Hilo news from 1897.

THE NEWS OF HILO.

Mr. Editor, —

Aloha nui:—There is a lot of rain these day in that wondrous land, and if you look up at Mauna Kea, snow has covered the mamane and it has been very cold these days. 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