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In the contest of tie-down roping [? hookuku hoohei a kulai bipi] held by the boys of Waimea on this past Happy New Year Day at Samuel Parker Ranch [Samuela Paka Ranch], Charles Lindsay took the fastest time of 39 2/5 seconds. That was quick. But if it was a Honolulu cow, it would have taken 2 minutes.
The students who previously graduated from Kamehameha are putting on a great Concert at the Japanese Theater which stands on Mooheau Street in the evening of this coming Satruday, and it will be under the direction of Mrs. Helen Desha Beamer, and is being given for the benefit of the Ida Pope Memorial Fund [Waihona Hoomanao o Miss Pope]. Continue reading →
Visiting Maoris were entertained at the armory last night by a number of Hawaiians. The main assembly was well filled and a number of townspeople crowded the galleries. The visitors will be entertained again tonight by Princess Kawananakoa and Wednesday by the Daughters of Hawaii. Continue reading →
The Hawaiian Band will give a concert at 3 o’clock this afternoon in Kapiolani Park, the program for the occasion being the following:
March—United Liberty, Losey (a) Mystery, Johnson (b) Starlight Love, Denni Song—That Wonderful Mother of Mine, Gooding Overture—William Tell, Rossini Songs—Band Glee Club (a) Nuuanu Waipuna, Major Kealakai (b) Nohea, Queen Liliu (c) Uluhua, Robert (d) Ko Ua kilihune o kona [Ka Ua Kilihune o Kona], Queen Liliu Clarinet Solo—Somnambula, Thornton Waltz—Jolly Fellows, Vollstedt Intermezzo—Elegante, Offenbach March—Bright Eyes, Hoschna Hawaii Ponoi The Star Spangled Banner
Four of the Hawaiians who were with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show are at San Francisco rooming in a big building opposite the Occidental on Montgomery. The boys, who hope to get off for home by Manoa, are: K. Nakea, Hoapili, Kipi and Makalena. Continue reading →
Quartet Sings Old Hymns of Hawaii For Leper Colony
A program of sacred Hawaiian music will be heard through KGU this evening from 6:10 to 6:30. A mixed quartet under direction of Olivia Nakea will present the first of a series of songs for “shut-ins” throughout the territory. Continue reading →
Venerable Charles E. King, whose Song of the Islands is among the most widely known of all Hawaiian music, pulled no punches in a talk before the Hawaiian Civic club today on modern day treatment of island songs.
“Hawaiian music,” said Mr. King, speaking at the club luncheon at the YWCA at noon, “is being murdered—and by Hawaiians.” Continue reading →