Mary Kawena Pukui, 1957.

Star-Bulletin Photo

Mrs. Mary K. Pukui

‘Words Are My Business,’ Says Kamaaina Author

By JEANETTE LAM

A new and important milestone in the long and fruitful career of Mrs. Mary Kawena Pukui is the long-awaited Hawaiian-English dictionary written by her and Dr. Samuel H. Elbert, University of Hawaii linguist. The dictionary has recently been released by the University of Hawaii Press. Continue reading

Simeon Kiaaina Nuuhiwa and Lalani Village, 1932.

HAWAIIAN ARCHITECTURE

Kiaaina Nuuhiwa, 68, completing the heiau, or  temple, which is one of seven huts now being built for the Hawaiian village at Waikiki. Native gods will be enshrined here.—Star-Bulletin photo. Continue reading

Death of Helen Lanmoy Apo, 1909.

MISS HELEN LANMOY APO HAS PASSED ON.

To the Editor of the Kuokoa, Please allow me some space: At five o’clock in the morning of Sunday, December 12, Miss Helen Lanmoy Apo left this life, the first-born daughter of Mrs. Nancy Apo of Iao, Maui. She was ill with typhoid fever for almost a month. Continue reading

Concert in Hilo for the Ida Pope Memorial fund, 1920.

IDA POPE MEMORIAL CONCERT OFFERS RARE ATTRACTION TONIGHT

Assisted by the Kamehameha Boys’ Glee Club, which arrived on the Mauna Kea, together with the other cadets of the school this morning alumane and alumni of Kamehameha offer a concert for the benefit of the Pope Memorial fund tonight. The concert will take place at the Yuraku-Kwan theater. In addition to the Kamehameha boys, the Haili banner-winning choir, which also returned today, will sing some of the songs that helped to win the palm. Continue reading

Kamehameha Alumni to build building in honor of Ida M. Pope, 1919.

A MEMORIAL FOR MISS IDA M. POPE.

Work to build a building as a home for the girls is being planned, and this building will be a memorial to Miss Ida M. Pope who served as the first principal of the Kamehameha School for girls for twenty years.

At the last work meeting of the Kamehameha Alumni Association which met last Saturday, the association decided to build a memorial to the woman who put effort in and worked for the good of Hawaiian girls, and gave the past 20 years of her life working at the school. Continue reading

What a sweet obituary for Benjamin Kahoopai Kaiwiaea! 1906.

THE DEATH OF A VETERAN TEACHER

BENJAMIN KAHOOPAI KAIWIAEA FOR 23 YEARS IN THE SERVICE OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

HANA, February 28.—After a short period of illness, Benjamin Kahoopai Kaiwiaea died at Haou School, Hana, Maui, at 11:30 p. m. February 24, 1906. He left behind a wife, a daughter, a brother and sister. He was born at Kipahulu, Maui, on August 7, 1858, his father and mother being Kaiwiaea and Miomioi. Continue reading

The return of David Kanuha Sylva, 1893.

Hawaiian Seeking Education Returned.

In the month of June, 1888, David Kanuha Sylva left his land Waikapu, Maui, after graduating from Lahainaluna, and he left to increase his knowledge at the school of Hampton, Virginia, under the tutelage of Gen. Samuel C. Armstrong. When the General was here in Hawaii during the Jubilee of the Oahu College, we heard of the admiration of the teacher of Kanuha who was a student at the school, and he said that after graduating the school, Kanuha would be sent to learn tailoring at the House of Waenamaker [Wanamaker]. When the Australia docked on this past Wednesday, Kanuha returned to his land of birth, succeeding in his search for knowledge, and with determination to open his own shop.

(Nupepa Puka La Kuokoa, 3/23/1893, p. 2)

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Nupepa Puka La Kuokoa, Buke I, Helu 36, Aoao 2. Maraki 23, 1893.