Maui population, 1961.

The Census

The Census Taker of Lahaina reported: In the town, there are 3,326 kanaka maoli and hapa haole; 1,687 men, and 1,549 women.  Continue reading

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This letter to the editor of the Nuhou is interesting in so many ways. 1873.

NOT GOOD.

When I saw the newspaper Nuhou Hawaii; I was greatly gladdened to see it. When I took a close look, I was very happy. I talked with my wife, “Hey, this paper, Nuhou Hawaii, it is very good for us to subscribe to this paper.” Please don’t be upset at my bad writing. Gibson, I have much appreciation for you; at your great strength in saying that they should not give Puuloa [Pearl Harbor]. I talk in Chinese; all of Honolulu is appreciative of you. Continue reading

Mary Jane Fayerweather Montano’s story continued, 1923.

DRAMA OF OLD HAWAII MADE PICTURESQUE

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Booth’s dancing hall. The schoolhouse had a cross on the front. From 9 to 12, noon, we had book studies, and from 1 to 4 p. m. we did fancy work in which or teacher was an expert. I was very fond of fancy work and finished my first piece to hang in my guardian’s hall. The picture was of a lamb lying down, holding a flag, with clouds below and sun rays around its head. The picture was large. Continue reading

Stephen Reynolds was in Honolulu while Kamehameha II lived there, 1868.

[Found under: “KA MOOLELO O NA KAMEHAMEHA.”]

When King Liholiho resided in Honolulu, there was an increase of haole living in Honolulu at that time; some were of high standing, some were ship captains, some were traders, and some had shops. The haole living there at the time were: Jones Aluli, Mister Parker [Mikapako], Stephen Reynolds [Lanai], Continue reading

Warning, 1898.

An Object-Lesson for the Hawaiians

In the debate in the Senate on Hawaiian annexation, Senator Tillman of South Carolina, let unnumbered cats out of innumerable bags. He spoke of the way in which the people of the Southern States established “a white man’s government” after the war, of the opposition of the Republican party to the  methods by which that government was established, and wanted to know if the Republican party was not backing up a similar “white man’s government” Continue reading