John B. Madins Jr., paperboy, 1916.

ALERT STAR-BULETIN NEWSBOYS—NO. 5

JOHN B. MADINS, JR.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Madins of Nuuanu street, near Kukui street. John was born in Honolulu in November, 1895. In a railroad accident at Waialua in 1912 Continue reading

Star-Bulletin Newsboy feature, 1916.

ALERT STAR-BULLETIN  NEWSBOYS—NO. 3

HERMAN FREITAS.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Freitas of Asylum Road. Born in San Francisco, California, September 14, 1902. Continue reading

Mr. and Mrs. David K. Kama celebrate golden wedding anniversary, 1936.

Mr. and Mrs. David K. Kama Sr. have been living in the pure bonds of marriage for fifty years. The two of them were married on the 17th of April at Holualoa, Kona in the year 1886. They gave a party to commemorate their Jubilee marriage at their home in Honolulu on Friday last week. It was the greatest praise in gratitude to God in giving them this great blessing of  life, allowing them to have these happy years in the pure bonds of marriage. Continue reading

Flora Hayes at the Bishop Museum, 1965.

Flora Hayes is translating letters of Isle kings, queens and princes

By DENBY FAWCETT

Flora Kaai Hayes, who couldn’t pass her academic course at Kamehameha School for Girls in 1913, has become one of the Bishop Museum’s most avid scholars of Hawaiiana.

Mrs. Hayes, a former seven-term member of the Territorial House of Representatives, is translating from Hawaiian the letters of King Kalakaua, Queen Kapiolani and Prince Kuhio.

“I was so mischievous that the officials at Kamehameha wouldn’t pass me fromthe academic department,” she said.

Sneaking off the campus to buy see-moi, cakes, candy and pie for her dormitory pals, who claimed they were starving from the institutional food, was one of her special pranks. Continue reading