Sandwich Island Jots.
Dates from Honolulu by the bark D. C. Murray, are to June 19th. The following items are furnished by the Commercial Advertiser:
The Mauna Loa sailed from Honolulu on the 15th of February last, for islands north or south of the Equator, where she was to procure bonded laborers for the Board of Immigration. Continue reading
The Hawaiian Coolie Trader, the Bark Maunaloa.
The Bark “Maunaloa” has been fitted out by the Hawaiian Government for a cruise among the various groups of the South Pacific, for the purpose of obtaining coolies for service upon our sugar plantations.
Our next door neighbor, Mr. Damon, in the “Friend” of this month, pronounces his benediction upon the bark, and bids the enterprise God-speed. We can neither say amen to his benediction, nor join with him in wishing the enterprise success. Continue reading
E KOKUA ANA I NA POE MAI NA AINA E, E KOMO MAI ANA ILOKO O KEIA AUPUNI E NOHO AI.
NO KA MEA, he mea nui ka hooki ana i ka emi ana o na kanaka o keia pae aina a me ka emi o ka Lahui Hawaii; nolaila, Continue reading
By authority of the Board of Immigration, the undersigned solicits proposals for furnishing a
Schooner or Other Vessel,
Of sufficient capacity to accommodate at least
Forty Immigrant Passengers,
Such vessel will be required to proceed to the
GILBERT AND CAROLINE ISLANDS
And such other points as my be designated by the Board, or the Agent who may be selected, to take charge of the enterprise.
PROPOSALS will be received until the First Day of September next.
Further information may be obtained by application to
Ferdinand W. Hutchison.
Bureau of Immigration,
August 25th, 1868.
(Hawaiian Gazette, 9/16/1868, p. 2)
Hawaiian Gazette, Volume IV, Number 35, Page 2. September 16, 1868.
The Ship Maunaloa.—This past Monday, the three-masted ship the Maunaloa left for the islands of the south of this Pacific Ocean to bring laborers back; it was sent by the Board of Immigration [Papa Hoopae Limahana] as per the Law that passed on the 23rd of June, 1868.
(Au Okoa, 2/18/1869, p. 2)
Ke Au Okoa, Buke IV, Helu 44, Aoao 2. Feberuari 18, 1869.
FOR THE HAWAIIAN PEOPLE
O Kuokoa Newspaper; Aloha oe:
Some thoughts welled up within me pertaining to something printed by you on a page on the past 1st of March, Helu 14; about some matters dealing with increasing the people of our islands, if it is something appropriate to do. Continue reading
[Found under: “KA NU HOU HAWAII.”]
On the deck of the German ship, “Pricilla” brought a group of Portuguese numbering 120 Continue reading