Punchbowl replanted, 1876.

Twenty Minutes atop Puowina.—In the deep dark morning of this past Wednesday, we climbed atop Puowina to gaze upon the efforts of the King, which was joined in by the Chiefs and the makaainana to grow trees with the royal ones. The fence surrounding the plants are still secure but of the maybe four hundred or more trees that were planted, it appears only about a hundred or more trees are growing. Most of them are dead. The weeds that were cut down before the planting are growing as well, and the area where the planted trees are growing is on the Ewa side. The two reservoirs have gone dry, and the reservoir on the Waikiki side is from the rain. There are some clumps of sugarcane and banana plants growing, and if their fruit ripens, they will be savored. Outside of the fence, the wild cattle are grazing on the grass. We climbed up amongst the plantings for twenty minutes, and that was sufficient.

(Kuokoa, 1/1/1876, p. 2)

Iwakalua Minute Maluna o Puowina.

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XV, Helu 1, Aoao 2. Ianuari 1, 1876.

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Reforesting Puu Ohia, Oahu, 1900.

PERTAINING TO GROWING SANDALWOOD.

On the return of Governor Dole from his travels to Hawaii, he brought back some seed of trees growing in the mountains of that island to grow here on the ridges of Puu Ohia [Tantalus]. Among these were koa and iliahi seeds. This tree, the iliahi, will be increased; it was believed no longer existing on these islands because of abuse during the days of Kamehameha I. However, it is said that there is a great number of these trees growing in the mountains of Molokai. From here forth, the government will try to care well for these ancient tree of the land.

(Aloha Aina, 8/25/1900, p. 5)

NO KA HOOULU ANA I NA LAAU ILIAHI.

Ke Aloha Aina, Buke VI, Helu 34, Aoao 5. Augate 25, 1900.