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Before the Police Courts, and the District Courts, and before the Circuit Judge in the Court of the Island of Maui. And a composer of documents of all sorts, and a collector of debts. Continue reading →
Lawyers.—By the following list of attorneys licensed to practice in the Courts, published by the Clerk of the Court, it would appear that the people of this Kingdom are not likely to suffer for want of legal advice. Among the names will be found that of the third Associate Justice of the Supreme Court and that of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the latter of whom at least, condescends to furnish legal advice for a valuable consideration:
Austin, James W. Davis, R. G. Dole, S. B. Harris, C. C. Harris, Frank H. Halai, James D. Continue reading →
LIST OF NAMES OF THE LAWYERS WHO ARE APPROVED to conduct business in the Supreme Court and below, and who are residing in this Nation:
S. L. Austin ….. September 8, 1852 S. W. Mahelona ….. October 30, 1856 J. Kauai ….. February 2, 1857 Jona Kupau ….. Feberuary 19, 1857 H. J. Wana ….. March 5, 1857 Z. Kakani ….. May 5, 1857 J. Kaluhi ….. August 25, 1857 D. H. Hikikoki [D. H. Hitchcock] ….. October 12, 1857 E. G. Hikikoki [E. G. Hitchcock] ….. January 19, 1857 Continue reading →
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 →