The obituary of Frank Pahia made me remember a post I saw from Kanaeokana a few days ago. Lately we have been seeing so much corruption and abuse of government positions. Where are the Frank Pahias of today?
Another tool in our aloha ‘āina arsenal
An interesting political movement is underway, and many of us haven’t noticed it even though it is happening right here, close to home. Kānaka Hawaiʻi are turning out in greater and greater numbers to run for their neighborhood boards.
On Oʻahu, neighborhood boards have become one of the latest frontiers of mālama ʻāina. It’s easy to feel like your lone voice can’t change how things are going, but neighborhood boards give you a say in dealing with localized issues taking place right where you live. Your area’s legislators often attend in person, giving you more direct access to them. Even the Governor, Mayor, and the state’s federal delegation in Washington D.C. send representatives to local board meetings.
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On July 4, 1894 the Republic of Hawaiʻi was proclaimed by the provisional government that usurped Queen Liliʻuokalani. Continue reading
MOLOKAI HAS A DIFFERENT PEACOCK GOVERNMENT.
On the 4th of July, a Hawaiian flag with a field of six stars was raised. This is the work of the Deputy Sheriff [H. R. Hitchcock] of the Molokai, the island of Hina, Continue reading
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Charles B. Wilson was appointed as Superintendent of Water Works [Luna Wai] for Honolulu in place of G. D. Freeth Continue reading
E. HELEKUNIHI DIED
On Tuesday, the 16th of June, Rev. Helekunihi died at 58 years old. He died of a fever and throwing up blood at Haiku. Continue reading
Hon. Lorrin Andrews.
The Honorable Rev. Lorrin Andrews, member of His Majesty’s Privy Council of State, expired at his residence yesterday, Tuesday the 29th, in the 74th year of his age. He has been confined but little over a week, having been seized with what appeared to be an attack of pleurisy, but which soon became complicated with other symptoms,and made it evident that death would ensue. Last Saturday he fell into a comotose state, which continue up to the extinction of life. Continue reading
NOTES OF THE WEEK.
A Hawaiian Indicted in California.—Among the passengers by the Yankee are the Hon. Messrs. John Ii, J. Kapaakea and C. G. Hopkins, who go to San Francisco to attend the trial of a Hawaiian seaman, named Heleiki, indicted for the murder of one Capt. ________ at sea, about the year 1851 or 2. Continue reading