Passengers of the Iwalani to Nihoa, 1885.

[Found under: “PASSENGERS.”]

Departures.

For Kauai, Niihau and Nihoa, per steamer Iwalani, Monday, July 20—H. R. H. Princess Liliuokalani, A. Hoffnung and wife, Miss Ella Hoffnung, Rev. J. Hemphill and wife, W. W. Hall, S. B. Dole, A. Jaeger, Henry Jaeger, E. S. Cunha and wife, Harry W. Auld, J. D. Holt, Continue reading

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Honoring Dr. Isabella Abbott on her 100th birthday, 1934.

Isabella Aiona, Kamehameha school for girls student, will representher school in the Oahu junior finals of The Star-Bulletin constitution oratorical contest at McKinley high school auditorium at 7:30 p. m. today.—Star-Bulletin photo.

[If you are on Oahu, you still have time to register to go be a part of a celebration honoring the legacy of Dr. Isabella Kauakea Aiona Abbott to be held at the Bishop Museum tonight at 7:00, on her 100th birthday!  For more information, click here.]

(Star-Bulletin, 5/2/1934, p. 1)

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Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Volume XLI, Number 13175, Page 1. May 2, 1934.

Salt harvesting at Hanapepe, 1967.

Salt harvest near end at historic Hanapepe ponds

HANAPEPE, Kauai—Autumn rains soon will signal the close of the salt-making season at Hanapepe’s historic Salt Pond area.

The harvest has been fairly light, for summer started late, and heavy showers damaged the salt beds earlier this year.

Westside showers last week extended into the Hanapepe area and slowed the drying process. The salt makers will have to stop their activity any day now. Continue reading

Hawaiians in the Marquesas Islands, 2002.

Our Honolulu

By Bob Krauss

Letters tell of forgotten Hawaiians

HIVA OA, Marquesas Islands—At Atuona, a tattooed Marquesas wearing a “Aranui Crew” tank-top pointed from the cargo deck down the pier and shouted, “Hawaiian.”

We walked over to a medium-sized man beside a pickup loaded with copra andshook hands with James Kekela. He is the descendant and namesake of a Hawaiian missionary to the Marquesas who was honored by President Abraham Lincoln for saving an American sailor from the cannibal pot. Continue reading

The first Kamehameha Day, 1872.

BY AUTHORITY.

Tuesday, the 11th inst., the Commemoration Day of Kamehameha I., will be observed as a Public Holiday, and all Government Offices will be closed.

Ferd. W. Hutchison,
Minister of the Interior.

Interior Office, June 4, 1872

(Hawaiian Gazette, 6/5/1872, p. 2)

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Hawaiian Gazette, Volume VIII, Number 21, Page 2. June 5, 1872.

Kamehameha Day proclaimed, 1871.

BY AUTHORITY.

We, Kamehameha V., by the Grace of God, of the Hawaiian Islands, King, do hereby proclaim, that it is OUR will and pleasure that the Eleventh day of June of each year be hereafter observed as a Public Holiday in memory of OUR Grandfather and Predecessor, KAMEHAMEHA I., the founder of the Hawaiian Kingdom. Continue reading