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SHERIFF DUKE P. KAHANAMOKU and Pacific Queen Nola Rose were greeted enthusiastically by the audience at the city hall Lei Day observance. Wearing a lei, hibiscus in her hair and a colorful print dress, the Australian blonde was a contrasting, yet harmonious note, in the ensemble of color and gaiety at the city hall.—Star-Bulletin photos.
Hawaiian Idol.—A genuine idol of the olden time, has recently been discovered at Waialua, Oahu, by Mr. Lane. Through the permission of His Excellency ex-Governor Kekuanaoa, this idol has been presented to the Museum of Oahu College [Punahou]. It is about eight feet in length, and resembles the ancient images represented in Jarvis’ History. Mr. Chase has had this idol sketched by Mr. Emmert, and very soon photographs will be on exhibition. Many hundreds of Hawaiians have gathered to see this huge image while it was set up in front of the Kuokoa office, at the Sailors’ Home, Honolulu. Continue reading →
KEOLA-HOSE—In Laie, Oahu, August 31, 1918, John N. Keola and Miss Victoria Hose. Elder William K. Apua of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, officiating; witnesses—Enoka Waa and Mrs. Enoka Waa.
Funeral services for Mrs. Victoria Keola, wife of John N. Keola, 318 Iolani St., who died at 11 o’clock Sunday evening following an operation for appendicitis, were held yesterday, interment being in Nuuanu cemetery. Mrs. Keola was a native of Kona, Hawaii, and was 31 years old. She is survived by a widower and four children. Continue reading →