Awa shop in Waianae is closed, 1869.

[Found under: “NU HOU KULOKO: Oahu.”]

Awa Shop in Waianae Closed.—This past Tuesday, the Awa Shop of Kihikihi folks at the place mentioned above closed. Continue reading

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Reward for turning people in who secretly sell awa, 1869.

($20.00) REWARD!

I will give that money award to anyone who gets an Arrest Warrant and testifies before the Circuit Court Judge against the person or persons who,

SECRETLY SELL AWA,

in the District of Ewa and Waianae, and not at my Awa Shop in Waianae, Oahu.

William PINEHASA WOOD.


($10.00) REWARD

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“Aole na ka malihini e ao mai ia’u i ka mooolelo o ko’u lahui…” 1868.

Hawaiian History, by Hawaiians.

The early history of all nations without a literature, is necessarily traditionary. That of the Hawaiians, previous to the advent of the missionaries, is of course derivable from the traditions handed down from father to son, of those families immediately attendant upon the chiefs, known by the term of kahus—literally, body attendants. These body servants constituted a class of themselves, and it was their province not only to wait on the chiefs personally, but to carefully commit to memory and to transmit to their successors, everything connected with the birth and lineage of their lords—quite after the style of the bards and harpers of olden times in Britain. Continue reading

Plagiarism? 1868.

The History of S. M. Kamakau.

Aloha no.—These past Saturdays I saw within Whitney’s newspaper [Pacific Commercial Advertiser] them calling the haole government paper [Hawaiian Gazette], a thief, because of the translation of the History of S. M. Kamakau, into the English language, and for inserting it within some past issues of that newspaper. In my opinion, those pebbles pelted in contempt are not right at all. Continue reading

Explanation of abbreviations, 1906.

ANNOUNCEMENTS OF DOCUMENTS RECORDED IN THE RECORDER’S  OFFICE.

ABBREVIATIONS [HUA HOAILONA].

We publish in this column announcements of documents submitted for recording at the Recorder’s Office [Keena Kakau Kope] here in Honolulu, as well as the documents recorded there. However, in order for those who read this column to understand it, they will need to know first the abbreviations shown below: Continue reading

Kalihi Waena School principal fined, 1918.

THE PRINCIPAL OF KALIHI WAENA SCHOOL FOUND GUILTY AND FINED $50.

Some time ago, the principal of Kalihi Waena School was sued for whipping William Furtado, one of the students of that school. When the case was heard in the district court of Honolulu nei, before Judge B. Lightfoot, the judge postponed his ruling, and the other day he gave his ruling and found the one sued guilty and fined him $50.00. Continue reading