Proclamation of the first Merrie Monarch Festival, 1964.

Keala Lovell of the Hawaii Visitors’ Bureau is shown displaying the proclamation for the first “Merry Monarch Festival,” which opens in Hilo, Hawaii, today. The program continues until Saturday. Continue reading

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Famous safe bought at auction, 1897.

PORTUGUESE BUY A RELIC

STORY OF AN OLD BURGLARY REVIVED.

Safe That Was Once Robbed of $800 in Gold Coin—At Custom House Sale Yesterday—Society Pick Up a Curio.

The Portuguese Mutual Benefit Society of Honolulu had carried to its meeting hall today a large iron safe which has a romance connected with it that is very interesting indeed. The safe was purchased by the President of the society at an auction sale at Morgan’s for the small sum of $35. There was no demand for the safe and the auctioneer congratulate himself upon securing the sum he did. Continue reading

More on the Lunalilo Circle performance of Laieikawai, 1923.

LUNALILO CIRCLE STAGES FINE SHOW AT NEW PRINCESS

‘In the Forest of Hawaii’ Is Excellent Production; To Be Repeated Tonight

The first performance of “In the Forest of Hawaii” was presented by the members of Lunalilo Circle No.279 before an enthusiastic crowd at the New Princess theater last night. Continue reading

Laieikawai and Death of Cook at the Opera House, 1902.

Next Attraction at the Opera House.

There was a very good rehearsal last evening of the Hawaii Ponoi Dramatic Club in their hall on Kaahumanu street. This club will give a dramatic entertainment next Saturday evening at the Opera House. Continue reading

Memorial to King Kamehameha III, 1912.

Memorial To Kamehameha III Perhaps To Be Built

The Daughters of Hawaii residing in Honolulu have decided to build a Memorial to Kamehameha III, the kindhearted Alii, in the place where the alii  was born in Keauhou, and sent Miss Ana Paris to look at the place and report back to the Association. Continue reading

Kaahumanu Society commemorates King Kauikeaouli, 1924.

In Kawaiahao Church, on Sunday, the 16th of March, the Kaahumanu society will hold a commemoration for King Kauikeaouli, like the announcement that was printed in this paper, and all the members of the Kaahumanu  Societies are wanted to have a commemorative gathering of that type on their islands.

(Kuokoa, 3/6/1924, p. 1)

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke LXIII, Helu 10, Aoao 1. Maraki 6, 1924.