History depends on the teller, 1879.

[Found under: “CAPTAIN JAMES COOK: The Discoverer of Australia, New Zealand, Alaska and the Sandwich Islands.”]

KILLED BY SAVAGES.

It was on the coast of the latter [Hawaii] that one of his boats was stolen on the night of February 13, 1779, and on the following morning, going ashore with a lieutenant and nine men, with the intention of seizing the native chief as a hostage for its return, he became involved in a quarrel and was killed with four of his men. Continue reading

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Specials from Alexander Young Pastry & Candy Shop, 50 years ago, 1969.

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Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Volume 58, Number 27, Page A9. January 27, 1969.

PCA comment on John Aylett, 1869.

[Found under: “NOTES OF THE WEEK.”]

We take pleasure in inserting the business cards of Hawaiians. It is an encouraging sign to see them come out and bid for trade and custom in competition with more favored foreigners. We refer particularly to the card of Mr. John Aylett, and ask for him a share of public patronage.

(PCA, 1/9/1869, p. 2)

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Pacific Commercial Advertiser, Volume XIII, Number 28, Page 2. January 9, 1869.

 

George Leonard ad in English, 1869.

GEORGE LEONARD,

Manufacturer of FURNITURE of all Descriptions.

PLANING, SAWING and TURNING DONE.

Mouldings of all kinds constantly on Hand.

609 1y

[If you were wondering what the numbers at the end of ads stand for, the “609” represents the start issue, which is the 609th number of the Pacific Commercial Advertiser since it began printing (1/25/1868). And the “1y” represents how long the ad is up for (1 year).]

(PCA, 2/23/1869, p. 1)

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Pacific Commercial Advertiser, Volume XIII, Number 30, Page 1. February 23, 1869.

Emma Ahuena Taylor remembers Princess Ruth Keelikolani, 1935.

PRINCESS RUTH KEELIKOLANI, HAUGHTY BUT KIND, BELOVED ALII OF OLD DAYS

Her Highness Princess Ruth Keelikolani seemed to have always been in my life.

When she came to stay at Wailuakio (Palama), she would always spend the night in my mother’s home. For her retinue was large and my mother’s home was a convenient place to entertain them all. Continue reading