This is an independent blog. Please note that I am nowhere near fluent, and that these are not translations, but merely works in progress. Please do comment if you come across misreads or anything else you think is important.
We received news from Maui, reporting that William A. Kiha, one of the educated Hawaiians of the Archipelago, has left this life on a day last week.
Most of the old time Honolulu people as well as some young ones will not forget about WIlliam A. Kiha, teacher of the Independent School of English at the church of Kaumakapili. It was at that school that he served as teacher along with his brother Enoka Kalauao. There are many who became proficient at English being taught by William A. Kiha. The current editor of this newspaper [Joseph M. Poepoe] sought knowledge of English under him, at the school of Kaumakapili, for short periods of time. Continue reading →
IN THE MATTER OF THE PETItion of Lily Kekoa Ah Nee, Victoria Yat Kyau Kekoa Ah Nee, Edward Kekoa Ah Nee, George Kekoa Ah Nee, Jr., Violet Kekoa Ah Nee, Keamalu Kekoa Ah Nee, Pearl Kekoa Ah Nee, Jarrett Haalilio Kekoa Ah Nee, for change of name—Decree.
On consideration of the petition of Lily Kekoa Ah Nee, Victoria Yat Kyau Kekoa Ah Nee, Edward Kekoa Ah Nee, George Kekoa Ah Nee, Jr., Violet Kekoa Ah Nee, Keamalu Kekoa Ah Nee, Pearl Kekoa Ah Nee and Jarrett Haalilio Kekoa Ah Nee for a decree changing their names to Myra Liu, Victoria Yat Kyau Liu, Edward Ah Yen Liu, Raymond Liu, Violet Liu, Keamalu Meribah Liu, Pearlie Liu and Jarrett Liu, and there appearing to me to be good reasons for granting the same:
Now, therefore, by virtue of the authority in me by law vested, and thereunto enabling, I, Raymond C. Brown, Acting Governor of the Territory of Hawaii, do hereby order and decree that the names of Lily Kekoa Ah Nee, Victoria Yat Kyau Kekoa Ah Nee, Edward Kekoa Ah Nee, George Kekoa Ah Nee, Jr., Violet Kekoa Ah Nee, Keamalu Kekoa Ah Nee, Pearl Kekoa Ah Nee and Jarrett Haalilio Kekoa Ah Nee, be and hereby are changed to Myra Liu, Victoria Yat Kyau Liu, Edward Ah Yen Liu, Raymond Liu, Violet Liu, Keamalu Meribah Liu, Pearlie Liu and Jarrett Liu, and that a copy of this decree be published for at least four consecutive weeks in the “Honolulu Star-Bulletin,” a newspaper of general circulation in the Territory of Hawaii, published at Honolulu, Oahu, in said Territory.
Dated, October 19, A. D. 1927, at Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii.
RAYMOND C. BROWN. (SEAL) Acting Governor of Hawaii
[I am not sure when George Kekoa Ah Nee became Charles Kekoa Liu.]
“KE KUMULIPO,” A HAWAIIAN MOOLELO TO BE PUBLISHED BY JOSEPH L. KUKAHI.
We received a Hawaiian moolelo book being published by our good friend, Joseph L. Kukahi. The name of this book is “Ke Kumulipo,” and it is an authentic Hawaiian moolelo book showing the different ideas about the birth of this archipelago. Within this book are a number of beautiful mele showing the thoughts of the ancient composers of mele of ours pertaining to the birth of the first man, the first woman, and the land upon which we live. Continue reading →
E hoololi ana i ke kanawai i kapaia he kanawai e hooponopono ana i na inoa; i hooholoia ma ka la 24 o Augate, M. H. 1860.
E hooholoia e ka Moi a me ka Hale Ahaolelo o ko Hawaii Pae Aina i akoakoa iloko o ka Ahaolelo Kau Kanawai o ke Aupuni:
Pauku 1. E hoololiia a ma keia ua hoololiia no ka Pauku 6 o ke kanawai i kapaia “He Kanawai e hooponopono ana i na inoa,” i hooholoia ma ka la 24 o Augate, M. H. 1860, e pakui aku i kela Pauku 6 i na huaolelo, penei: “Koe nae mamuli o ka olelo hooholo a ke ‘Lii ka Moi iloko o ka Ahakukamalu, i hookumuia kela olelo hooholo maluna o ka palapala hoopii o ka mea e makemake ana e hoololi i kona inoa, a e hoolaha pono ia no ka lohe ana o ka lehulehu, aole e emi malalo o na hebedoma eha iloko o kekahi nupepa i oleloia maloko o ua olelo hooholo nei,” a e heluheluia ua pauku la penei: Continue reading →
Notice is hereby given, that from and after this date the Lands of Kalaupapa, Waikolu, and Kalauao, on the windward side of the Island of Molokai, set apart by the Board of Health for the isolation of Lepers, are strictly tabu, and all vessels are prohibited from touching or landing at either of them, except by special permission of the Board. Public attention is hereby called to Section 5 (A) of Chapter XXXIII of the Laws of 1870, to wit: Continue reading →
Claus Spreckels Esq. and Mrs. Spreckels arrived per Steamer City of Sydney, on Sunday morning at 3 a.m. Mr. Spreckels then proposed to get on board the Steamer Kilauea Hou, and proceed direct to Kahului, Maui. But the President of the Board of Health, present at the time, objected; and insisted that inasmuch as Mr. Spreckels had come ashore, Continue reading →
This past Monday, a woman and her daughter who is suffering from smallpox attempted to escape from the Government quarantine. They rented a car, shrouded the daughter, and went off to Ewa. Continue reading →
This is a picture of Mr. and Mrs. Florincio Loriozo, Filipinos who were recently married; but Mrs. Loirozo who was believed to be a woman is a man, but who has being wearing women’s clothing and other women’s accessories for a number of years.
In the history of marriages seen here in Hawaii, there is none like the story of a Filipino couple who were arrested by the police on the morning of this past Tuesday, that being the marriage of Florincio Lorioza, a Filipino, to Benito Ocho, a Filipino man, a short time ago.
We are publishing Article 101 of the Constitution of the Republic of Hawaii, so that the Lahui may understand it, and so that the Jurors for the upcoming August Session see it, that being this:
Article 101:—No person shall be eligible to be an Officer, Senator or Representative under the Republic, or an Elector of Senators or Representatives, or a Juror, until he shall have taken and subscribed the following oath or affirmation, viz: Continue reading →