More on the Ceylon, 1882.

The Ceylon at Hilo.

Our thanks are tendered to the writer of the following interesting sketch:

The English steamer Ceylon left Hilo for San Francisco at half-past nine o’clock on Monday morning, April 17th. Owing to the absence from Hilo of Judge Lyman, the Japanese Embassy were taken in charge by Fred. Lyman, Jr., who furnished them with mules for the volcano, and attended to all the details of the trip and of their stay in Hilo, and escorted them on board the Ceylon at 4 P. M. on Sunday, the hour set for sailing.

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John Papa Ii goes on makaikai to Puuloa, 1865.

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

A Visitation.—Last Thursday, the Hon. J. Ii and his daughters went on a tour of the many lochs of Pearl Harbor [ke Awa-lau o Puuloa], and the bathing waters of Kaahupahau, that shark,* Continue reading

Queen Liliuokalani’s circuit around the island, 1891.

THE ROYAL TOUR.

Her Majesty the Queen was entertained at Makao, near Hauula, Koolauloa, on Saturday by Mr. Lane and other prominent Hawaiians of that locality. In the afternoon, the Queen went  out canoe riding, the canoe being drawn by a lively span of horses by means of ropes attached to the canoe.The horses were ridden at full gallop, the canoe skimming along the surface of the water at a lively rate. After the novel canoe ride Her Majesty and many others went out sea bathing. Continue reading

Joseph Nawahi’s account of his first trip to San Francisco, 1874.

Travels to San Francisco.

Early Desire to see Foreign Lands.

DELIGHTING IN THE BEAUTY.

(Written by the Hon. J. Nawahi for the Kuokoa.)

O Kuokoa Newspaper, Aloha oe:—

I give my thanks to you for your kindness in taking my presentation of the things I saw during my travels to San Francisco. But before I begin to tell of the story of this trip, I ask for your kind graciousness in letting me tell of my reason for going to this place, for perhaps some people are mistaken or unclear, according to what I have heard, like what some who seek to deceive have published in a Newspaper while I was in foreign lands. Continue reading