Pertaining to the luau at the Kapiolani Maternity Home, 1894.

A THANK YOU.

At the meeting of the Hoola Lahui Society [Hui Hooulu a Hoola Lahui] held at Kapiolani Home on the 4th of April, 1894, it was decided that the Secretary of the Society will put these words of appreciation before the public: Continue reading

Kapiolani Maternity Home celebration, 1894.

Maternity Home Luau.

One of the biggest Hawaiian feasts seen in years is down for next Saturday. That is the luau for the beneficent institution, the Kapiolani Maternity Home. It will be held at the place itself. One thousand tickets have been issued and there is bound to be a large crowd. Continue reading

Celebration of the birthday of Queen Emma at the Queen’s Hospital, 1945.

Our Day

THE CALM SEAS OF KONA

KAHALA, Honolulu, January 5, 1945—The nurses and all the employees of The Queen’s Hospital gave a luau in the memory of the birthday of Queen Emma Kaleleonalani, on the grounds of the hospital. There were many people who were invited, and there were many who attended. We two [Evelyn Desha and Stephen Desha Jr.] were among the invited, and my companion [Mr. Desha] was invited to speak on the life of Queen Emma. There were many who entertained at that luau. Singing groups with their hula girls. Something that really made the two of us happy was our meeting and shaking hands with Admiral Nimitz, General Smith, and Governor Stainback. The ideas below are some that were spoken of by my friend on that afternoon.

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Albert Nahale-a entertains patients at Puumaile Hospital, 1945.

Celebration

In the afternoon of Sunday, June 3, the Hula Studio of Albert Nahale-a [Pa Hula a Albert Nahale-a] arrived at the Puumaile Hospital to entertain the patients at that home.

It was heard that a Hula Studio would come to entertain the patients, and it was questioned, who was coming down, and in the afternoon of Saturday it was clear, the Hula Studio that was coming down.

A little before the clock struck 3:00 P. M., the bell to rise rang. The people got up and made ready for the arrival of the Hula Studio. Nahale-a’s people arrived, and a little bit after 3:00 P. M. the emcee announced that they were ready to start the activities. Continue reading

John Kaalouahi dies at Kalaupapa,1924.

REV. JOHN KAALOUAHI HAS GONE.

He was born at Koae, Puna, Hawaii, in March 1858. He died at Kalaupapa, Molokai, on the morning of Wednesday of last week, Aug. 13, 1924.

He was 66 years old when he left behind this life.

He served as reverend for Halawa, Molokai for 30 or more years, and it was this sickness of body that took him away from his church, and he resided at Kalihi Hospital for one year and then was taken to Kalaupapa. He spent 6 months at Baldwin Home in Kalaupapa, and he passed away. He leaves behind 8 children who grieve for him, 2 boys and 6 girls, along with grandchildren. Five are here in Honolulu, two on Molokai, and one in Hilo, Hawaii.

With grief,

SAM KAALOUAHI.

(Kuokoa, 9/4/1924, p. 6)

REV. JOHN KAALOUAHI, UA HALA.

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke LXIII, Helu 36, Aoao 6. Sepatemaba 4, 1924.

On the Kauikeolani Children’s Hospital, 1914.

ASSISTANCE WANTED FOR THE HOSPITAL.

Because of a shortage of funds at the Kauikeolani Children’s Hospital, everyone living in this town is asked to give their assistance, as they are able, as per a flyer composed by the trustees of the hospital by way of W. O. Smith, the treasurer, and E. A. Mott-Smith, the chairman of the house committee.

From the inception of this children’s hospital until this past September, the number of patients hospitalized there reached about 1812, and most of them were in great difficulty.

The number of patients at the hospital in 1911 reached about 261; in 1912 there were 272; in 1913 there were 420; and this year, up until the 13th of October, there were 503.

With the proceeds, the expenses to run this hospital can be paid off until the end of the year; there is no way that there would be enough other than through receiving contributions from the public.

(Kuokoa, 11/13/1914, p. 4)

MAKEMAKE I MAU KOKUA NO KA HALEMA'I.

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke LII, Helu 46, Aoao 4. Novemaba 13, 1914.