D. Kanealii reports the news of Hanalei, 1891.

[Found under: “Na Anoai o ka Ua Loku o Hanalei.”]

On the 2nd of May, that being a Saturday, the smoke from pig-baking imu will be seen from all the settlements of Wainiha, Continue reading

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Kalanianaole Day proposed by John W. Kalua, 1923.

Another Holiday For Hawaii
Would Observe Kalanianaole Day
Maui Man Introduces A Bill

HAWAII will have another legal holiday if a bill, H. B. 20, introduced yesterday in the house of representatives by Judge John W. Kalua of Maui, becomes law. The proposed holiday is to be March 26, which is to be known as Kalanianaole day. March 26 is the birthday anniversary of the late Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole, who was Hawaii’s delegate to congress 20 years ago. Continue reading

Konahi! 1869.

[Found under: “NU HOU KULOKO: Oahu.”]

Holiday of the Chinese—This upcoming Thursday, the 11th of this month, is the new year day of the Chinese, called by them, a “Ko-nahi” day. The doors of their work establishments will be closed.

[“Ko-nahi,” seems to be a variant of the more common, “Konohi.” Regardless, it was hard to read; these newspapers need to be rescanned clearly!]

(Kuokoa, 2/6/1869, p. 3)

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke VIII, Helu 6, Aoao 3. Feberuari 6, 1869.

Year of the boar and some quilting to boot at Hawi Mill, 1899.

NEWS OF HAWI!

My dear Loea Kalaiaina,

Aloha oe:—

Here at Hawi Mill, some Hawaiian women started up a Quilting Club, and they named it, “Ka Hui Laulima a ke Aloha.” They are now active, headed by Mrs. K. Liwai, and Mrs. A. Kipi, Treasurer. Their work will be followed by progress. Continue reading

The fourth anniversary of La Hoihoi Ea, 1847.

RESTORATION DAY.

The celebration of the fourth anniversary of the Restoration of the Hawaiian Flag by Rear Admiral Richard Thomas took place on Saturday last—July 31. The morning unfortunately was lowery, much rain fell in the valley, and some showers reached town. Notwithstanding this and the muddy roads, by early dawn, parties on foot and horseback were thronging the road to the King’s residence at Nuuanu, where the appointed feast was to come of.

At  the 8 o’clock signal gun from the fort the national ensigns and royal colors were raised throughout the town. Continue reading

Vermont hears of Restoration Day, 1843.

SANDWICH ISLANDS.

Letters from the Islands to August 5, furnish some additional particulars relating to the restoration of the native government.—The doings of Lord Paulet’s Provisional Government were outrageous, and compelled the retirement of Dr. Judd from all participation in it. The following letter is from the Boston Daily Advertiser:

U. S. Ship Constellation,
Off Honolulu, Sandwich Islands, Aug. 1843.

It is probably known in the United States that in February last, his Lordship Captain George Paulet, of Her Majesty’s ship Carysfort, visit these Islands; and after urging upon King Kamehameha III., in succession, various demands, with many of which it was found impossible to comply, an making preparations to fire upon the city of Honolulu, compelled a cession of the Sovereignty to the Queen of Great Britain, and appointed a Commission of four, of which his Majesty or his deputy were permitted to be a member, for the provisional government of the Island, until her Majesty’s pleasure should be made known; which time the “existing laws, and those made at the ensuing council of the King and chiefs” were to continue in full force so far as natives were concerned,” and to for the basis of the administration of justice by the Commission between foreigns residents on these Islands, and all existing engagements of the King were to be executed and performed as if the cession had never been made.” Continue reading