Akua Kii found at Kawaihae, 1906.

A GOD IMAGE FOUND IN THE SAND.

Last week, there was digging, and found a was Hawaiian god image at Kawaihae, and it is believed that it is a kii of Kane. A Hawaiian was digging at the beach of Kawaihae for some rocks to build his house with, Continue reading

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A. A. Montano pictures of Kilauea! 1881.

[Found under: “ISLAND LOCALS.: About Town.”]

We have on our table a very fine set of photos of Kilauea Volcano, and some distant views of the lava flow, as well as some of the pahoehoe, taken by Montano. Truly our photographers are adventurous. Mr. Montano has certainly struck out a bold line in taking Kilauea.

[This is something I would like to see. Anybody know of any?]

(Hawaiian Gazette, 8/31/1881, p. 3)

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Hawaiian Gazette, Volume XVII, Number 35, Page 3. August 31, 1881.

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