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

News from Lanai, 1918.

NEWS FROM THE LAND OF TRICKSTERS OF KAULULAAU, LANAI.

Mr. Solomon Hanohano:—On the night of the 4th of December, there landed a skiff of castaways at Kanaele; five haole and four Chinese.

Their ship left San Francisco filled with goods for Manila, and this steamship encountered a storm and the water came in the cargo doors; there was nothing they could do, and the captain and his sailors and the engineers waited until the ship sank and they got on the skiffs. Continue reading

News of “ka aina mauna,” 1883.

NEWS OF WAIMEA.

H. Baldwin was recently here with some other haole searching for the source of the water of Ulu, flowing in Waipio, and it was found through the patient search of that haole, and some Hawaiians along with the writer were along on that trip to find water, in the jungles of the mountain; this is thought to be water to make an auwai from Ulu to Hamakua, and it will be started perhaps soon. Continue reading