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.
There will be a new weekly newspaper appearing in Hilo. This information was learned from an announcement to the office of the treasurer of the Territory on the past Saturday morning, in a letter to the office making it known that a weekly, “Ka Leo o ka Lehulehu” was ready to be printed every Friday at the printing office of the Hawaii Herald Publishing Company.
B. H. Kelekolio is the editor of this new newspaper that is making an appearance, and he is the one who established this new paper. It is a newspaper that will be published in the Hawaiian language, and its columns will be filled with only Hawaii news.
The Natives of Kaneohe Show Their Feeling Towards the Present Government.
Ua paneia e W. M. Kipikona na mea i hoikeike ia iho nei, e pili ana i ke aupuni e ku nei, o ka poe ma ke poo ke hilinai nei lakou ma o na haole la o ka aina, o na kamaaina hoi, aole o lakou hilinai iki i ka Moi a me kona mau Kuhina, i ko lakou hooponopono ana i ke aupuni. Ua ike ia ka hemahema o ko Kipikona mau alakai ana i ka manao o ka lehulehu, a e ike ia ka manao o na kamaaina o ka aina e like me na mea i kakauia malalo iho. (Ua kakauia keia ma ka olelo Hawaii e like me ka mea i ike maka ia a i lohe ia mai ka poe nona na inoa malalo iho o keia, a i kakau inoa ia e lakou me ka maopopo pono.)
Ua makemake makou i aupuni maemae, i aupuni e hooponopono noeau ia ana, a e malama ia ana na loaa a pau no kou homealoha, kou aina makuahine—”ua pau loa na alii oiaio ia Lunalilo i hala e aku nei.” O D. Kalakaua aole oia he Alii io; aole makou i noi i na Lunamakaainana e koho iaia; aole no hoi o makou makemake iaia, e like me na kahoaka i ike ia i kona la i koho ia ai. Continue reading →
This is the first page of the first issue of the daily Alakai o Hawaii newspaper available online. It is a paper that ran Mondays through Saturdays. This is already the 8th issue of the 1st Volume. Where are the first seven? And after this, there are only the 12th, 18th, and 52nd issues available (41 missing issues)!
There is an announcement on the second page of the 8/31/1887 issue saying that they are boosting their print run from 600 copies to 800. Hopefully that means more copies possibly can be found. Keep your eyes peeled!
Ke Alakai o Hawaii, Buke 1, Helu 8, Aoao 1. Augate 31, 1887.
The Au Okoa which ran from 4/24/1865 to 3/27/1873 was the medium for official announcements of the kingdom, including the proceedings of the legislature, as well as for the publication of new laws. Continue reading →
A Weekly newspaper with enjoyable stories for the Hawaiian Home which are translated straight from very famous story books, and which will be printed with their very own pictures to adorn its delicate body for the benefit of the public, and it will be printed with some scholarly items. Continue reading →