More on estate sale of Emma Aima Nawahi, 1936.

Valued Relics Of Hawaiian Royalty Offered At Auction

Days of old Hawaii were brought to life yesterday morning when historical pieces of rare Hawaiian furniture, clothing, jewelry and ornaments belonging to the late Joseph K. Nawahi and the late Mrs. Emma A. Nawahi of Hilo were displayed and sold at auction at 1633 Nuuanu street. Valuable koa furniture, ancient leis made of feathers of extinct Island birds, tapas belonging to royalty and exquisite inlaid koa calabashes and cabinet articles were among the numerous varieties under the hammer. Continue reading

Kamehameha V as recalled by R. A. Lyman and W. D. Alexander, 1902.

RECOLLECTIONS OF KAMEHAMEHA V.

Bold and Wise Sovereign as Remembered by R. A. Lyman.

Hawaii has not been known to the world very many years, but during that time a King of whom she may well be proud has reigned over the land, a King who would compare very favor­ably with the monarchs of more en­lightened nations. Kamehameha V., who ascended the throne of the Ha­waiian Islands upon the death of Ka­mehameha IV. in 1863.

Before ascending the throne Kameha­meha V. had acted as Minister of the Interior under Kamehameha IV. He had a very strong will, so that he was not Minister in name alone, but attended faithfully to the duties of his office. Continue reading

Joseph Mokuohai Poepoe licensed to practice in the Supreme Court, 1884.

[Found under: “LOCAL & GENERAL.”]

As stated by us last week, Mr. Joseph M. Poepoe has been admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of this Kingdom, having passed a most satisfactory examination before the full Bench. Mr. Poepoe has been for some time past a practitioner in the lower courts of the Kingdom and has also been engaged as principal assistant to Mr. John Russell, for the last two years and over, who speaks highly of his application and zeal in the performance of his professional duties. Continue reading

Licensed lawyers of the Kingdom, 1870.

Lawyers.—By the following list of attorneys licensed to practice in the Courts, published by the Clerk of the Court, it would appear that the people of this Kingdom are not likely to suffer for want of legal advice. Among the names will be found that of the third Associate Justice of the Supreme Court and that of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the latter of whom at least, condescends to furnish legal advice for a valuable consideration:

Austin, James W.
Davis, R. G.
Dole, S. B.
Harris, C. C.
Harris, Frank H.
Halai, James D. Continue reading

Oliver H. Kapau, Clarence J. Olds, and James Akana Ai off to Georgia, 1927.

THREE OF NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS HERE TO INFANTRY SCHOOL

Three members of the Hawaii national guard (298th Infantry), will go to Fort Benning, Ga., to attend the infantry school which will be held at that post from February 28 to May 28, according to orders received from the secretary of war by Col. Percy M. Smoot, commandant. They are Capt. Oliver H. Kapau, Capt. Clarence J. Olds and Master Sgt. James Akana Ai. Continue reading

Death of David Kailihiwa, 1922.

DAVID KAILIHIWA

David Kailihiwa of 1017 Kawaiahao street died at his home at 3:15 o’clock last Tuesday, pneumonia being the cause of death. Services will be held next Sunday afternoon at Silva’s mortuary chapel, Kukui, near Nuuanu street, interment to be in the South King street Catholic cemetery.* Kailihiwa, who was a municipal employe in the garbage department, was married, and was born on March 3, 1861, in South Kona, Hawaii, being 61 years, 9 months and 23 days old at the time of his death. He is survived by the widow, Mrs. Sarah Akau Kailihiwa.

*It is interesting that this cemetery is no longer known by its old name, Koula Cemetery [Pa Ilina o Koula].

[A Hawaiian announcement was posted earlier. It included an image of David Kailihiwa. See the post by clicking this link.]

(Advertiser, 12/28/1922, p. 7)

Honolulu Advertiser, 64th Year, Number 12,508, Page 7. December 28, 1922.