What a sweet obituary for Benjamin Kahoopai Kaiwiaea! 1906.

THE DEATH OF A VETERAN TEACHER

BENJAMIN KAHOOPAI KAIWIAEA FOR 23 YEARS IN THE SERVICE OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

HANA, February 28.—After a short period of illness, Benjamin Kahoopai Kaiwiaea died at Haou School, Hana, Maui, at 11:30 p. m. February 24, 1906. He left behind a wife, a daughter, a brother and sister. He was born at Kipahulu, Maui, on August 7, 1858, his father and mother being Kaiwiaea and Miomioi. Continue reading

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John Kalaukoa and David Kanuha acquitted of treason, 1895.

TWO ARE ACQUITTED.

PAIR OF PRISONERS ORDERED RELEASED BY THE COURT.

John Kalaukoa and D. Kanuha—Cases Against them and Defense Presented.

John Kalaukoa and D. Kanuha, charged with treason and open rebellion, have been acquitted. They have been released from custody by order of the Military Commission. Continue reading

Wm. H. Wanamaker, Pennsylvania, employer of David Kanuha, 1891.

KEEP IN MIND—
It’s Selling Time
THE PROFIT IS ALL YOURS

LOOK IN THE windows. See what we’re doing in Men’s Suits at $12. The entire window filled with  striking values. The other big windows filled with Boys’ Suits, $3.50, $4 and $5—but very little over half price. Fine qualities every one.

First Floor—in and around the entrance—will be found displayed a Special Bargain in Men’s Trousers made from the finest Imported Cassimeres and Worsteds. One lot, $5; the other $6.80. Twenty beautiful styles, all from merchant tailor materials.

WM. H. WANAMAKER,
Twelfth and Market Streets.

(Philadelphia Inquirer, 7/8/1891, p. 8)

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The Philadelphia Inquirer, Volume 125, Number 8, Page 8. July 8, 1891.

Hula painting by Cogswell found in California, 1939.

Cogswell’s Model: J. T. Phillips, general manager of the Pacific Guano & Fertilizer Co., is anxious to know if the Hawaiian girl who posed for this painting by William Cogswell in 1892 is still living in Hawaii.—Star-Bulletin photo.

Rare Old Painting Found By Phillips in California

Another one of the works of William Cogswell, whose paintings of King Kalakaua and Queen Liliuokalani are hung in Iolani palace, was discovered by J. T. Phillips, general manager of the Pacific Guano & Fertilizer Co., during his recent business trip to the coast. Continue reading

Where are these ten hula paintings? 1893.

HULA DANCE ON CANVAS.

A Series of Pictures of Native Hawaiians on Exhibition.

W. Cogswell, a well-known portrait-painter on the Pacific Coast, has on exhibition at the artrooms of Sanborn, Vall & Co. a series of ten pictures of native Hawaiians in their historical dance. Mr. Cogswell has been in Honolulu for the past two years Continue reading

Defense of Bishop Alfred Willis, and perhaps why Royalist Campbell was baptized at St. Andrews and not at Kawaiahao. 1893.

POSITION OF THE BISHOP.

Bishop Willis in his Diocesan Church Magazine takes the ground that Christian missions to heathen nations and peoples throughout the world will be injured by the news that will go everywhere of the prominent part taken by the sons and descendants of Christian missionaries in  Hawaii in overthrowing the ancient monarchy of the country. Whether the Bishop can maintain this ground or not is not a question that we are going to discuss. Continue reading