Deaths from smallpox, 1853.

DEATHS IN EWA.

The Census Taker of those who died from “mai puupuu liilii” [smallpox] in Ewa and in Waianae announced thus: The number of deaths here in Ewa are 1,214. Continue reading

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Death of William Kamauoha Kekumano, 1917.

THAT FAMILIAR SON OF SOUTH KONA HAS GONE

On Thursday of last week, perhaps half an hour after his brother-in-law arrived in Napoopoo, the life of Wiliama Kamauoha Kekumano wore out, and at only 45 years old. Continue reading

John Waiamau Kekuhaupio Aneheialima dies, 1901.

REV. J. WAIAMAU HAS PASSED.

Passed at 12:30 in the Dawn of Monday.

Many Friends Went on His Final Journey—He was 64 Years Old.

At dawn on Monday of this week, the life breath of John Waiamau Kekuhaupio Aneheialima was fetched and taken from the one known to us by his first names. With his death, gone is one of the kind, generous, good, and enlightened elders of this archipelago. He was born at Niulii, Kohala, Hawaii, in the year 1837; he spent sixty-four years of his life in this world. Aneheialima was his Father, and Waiwaiole was his Mother.

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Death of Lillian Kamehaokalani Mondon, 1918.

THAT ROYAL OFFSPRING HAS GONE

At Pahoa, Puna, at midday of Thursday, Aug. 1, with her death bed being surrounded by her beloved parents and younger sibling, Miss Lillian Kamehaokalani Mundon left this faint life, and went on the path all living souls must take; after being ill for several months. Continue reading

More on art by Nawahi, 1877.

From the Pen of the Hon. J. Nawahi.

Hilo, May 13.—My Dear Whitney, Aloha—It has not been perhaps twelve hours since we met on May 9, and there has arrived fearful news. That being the Tsunami [Kai Hoee] here in Hilo! Here are drawings [paintings?] done right soon after the flooding by the sea which I enclose. [These three pictures of the tsunami exacting its terrible act can be seen in the window of Whitney’s Book Store, Editor.] Continue reading

“Eia o Awini pali alii hulaana,” 1924.

[Found under: “Hiamoe o Kamaka Stillman Iloko o ka Maha”]

The mele below is one of the things which proves that Kamehameha was raised by Kahaopulani and that he was raised at Awini, thus:

Eia o Awini pali alii hulaana,
E noho ana Kahaopulani,
Hanai ia Paiea he alii,
I kohola maloko Kekuiapoiwa, Continue reading