On rice birds in Punaluu, 1873.

[Found under: “Na Hiohiona o Koolauloa.”]

Pertaining to Punaluu.—This is rice farming lands for Chulan & Co. There is much rice in this land; there is much rice as well amongst the Hawaiians in Waiono, Makana, Puheemiki, Kapano, and Papaakoko; Continue reading

We all know what happened to that old lady who swallowed a fly, 1896.

THAT IS THE GREATEST OF CALAMITIES.

Because of the great many calamities faced by the sugar industry in Hawaii, therefore some people think best thing is for us to import another animal larger than the Mongoose to kill off the Mongoose.

That is a great misconception, but this would cause yet even more calamities. Continue reading

“[They] may propagate and produce eventually a breed of Hawaiian wallabies.” 1916.

RICHARD H. TRENT’S WALLABIES FLEE FROM THEIR CAGES

Strange Australian Pets of Real Estate Man Escape Into Mountains

Richard H. Trent, Honolulu’s animal impresario, issues a call to all citizens of Oahu today to join in a mammoth, personally conducted wallaby hunt, the first of its kind ever held in the Hawaiian archipelago. Continue reading

Wallabies in Hawaii, 1916.

Infant Wallaby In Trent Zoo Killed by Dogs

Canines Then Attack Parents of Little Macropodine and Drive Them To Hills

Richard H. Trent is still looking for his hundred-dollar wallabies, small editions of the kangaroo family, imported from Australia to grace his private zoological garden on the beautiful, breezy Alewa Heights, where the public is always welcome to take a look at the exhibits. Continue reading

Travels of King Kamehameha IV to see the sounding sands of Nohili and more, 1856.

THE CIRCUIT OF THE KING.

We hear of the sailing of the King from here, and on the next day he landed at Waimea, Kauai, and that night, he sailed to Niihau, and landed at Nonopapa on Saturday [la hoomalolo]. They spent the Sabbath there, and joined together and worshiped Jehovah on that day. On the weekday, the rode horse, fished; there are a 100 or more horses on Niihau; they caught a lot of fish. That evening, they got on board the Maria and sailed for Kaula. The next morning they reached there. Some of them jumped into the ocean and swam ashore with difficulty, for there was a shark there and it was difficult to go ashore; there is a severe cliff and no bay. The King went ashore amongst these difficulties, ascended the cliff. The chiefesses remained on the ship. Continue reading

Kamehameha IV travels to the west, 1856.

THE CIRCUIT OF THE KING.

It was heard that the King went from  here and on the next day landed at Waimea, Kauai, and that night sailed for Niihau, and landed at Nonopapa on Saturday [la hoomalolo]. They were there on the Sabbath, and they congregated and worshiped Jehovah on that day. On the next day, they rode horses and went fishing; there are a 100 or more horses on Niihau; they caught a lot of fish. Continue reading