First Kamehameha Song Contest, 1921.

KAMEHAMEHA BOYS TO SING TONIGHT FOR CUP TROPHY

A large silver loving cup, the George Alanson Andrus trophy, will be presented tonight as the prize at the first annual interclass singing competition of the Kamehameha Boys’ School. the contest will be on the steps of Bishop museum and will be open to the public. Chester G. Livingston will be chairman of the judges, but other judges will not be known until after the contest. Continue reading

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Good times, 1975.

The

Hawaiian

Music

Foundation

Presents

Na Pila Hawaiʻi

“THE MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS OF HAWAII”

in Concert

featuring

Kī hōʻalu

THE SLACK KEY GUITAR

  • Manu and Ipo Kahaialii
  • Raymond Kane
  • Alice Namakelua
  • William Panui Family

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Abraham Palekaluhi celebrates the birthday of King Kalakaua, 1877.

BIRTHDAY OF THE KING COMMEMORATED.

On Friday last week, that being the 16th of this month, in the early morning of the day, the blue of the heavens was seen without being blemished by any clouds; and the day showed in full its joy and bright visage, as if saying: “This is the day that the Royal One Kalakaua was born.” At midday at perhaps 12 noon, A. Palekaluhi spread out a luau table filled with delicacies to satisfy one’s desires.

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