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.
On the 2nd of this December, the Tax Assessor [Luna Auhau] of this island of Molokai came in person to the colony of Kalawao, the place of the castaways who are afflicted with wounds of an incurable sickness, that being leprosy [mai lepera], which is called he Chinese sickness [mai Pake]. Continue reading →
Nani wale kuu home ku kilakila I ka ulu wehiwehi o na pua Hookahi pua oi ma kuu home O ka pua melia lei onaona Onaona na maka o kuu makua I ka noho i ka malu lau ohai Eia au la ko lei mamo Malalo o ka mana o ka Papa Ola He aloha e ka leo o kuu makua I ke kaukau mai me ka waimaka Mehe ‘la a e i mai ana ia’u He aloha kuu hoapili o ka hale Kuu hoa i ka hale lana i ke kai I ke kai malihini o Kawaihae Kau aku ka manao no Waimea E ike i ka ua kipuupuu Alo aku o ke anu a o Mana E kilohi i ka nani o Maunakea Ilaila makou i luana ai Me o’u kupuna a i hala aku Haina ia mai ana ka puana He aloha pau ole no kuu home.
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 →
Mr. Solomon Hanohano, Aloha oe:—Please insert in an empty space in the Kuokoa, the announcement of the secretary of the Board of Health [Papa Ola] placed outside of the store of the Board of Health at Kalaupapa, Molokai, pertaining to the people who contracted the ailment that separates families, Continue reading →
Quartet Sings Old Hymns of Hawaii For Leper Colony
A program of sacred Hawaiian music will be heard through KGU this evening from 6:10 to 6:30. A mixed quartet under direction of Olivia Nakea will present the first of a series of songs for “shut-ins” throughout the territory. Continue reading →
Honolulu, July 9, The Board of Health announced the release of 30 leprosy patients from Kalihi, those who were recently treated by the new medicinal oil researched by Professor Dean of the University of Hawaii, and these released patients will return to their homes, and right after being examined by the Board of Medical Examiners [Papa Komisina o na Kauka]. Also announced by the Board of Health that perhaps no more patients will be sent to Kalaupapa in the future if they go to Kalihi at the right time and are treated by this new method. Continue reading →
Kalani Noholoa brought before the First Circuit Court [Aha Kaapuni Ekahi] a petition for divorce from her husband David Noholoa who lives in the land of suffering being striken by the illness that separates families. Continue reading →
There was a letter that has reached us saying that the Hero of the jagged Cliffs of the Koolau districts is incensed, hearing the boasts of some people pertaining to him; and he responds saying, Continue reading →
Trip of Leprosy Patients from Kailua, Hawaii, until Kalihi Kai, Oahu.
O Famous one, L. H. Gulick [L. H. Kulika], Captain of the Kuokoa Newspaper:—Aloha oe.
Please place this essay of a member of this trip of the leprosy patients, being that perhaps you will travel once again to Kauai next week, and so too to Maui, all the way to Hawaii, meeting with people suffering from this disease where the skin breaks out, and with the Police and those who serve the Law, and show them this: Continue reading →