DEDICATION OF ELECTRIC LIGHTS
This past Wednesday night, Honolulu’s crowd came out parading in droves, approximately 7,000 strong, to check out the first time the six electric lights which we made known the other day were lit, under the organization and expense of Mr. C. O. Berger, and those who assisted him to install this type of new electricity to this land, but which is regularly known to some other places in the world. Continue reading
The birthday of Ka Haku o Hawaii.
That is this 20th of May, and it is being moved to the 21st; it will be a day of celebration, and therefore the Legislature will be postponed to the 23rd of May.
[The celebration was held on the following day because the 20th fell on a Sunday that year.]
(Hae Hawaii, 5/16/1860, p. 28)
Ka Hae Hawaii, Buke 5, Ano Hou—Helu 7, Aoao 28. Mei 16, 1860.
Rise of Yew Char to Position In Legislature Like Alger Story
First American of Full Chinese Ancestry To Have Place In Lower House
Was Once Bootblack and Newsboy On the Streets of Honolulu
From newsboy and bootblack, plying his trades in the streets of Honolulu, to member of the house of representatives of the territorial legislature, summarizes the career of Yew Char, local photographer who is the first American citizen of pure Chinese ancestry to be accorded a seat in the law-making body. Continue reading
Nobles and Representatives—
A great calamity has befallen the Island of Hawaii. My duty to my subjects has called me away from my Capital, and I have delegated a Royal Commission, presided over by my well-beloved father, to open the regular session of the legislature. Continue reading
E na ‘Lii a me ka Poeikohoia—
Ua loohia mai ka pilikia nui maka mokupuni o Hawaii. Ke kono mai nei ka hana o ka’u oihana, e hele aku au iwaena o ko’u mau Makaainana, oiai, iloko o keia mau la pilikia o lakou; ae haalele iho i ke Kulanakauhale Alii o ka Aupuni. Ua haawi aku au i kekahi Komisina Alii, e hoomalu ia’na e ko’u Makuakane aloha nui ia, ma ke ano Peresidena, a na ia Komisina e wehe ae i ka haalawai ana, o ke Kau Ahaolelo o keia makahiki. Continue reading
[Found under: “Na Mea Hou o Ke Alo Alii”]
King Kapuaiwa.—At half past 10 in the night of this past Wednesday, the King landed at Ainahou aboard his royal schooner Kamaile. When he landed, his regular horse carriage was awaiting him, and when he got on it, he travelled straight for his Palace at Iolani. Continue reading
NEWS FROM KALAWAO.
We received letters from the colony of Kalawao, island of Molokai, telling of some news from there.
MAN JUMPED OFF CLIFF.
On the 6th of this month, the Superintendent [Luna Nui] of the Colony of Kalawao received news that a man named Paele jumped off the cliff on the previous 5th. This man went to cut firewood on the Iliilikaa Cliff at Kalaupapa on the 5th of this month. And the people of the house were puzzled that he did not return that night. The following day, his dead body was found at the base of the Iliilikaa Cliff by Kaluna and Kawahauila, Continue reading