Death of Daniel Akana Ku Jr. in San Francisco, 1964.

Hawaiian Trio Leader Passes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP)—Funeral services will be held Wednesday for Daniel Ku, native of Hawaii and for years the leader of the luxury liner Lurline’s famed Hawaiian trio.

He died Sunday of cancer at the San Francisco Marine Hospital. He was 54. Continue reading

Charles H. Wilcox and Elizabeth Waterhouse perish in automobile accident, 1920.

CHAS. H. WILCOX AND NIECE DIE IN AUTO CRASH

Car Skids and Goes Over 150 Foot Precipice—Wife and Child Narrowly Escape With Their Lives.

The Wilcox party had been spending the day, Sunday, June 20, at Kokee, at the C. H. Wilcox place, and left for home early in the afternoon. They were in three cars—the Misses Wilcox in advance, the C. H. Wilcox family next, and the Crawfords and Mrs. P. L. Rice, last. Continue reading

Death announcement, 1920.

ACCIDENT ON KAUAI

Honolulu, June 21. The sad news arrived here in Honolulu about Charles H. Wilcox [Chas. H. Wilikoki] and Miss Elizabeth Waterhouse [Elikapeka Waterhouse] of Honolulu, the 17 year old daughter of John Waterhouse of the Alexander and Baldwin Co. [Hui o Alekanedero Balauwina] meeting with a fatal accident, Continue reading

Death of James K. Pohina, 1941.

James K. Pohina, 87, Dies; Rites Saturday

James K. Pohina, 87, retired musician and long known as the oldest member of the Royal Hawaiian band, died at 7:10 p. m. Thursday at  the residence at 2116 Ladd lane. Continue reading

Death of Remigius Willam Aylett, 1922.

R. W. AYLETT GREW WEARY OF THIS LIFE.

R. W. AYLETT

After being ill for some months, Remigius William Aylett grew weary of this life at 2:30 in the afternoon of Wednesday last week, at his residence on 10th Avenue in Kaimuki. Continue reading

Death of Samuel K. Kamakaia, 1919.

Obituaries

REV SAMUEL K. KAMAKAIA

Following a long illness Rev. Samuel K. Kamakaia, one of the oldest of the “bandboys” of the Hawaiian band, died yesterday morning at 3:30 o’clock at Queen’s Hospital. The funeral will take place a 3 o’clock this afternoon from Williams’ Undertaking parlors, interment to be in Puea Cemetery. Continue reading

Passing of Samuel Kamakea Kamakaia, 1919.

AN EXPRESSION OF LOVE FOR SAM KAMAKEA KAMAKAIA.

Samuel K. Kamakaia.

To the Editor of the Kuokoa Newspaper, Much aloha to you:—Please place in one of your open columns of the speedy messenger of the emotional and dreadful story below of my dear husband, my companion, partner who I talked to, and the one I faced the hardships of this life, who left me and his great many friends and intimates; so that his friends and many intimates from the wind-facing promontory that gazes at the rain blown upon the sea at Kumukahi all the way to where the sun sinks at the base of Lehua, that Samuel Kamakea Kamakaia has passed on to the path to the back of Kane, and you will no more see his features, you will no more hear his voice, he sleeps the eternal sleep, and it is for him that I mourn with tears and regret not to be pacified, while I remember his words that I cannot forget:

Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his!Continue reading

I have come across this obituary a number of times, and each time, I think, “What a name!” 1921.

KING KEONAONA IAPANA OKURA HAS PASSED ON

To the Editor of the Kuokoa Newspaper, Aloha oe:—Please insert  in your pride of the nation, our bundle of tears of sadness, about our beloved who departed this life, so that the family and many friends living from Hawaii, the Island of Keawe all the way to Kauai of Manokalanipo will know. Continue reading

Death of Kamaki Pahu, 1948.

Obituaries

THOMAS PAHU

Thomas Pahu, 55, of 1010 4th Ave., died this morning at his home. Born in Honolulu, Mr. Pahu was a well known construction man.

He had been with the board of water supply for the last year and was formerly with J. L. Young Engineering Co., Chester Clarke Co., Ready Mix Co. and J. M. Tanaka. Continue reading