Report on the Patients of Kalaupapa
In the report of the President of the Board of Health [Papa Ola], Dr. J. S. B. Pratt, pertaining to the patients of the leprosy colony at Kalaupapa, the number of patients living there has decreased, being that during the past June there were 587 patients at Kalaupapa, which is 42 less than the previous year. Continue reading
HE MELE NO JOHN WISE
A he ohohia nui no Keoni Waika
Ka elele hiwahiwa a ka lahui
Hui like mai kakou
E koho me ka lokahi.
Hookahi mea nui i anoi ia
O ka pono kaulike o ka lehulehu
Mai Hawaii o Keawe
A Kauai o Mano. Continue reading
WIFE BEATER’S WORK UNCOVERS A SUSPECT
Emalia Kaihumua, a sister of “Sweet” Emalia, whose record with the police extends over a number of years, was severely beaten by her husband yesterday, her jaw being broken with a demijohn. The injured woman was brought to the police station, and she was given medical treatment. Continue reading
ASSISTANCE FOR THE DELEGATES.
The Treasurer of the Delegates’ Funds, Miss Lucy Peabody, received from the Head Secretary of the Patriotic League [Ahahui Aloha Aina] of the Hawaiian Archipelago, fifteen dollars ($15.00) from the Patriotic League of Kalaupapa, Molokai.
[Even fifteen dollars was a great sum of money during those days.]
(Aloha Aina, 2/26/1898, p. 5)
Ke Aloha Aina, Buke IV, Helu 9, Aoao 5. Feberuari 26, 1898.
ALOHA FOR REMEMBERING.
Yes, our hearts are awed and deeply moved seeing the beloved assistance of the patients of Kalaupapa for the Delegates of the lahui. This is a great gift for us for it arrived like manna from heaven; the little amount that they sent is far greater than the thousands and hundreds from those who are prosperous. For their living is not in luxury, nor in joy, but in constant grief, sorrow, and anguish. And as there was encouragement to all Patriots urging them to give assistance to our Delegates, a feeling of excitement awoke in the minds of these frail ones to give aloha to their fellow men who are tirelessly working in the fury of Washington for the rights of the land, the people, and the monarchy of Hawaii. Continue reading
HE WEHI NO KUU KAMA
He iini he aloha no kuu kamalei
E hoi e pili poli o ka makua
Kuu lei daimana e anapa i ka la
Kuu pua melia onaona i ka ihu
Kuu lei hulu mamo kahiko i ke kino
Kuu ahuula nani kau i ka poohiwi
Kuu lei alii i ka pili umauma
Kuu hiialo hoi o na la opio
Kuu pua hoonani kahiko o ka hale
Hoi mai kaua ka la’i i Apua
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