Queen Victoria Picture given to subscribers of Kuokoa, 1879.

PRESENT FOR 1879.

PICTURE OF VICTORIA!

THE QUEEN OF ENGLAND.

This beautiful picture will be given to all those who take the Kuokoa newspaper for 1879, with payment for the subscription of two dollars before the 31st of March. Continue reading

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More on the A. A. Montano picture of Queen Emma, 1880.

Mr. Montano has presented us with a handsome photograph of Her Majesty the Queen Dowager. The portrait is a full length and represents Her Majesty in a commanding position, standing, with her dress train sweeping into the foreground; the features and figure are admirably clear; Continue reading

A. A. Montano takes pictures of Queen Emma, 1880.

Mr. Montana [A. A. Montano] has lately made an addition to his premises in Fort Street in the form of a photographic show room, which will well repay a visit. A large number of the productions of his studio and of other works of art are to be seen there tastefully arranged and forming a really interesting collection. Continue reading

Queen Emma portrait offered for 1881 subscription of Kuokoa, 1880.

THE

KUOKOA NEWSPAPER

FOR 1881!

“While the rain is still in the sky, clear the fields below.”

“Time and tide wait for no man; we need to be prepared.”

Therefore, O Friends of

“The Greatest Prize of the Hawaiian Nation.”

Make ready for the benefits of the

KUOKOA

carried and place before you for the new coming year. Continue reading

Tourism and the revival of lauhala, 1936.

Tourist Business In Hawaii Booms As Result Of Publicity

An influx of visitors to the Hawaiian islands during the past few years has revived many of the interesting traditions and practices of Old Hawaii.

This paradox was recently pointed out by Percy A. Swift, manager of the merchandise department of American Factors, Ltd., in a discussion of Hawaii’s tourist industry.

“An interesting sidelight of the travel business here has been the way it has encouraged Island customs and activities,” he said. “The nourishing influence of tourist interest has given added impetus to the lei tradition, for example; and it has revived native sports such as surfing and outrigger canoe riding, which were on the point of dying out 15 years ago.” Continue reading