Mr. Sol. Hanohano, Aloha nui:—If there is open space on the ship Kuokoa, please include the title above.
In the early morning of Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 5:45 p. m. [? a. m.], Mrs. Lono Kahakauila grew weary of this life at her home at Keononalu, Wailuanui, Maui; and she left behind her remains for the family and the friends to grieve over on this side of the dark river of death [ka muliwai eleele o ka make]. Continue reading →
The story printed in the Kuokoa pertaining to the death of Samuel Kekuiapoiwa on the 23rd of June past on the shores of Hanapepe; that he was well known for his good deeds and there was a expression of love for him in our Kilohana* on July 17; he was none other than a descendant of Kamehameha V. This is his whole name—Kapuaiwa Kamehameha V Kekuiapoiwa.
Here is the explanation: Kapuaiwa Kamehameha V was with Maheha and born was Keanolani (f); Continue reading →
Mr. Editor of the Kuokoa Newspaper, Aloha oe:—Please insert in an empty space of your newspaper for my dearly beloved wife who left in the night, that being Mrs. Ellen Lake Kahalekai, on the 30th of October, 1916.
She was born at Kipahulu, Maui on the 6th of July, 1881, and her parents were William Lake and Hana Kunukau Lake; and she was cared for in Waihee until she was grown, until she went to school in Waihee.
We attended the same school for many years, and she was educated for a short time at the old Maunaolu School.
She was one of the beautiful rose buds that blossomed there. We were married by Rev. Kapu at Waihee on the 14th of March, 1899, and we lived in Spreckelsville for three years, and we had one of our daughters on the 10th of March, 1900. Continue reading →
At 9:30 p. m. on Friday, Dec. 8, 1916, my dearly beloved wife left me and the family. My dearly beloved wife had an open heart for all who visited her home, she was patient, and lived honorably. She was a woman who had aloha for her husband and family.
She was a pastor for the Hoomana Naauao church, the faith that she labored for at all times; and the first president of the Kalama Society [Ahahui Kalama] established in the year 1907, and she rose to honorary president until she left the Society of which she constantly lauded everyday, and according to what my dearly beloved said to me, “When I die, my Society will honor my funeral, and the funeral over the remains of my dearly beloved was held at the mortuary of M. E. Silva at 3:15 p. m. on Sunday, Dec. 10. The Kalama Society did not march in the funerary procession of my dear wife. Auwe for those without aloha and of their cruelty. Continue reading →
Died at Torquay, Devonshire, England, on the 26th of March, was J. A. Kamauoha, one of the Hawaiian boys sent to foreign lands in 1882 to broaden their knowledge of the ways of life. We made known recently of the death of the daughters of Widemann [Widemana] in Germany, and James K. Booth in Italy, and J. A. Kamauoha in England, and the return of Hugo Kawelo from England because the Hawaiian body cannot put up with the numbingly cold air of Europe.
[Alice Kaiona Widemann dies in Bremen Germany on 9/23/1881, and Mary Kaumana Widemann dies 1/18/1882.]
(Ko Hawaii Paeaina, 5/1/1886, p. 3)
Ko Hawaii Paeaina, Buke IX, Helu 435, Aoao 3. Mei 1, 1886.
In the letter bag arriving this past Thursday, arrived also was the the heartbreaking news of the death of J. A. Kamauoha on the 26th of this March. He was one of the Hawaiian boys sent to be educated abroad. Continue reading →
Mrs. Victoria Kahoa Kaahumanu Tolman died at the residence of Hon. F. S. Pratt, Punchbowl street, of heart failure, at 9:30 o’clock yesterday evening, at the ripe age of 78, Kahoa Virginia is a twin sister to Teresa Oana [Aana], both being born in Kailua, Kona, in August, 1815. Shortly after their birth, in fact the same night, both were adopted by Queen Kaahumanu, and taken from their home. Their mother was Holau, a true descendant of Lonoikamakahiki and Keikilani, King and Queen of Puna, of whom there are many stories in Hawaiian history. The father was the late Jean Jassin Rives [Reeves], commonly known as Father John, of the Catholic Mission, who went to England with Kamehameha II. Continue reading →