An earlier description of prejudice, 1881.

[Found under: “EHIKU MAKAHIKI I NA AINA E!”]

Pertaining to Savannah and its nature.—In the early morning of the 7th of Mar. 1877, as the calm of night took flight, and the rays of the sun began to spread its beautiful light made faint by the spreading mist. Continue reading


Apologies given for a mistake, 1903.


Most native Hawaiians who have traveled in the States will appreciate the feelings of Prince Kuhio and his wife, as described below, the more because of personal experiences of their own. East of the Sierras any man of color, seeking first-class accommodations, is likely to be mistaken for a negro and treated accordingly. A year or more ago the Queen and her attendants were refused accommodations at a famous Eastern hotel because they were taken for the “Black Patti troupe.” White men with Hawaiian wives have been subjected to special annoyance on this score. Following is an account of Prince Kuhio’s mis-adventures: Continue reading

No Prejudice, 1893.


There is None, Thank Heaven, In America Now.

None So Poor We Do Not Do Them Reverence,

Provided They Have a Title in the Family.

Kanaka, Negro, the Child of Adventurer or Throned Lewdness, It Matters Not If the Title is Good.

Correspondence of the Mail.]

New York, May 30.—This is the age of liberality and emancipation—liberty of thought and emancipation from all confining prejudices. We live in an age in which all men and women may do as they please, provided they do not infringe on the rights of others, and we have found the happy millennium when all men are free and equal in age as they were at the time of their creation. Continue reading

What has changed, what has not changed, 1965–2020.

Campbell, Pauling, Izutsu, Browne and Mrs. Springel hold sign from Hawaii which was carried in march.

Hope Triumphed Over Fear, Says Honolulu Man Of March

Advertiser Staff Writer

Fear walked 50 miles of Alabama highway with the 300 civil rights marchers, but hope got them to Montgomery, Charles Campbell, a Honolulu man who made the march, said yesterday.

“We kept watching the bushes and the trees off the road, hoping against hope that no one was there,” said Campbell.

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William Haehae Heen faces racism from the United States, 1917.


A past issue of the Bulletin spread the news from Washington pertaining to W. H. Heen. The news being that the Senate is holding back their approval of Heen as Judge in place of Coke. The big reason behind this disapproval is that Heen is part Chinese [Hapa-pake]; where some Senators believe that this blood would not look well in a High Post in the Nation of the Unites States. How Astonishing! Continue reading