Royal Hawaiian Agricultural Society and the importing of plants and animals, 1865.

[Communicated.]

Mr. Editor:—The eminent success which has attended Dr. Hillebrand’s first consignment of plants and birds per Alberto for the Royal Hawaiian Agricultural Society, ought certainly to operate as a stimulus to all who feel interested in the material progress of these islands, to lend a helping hand to enable him to avail freely of the facilities and opportunities he now possesses of procuring and forwarding here the vast number of plants, &c., suitable to our climate, Continue reading

In praise of the mongoose, 1866.

[Found under: “NOTES OF THE WEEK.”]

About Rats.—A correspondent writes us as follows: “In your last issue I have remarked a paragraph on Snakes vs. Rats. It seems wonderful to me that none of our rat-eradicators, nor the inhabitants of these Islands, have ever alluded to a small animal called the Mongoose Cat (Mustela), or Weasel kind. Continue reading

“[They] may propagate and produce eventually a breed of Hawaiian wallabies.” 1916.

RICHARD H. TRENT’S WALLABIES FLEE FROM THEIR CAGES

Strange Australian Pets of Real Estate Man Escape Into Mountains

Richard H. Trent, Honolulu’s animal impresario, issues a call to all citizens of Oahu today to join in a mammoth, personally conducted wallaby hunt, the first of its kind ever held in the Hawaiian archipelago. Continue reading

Wallabies in Hawaii, 1916.

Infant Wallaby In Trent Zoo Killed by Dogs

Canines Then Attack Parents of Little Macropodine and Drive Them To Hills

Richard H. Trent is still looking for his hundred-dollar wallabies, small editions of the kangaroo family, imported from Australia to grace his private zoological garden on the beautiful, breezy Alewa Heights, where the public is always welcome to take a look at the exhibits. Continue reading

All-Around Chinese Athletic Club baseball team members, 1920.

HERE are members of the All-Round Chinese Athletic Club who are coming to Kauai July 2, for a series of baseball games with our clubs. Top, left to right—Shipp Lo, rf; You Chang, p; F. Tyau, 3b; Lee Lai (captain), 2b; C. Chang, p; Edward Low, p. Middle row—Lim Young, rf; Abraham K. Kalana, manager; Young Yuen, 1b. Front row—Lee Kai, Wah Han Leong, ss; Ah Kee Leong, c; Nelson Kau, p; Chun Chew, cf.

(Garden Island, 6/22/1920, p. 1)

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The Garden Island, Volume 16, Number 25, Page 1. June 22, 1920.