An Incomprehensible Law—Discrepancy Between the English and Hawaiian Versions.
In the case of an appeal from the Waialua District Court, respecting an alleged kahuna, Judge Preston yesterday rendered a decision in the Intermediary Court substantially as follows: Continue reading →
HAWAIIAN BOARD OF HEALTH.—Some one has asked, what is the meaning of the announcement of the establishment of the above entitled body. The law of 1868 provides for the appointment by the King of three “native born Hawaiians,” Continue reading →
LET ALL MEN know the thoughts of the Hawaiian Medical Practitioners [Kahuna Lapaau Hawaii], they who number one hundred and fifty. O Ke Au Okoa, speak their thoughts. About how we will bear this immense right of ours impeccably, without deceit. Let them be instructed to put behind these evil thing: evil sorcery [anaana], imitative magic [hoopiopio], sending spirits [hoounauna], and the deification of all evil things; Continue reading →
Unlicensed Medical Practitioner.—This past Monday, a man named Kapohaku was brought before the Police Court [Aha Hoomalu] after being charged with practicing medicine without a license. He admitted his guilt, therefore, Continue reading →
Hawaiian Medical Practitioners.—At the sitting of the Hawaiian Board of Health [Papa Ola Hawaii] these past days, as a result of the Hawaiian Medical Practitioners asking for Licenses for them to practice. Continue reading →
The battles between Kalaniopuu, the King of Hawaii, with Kahekili, the King of Maui.
The years 1775, 1776, 1777, 1778, and 1778. Kalaniopuu went to war at Kaupo on Maui, with his Alii, his war Officers, and his soldiers. Kalaniopuu first went to war at Kaupo, and he tortured the makaainana of Kaupo by clubbing their foreheads with his war club [newa]. This battle was called Kalaehohoa [“Clubbing-of-the-Forehead”] Continue reading →