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.
These are the signs of the Flu: a headache, sore throat, red eyes and muscle aches, but the back has the most pain. Sometimes, the pain is not severe and other times it is; and after three days of this then it begins to get better. These signs of the flu are not harmful to a person, but what is harmful is coming down with pneumonia after the Flu; and three days pass by and the person feels a little better and he thinks he is cured, and goes about outside and that is when pneumonia strikes. The only way a person will not get pneumonia is by laying down quietly and keeping warm and eating appropriate foods. You should not eat beef and fish; tea and coffee [??? ume kapa]. Continue reading →
To clear up the confusion and misunderstandings of some people, pertaining to David Palakiko Keawehaku, the one whose case was heard in police court [aha hoomalu] for practicing medicine without a license, Continue reading →
She was born from Kaoao (m) and Kukona (f), at Iao, Wailuku, Maui, on March 17, 1853. In the month of February, 1855, she was taken as hanai by Kaholokula (m) and Keaka, her grandparents, at Hulaia, Hamakuapoko. In the year 1862, Continue reading →
A popular and highly esteemed member of the medical profession, Dr. M. Makalua, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., died on Tuesday at 30, Warrior-square. He was noted for his philanthropy, and both he and his wife, who died 14 months ago, were intensely interested in all work for the poor. Continue reading →
It was said in the report of Dr. Hillebrand that was printed in the Polynesian, the number of sick treated in the hospital from the 1st of August, 1859 until now, is 1,354! 835men, 519 women. Of these people, 107 are inpatients; 76 men and 31 women. There were 12 who died, and over 4,000 doses of medicines were administered. The hospital is currently at full capacity. Continue reading →
Melancholy Death of Dr. Beraz.—By the arrival yesterday of the Nettie Merrill from Lahaina, intelligence was received of the finding on Tuesday morning last, of the dead body of Dr. H. Beraz, a much esteemed German physician residing on East Maui, under circumstances that indicate that he was either drowned in crossing the gulch of Kapia, orthat he had met with foul play. A letter from an intelligent native, Mr. Aholo, relates the following circumstances: Continue reading →