Have you ever seen one so big? 1858.

Large Breadfruit.

O Ka Hae Hawaii

Aloha oe:—The saying of the people of old, “The breadfruit of Keei are gone [Pupuhi ka ulu o Keei].” Continue reading

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Fields of cotton in Waimea, 1863.

Petaining to Cotton.

O Kuokoa Newspaper; Aloha oe:

I am reporting to you that the Cotton [Pulupulu] (Sea Island Cotton) is sprouting well in Waimea, Koolauloa, Oahu; you will surely rejoice with my fellow Cotton planters living in other places of these Islands, who planted this thing, Pulupulu, like me. Continue reading

Hawaiian language taught to Chinese and other news from Kaneohe side, 1869.

[Found under: “NU HOU KULOKO: Oahu.”]

Pertaining to Kaneohe and neighboring lands.—Because we heard that we can announce. The interior of the church of Kaneohe has been refurbished through the patience and tirelessness of the new kahu of the church, in stepping in and working.

—A Chinese school has been started there through the leadership of Iosia Meemanu. Three nights of the week of school are set aside, one school hour per night. On this past 5th of April is when it began, and it continues until today. They are being taught starting with the first words of Hawaiian language. They have been seen going to pray and to Sunday School. Continue reading