Royalist Campbell dies, 1896.

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The youngest daughter of James Campbell died at 2:00 this p. m. Continue reading

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The truth from 190 years ago, 1829.

Old Newspapers.—Many people take Newspapers, but few preserve them, yet the most interesting reading imaginable, is a file of old newspapers. It brings up the very age, with all its bustle and every day affairs, and marks its genius and its spirit more than the most labored description of the historian. Continue reading

Death of Dr. Matthew Puahakoililanimanuia Makalua, 1929.

POPULAR DOCTOR’S DEATH.

FOUNDER OF A.O.D. TINFOIL COT SCHEME.

DR. MATTHEW MAKALUA.

A popular and highly esteemed member of the medical profession, Dr. M. Makalua, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., died on Tuesday at 30, Warrior-square. He was noted for his philanthropy, and both he and his wife, who died 14 months ago, were intensely interested in all work for the poor. Continue reading

Why did Dr. Matthew Makalua not return? 1894.

Doctor M. Makalua.

In a fit of what the Advertiser terms generosity, the councils yesterday voted the sum of $400 for the return passage of Dr. Makalua. It is not at all clear that the offer of this paltry pittance towards his expenses out will induce Doctor Makalua to quit a country and people where the shade of a man’s skin is no more social barrier than the color of his hair or eyes. The Advertiser is generous in suggesting a second-class passage for the “kanaka” in perference to a steerage one, but how about his wife; daughter of a Colonel of the British Army and their children.

Doctor Makalua has attained high distinction in his profession and moves in the best society, and is possessed of means sufficient to come out and return. For the peace of mind of himself and wife we would advise him to remain in England; but memory dwells fondly over ones birthplace, and his countrymen want him among them; Mr. Damon, also, who at the risk of offending the crowd of medicos who constitute about a tenth of the foreign population is resolved to tempt Dr. Makalua to come.

The Advertiser never raised a howl over the expenses—which ran into thousands—incurred in bringing Dr. Arning, Lutz and others out here, and in the case of these two gentlemen named, the causes which led to their departure were eminently discreditable to the Advertiser party, and injurious to the credit of the country.

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(Hawaii Holomua, 6/1/1894, p. 2)

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Hawaii Holomua, Volume III, Number 128, Page 2. June 1, 1894.