Another death announcement for Hiram Palohau Kahele, 1920.

Honolulu’s Hunter of Sharks Is Dead

Hiram P. Kahele, known to many as “Buck” Kahele, died at 9:45 o’clock yesterday morning at his home, 10 Dewey Court, Waikiki, after a week’s illness. Kahele was a victim of broncho-pneumonia, following influenza. Continue reading

Hiram Kahele and shark fishing, 1915.

LARGE SHARK CAUGHT OUTSIDE THE HARBOR

On Tuesday last week, a large shark was caught right outside the harbor, by some malihini world traveller, along with some Hawaiian boys who went with them on a tugboat [??? waapa hukihuki].

These people left the Young Brothers [Hoahanau Young] boathouse while trolling with a dead horse which was supplied by the electric car company. Continue reading

Another unnamed victim of opihi picking, 1887.

[Found under: “NU HOU HAWAII”]

On Saturday, January 22, a women fell to her death at the cliff of Kukuiula, Koloa, Kauai; she went with her daughter to pick opihi while her husband was in Lihue at work.

[Be safe when you guys go pound opihi!]

(Ko Hawaii Pae Aina, 2/5/1887, p. 2)

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Ko Hawaii Pae Aina, Buke X, Helu 6, Aoao 2. Feberuari 5, 1887.

Kanuha Jr. dies gathering opihi at Opihikao, 1919.

YOUNG HAWAIIAN IS DROWNED AT OPIHIKAO; RESCUE EFFORT FAILS

Rev. L. K. Kalawe of Kapoho, Puna, who came to Hilo this morning brought news of the accidental death by drowning at Opihikao last Saturday morning of Kanuha, Jr., a Hawaiian 21 years old, who leaves a young wife and child. Continue reading

Unnamed person dies picking opihi at Opihikao, 1919.

LOST TO THE SEA

We were informed that a Hawaiian was lost to the sea very close to Opihikao, Puna; when he went to pick opihi, strong waves pounded down on him and he was lost to the sea, and perhaps it is because he did not know much about the current that his body was lost and nothing more was seen of him up until the time when we are at print. Continue reading