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.
Because the land has entered in the war, local news cannot be published in the newspapers without being permitted by the war department. One of these local news stories is the return of the Old Woman Pele to Hawaii nei, but not to her regular home at Halemaumau, but at Mokuaweoweo.
Because Memorial Day [ka la Lu Pua] fell on this Sunday, therefore the parade was postponed until the following Monday; there were not that many people who went to watch the events of the day.
If this Monday was the actual Memorial Day, then there would have been a lot of spectators; such as by strewing flowers on graves and then return and watch the parade as they marched up for Maemae Cemetery. Continue reading →
THREE OF NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS HERE TO INFANTRY SCHOOL
Three members of the Hawaii national guard (298th Infantry), will go to Fort Benning, Ga., to attend the infantry school which will be held at that post from February 28 to May 28, according to orders received from the secretary of war by Col. Percy M. Smoot, commandant. They are Capt. Oliver H. Kapau, Capt. Clarence J. Olds and Master Sgt. James Akana Ai. Continue reading →
To the Editor of the Kuokoa Newspaper, Aloha oe:—Please insert in your pride of the nation, our bundle of tears of sadness, about our beloved who departed this life, so that the family and many friends living from Hawaii, the Island of Keawe all the way to Kauai of Manokalanipo will know. Continue reading →
From when we left Honolulu until we reached Japan, I have been reminiscing about you and younger brother, Emperor. The first port we entered was Nagasaki in Japan, which is the port which American ships regularly enter; and from this port we went to Vladivostok. While in Nagasaki, I sent a postcard, and perhaps you have received it. In the month of February, I sent $100; I have not received a response from you, papa. I am sending another $75 by bank draft; tell me if you receive this money. Siberia is a cold land, and we have everything we need. When we arrived in this land, we were well taken care of by the group “Knights of Columbus.” Continue reading →
Charles K. Burrows, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. David N. Burrows, 2619 Ahekolo St., has been graduated from the U. S. Naval Dental Technicians School in Bainbridge, Md., and is now on furlough in Europe. Continue reading →
—It is expected that our first and nearest insular possession in the Pacific—the Sandwich Islands—will soon have a representative in the Military Academy at West Point, in the person of Mr. Joseph Kaiponohea Aea. Mr. Aea is a young man of eighteen years, a pure-blood Hawaiian native. Continue reading →