William Keaumaikai Bacle gets his own gravestone delivered, 1920.


Mr. Solomon Hanohano, Aloha kaua:—Please my I have some open space in our pride, the favorite of the lahui, for it to flash to the four corners of the earth, from great Hawaii of Keawe to Kauai of Manokalanipo, that being this:

When B. N. Kahalepuna arrived from Honolulu to here in Koloa, on the morning of Tuesday, the 3rd of August, he brought with him the gravestone of Mary K. Paele [Mary Kealiiwaiwaiole Bacle] and William Keaumaikai Paele [William Keaumaikai Bacle], the two being fine elders of our district. Continue reading

News from Lanai, 1918.


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.


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

Ezekiela Kahale finds a new “barking sands,” 1863.

[Found under: “NA MEA HOU O HAWAII NEI.”]

New “barking sand”.—Ezek. Kahale of Puuwai, Niihau spoke recently of seeing a new one kani at Kahio and Keaku, that is like the sands of Nohili. This is something very new to be seen in that area.

(Kuokoa, 5/30/1863, p. 2)


Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke II, Helu 22, Aoao 2. Mei 30, 1863.