. Gulika has died, the wife of Rev. J. P. Gulika, one of the old teachers who brought righteousness to this Archipelago. Our readers will perhaps not have forgotten the Gulick family in Hawaii nei, and the departure of the two in their old and weak days to go to Japan to live with their children. Continue reading →
Death of “Oakum.”—The half crazy vagrant who has for years been well-known in and about Honolulu by the name of Oakum, died at the Insane Asylum on Monday morning last, where he has been for some months, suffering from aneurism. His real name was Dwight Holcomb, he was about 50 years of age, Continue reading →
In the evening of this past Monday, at the hour of 7:30, Mrs. Anna Maria Dimond let go of her breath, the aged companion of this life of Mr. Henry Dimond, at the age of 85.
She was born in the city of New York on the 19th of May, 1808. She married Henry Dimond on November 3, 1834, and landed in Honolulu in June [6,] 1835, along with Titus Coan [Koana] and Edwin Oscar Hall [Holo] folks. With the death of E. O. Hall, the Dimonds were the only ones left from those who came on the same journey here. Continue reading →
On the 16th of February past, Naone let out his last breath, and the man returned to his Lord whom he loved greatly, for whom he was a servant in many good works; Naone died at eighty or so years old. He was born up in Pauoa. His father was Mahi and his mother was Hama [?? it is hard to read]; his parents were from Kauai and then resided in Pauoa; these parents had three children: Pokaakua, along with P. Naone and D. Lima; Pokaakua and Lima died ealier, and only Naone lived until old age, living for more than 80 years. Continue reading →
On the 8th of this month, like a their in the night, the hand of death which has no compassion visited the home of John K. Naone, at Pauoa, Honolulu nei, and snatched away the spirit of the bodily abode of John K. Naone, at 64 years old 11 months and 7 days of life, and left behind dust to dust.
John K. Naone was the last child of Pastor Naone [Pilipo Naone] and Pele, his first wife. Hao was the first child, Hama, Daniela, and Meli, were the elder siblings of the one who passed on. He was born on the 31st of January 1841, at Pauoa, and he was educated at the Royal School of Kahehuna. He was married to Mele Ahia [Mary Ahia], but they had not children.
He was the head of the prison for some years, and a tax collector for the Ewa District for some years.
During the time of the Kamehamehas, he joined the guards, and he was a lieutenant in the Princeʻs Own Guards [ka pualikoa Prince Own], and he was a rifleman for that company.
He was a member of the Kawaiahao Church, and was in the choir for a number of years. He was a very skilled painter, and it is in that profession which he kept at until he grew weak and put it aside. Continue reading →
On the night of the 7th of May, 1900, Mrs. Mary Ahia Naone left this life, and peacefully went on the path of no return, auwe! aloha for the parent, the companion, aloha for parent, the companion, the warm-bodied parent; it is he who creates and he who destroys, it is he who gives and he who destroys, and he who gives and he who takes away; Praised be your grace, O “Amazing one.”
She was born at Kema-u, Hamakua, Hawaii. From the loins of Abela Kapule and Palulu, her parents, on June 11, 1842, and when she passed she was 53 years old and some months. She was a true christian, a genial and kind and welcoming mother with an open heart, and she has left behind her grandchild and her partner, remember the grace and aloha of the one True God. Amen.
J. K. N. Kalaekao, Kaalaa Luna
[This announcement is also printed in the Aloha Aina, 5/19/1900, p. 6 with slight changes. It is signed J. K. Naone, and her mother’s name is given as Pailili.]
On the 22nd of May in the year 1824, King Liholiho and his attendants landed in Portsmouth, England. On the 26th [of May] of that same year, Kaumualii, the King of Kauai, died at Honolulu, and Lahaina is where he was buried. Continue reading →