Kamehameha Alumni to build building in honor of Ida M. Pope, 1919.

A MEMORIAL FOR MISS IDA M. POPE.

Work to build a building as a home for the girls is being planned, and this building will be a memorial to Miss Ida M. Pope who served as the first principal of the Kamehameha School for girls for twenty years.

At the last work meeting of the Kamehameha Alumni Association which met last Saturday, the association decided to build a memorial to the woman who put effort in and worked for the good of Hawaiian girls, and gave the past 20 years of her life working at the school. Continue reading

Phoebe Hanuna weds Lyons K. Kakani, 1890.

THE KAWAIAHAO BOARDING SCHOOL.

On the first days of this week, the examination of the students of the girls’ boarding school of Kawaiahao was held in the school. The examinations began and there was a break on Tuesday. There were things for sale prepared by the students, they being decorations and desserts made by the students themselves. It was something they learned outside of book learning. Continue reading

Kanoho Pahio, former student at Waialua Girls’ Boarding School, 1881.

[Found under: “NA LETA A NA HAUMANA O HALEIWA, WAIALUA.]

Arno, Dec. 1, 1881.

Miss Mary E. Green. Much aloha to you:—

I am only sending a letter to you now. The Hoku Ao landed on Nov. 23. There was a lot of news in the letters and newspapers. Continue reading

Lilia Palapala, former student at Waialua Girls’ Boarding School, 1881.

LETTERS FROM THE STUDENTS OF HALEIWA, WAIALUA.

Keaiwa, Kau, Feb. 21, 1881.

Mrs. Mary E. Green. Teacher of the Boarding School of Haleiwa, Waialua,Oahu. Aloha to you and all of the students under your care.

I saw your announcement in the Kuokoa Newspaper of this year, pertaining to the students of Haleiwa the, fromthe time of O. H. Gulick until this time, and the pertaining questions.

Now, I am one of the students from the time of O. H. Gulick, and I am pleased to answer your questions. And here are the questions and answers.

Q 1 What is your name?

A Lilia Palapala Continue reading

Rebekah Kaheiki Kaualua, former student at Waialua Girls’ Boarding School, 1881.

[Found under: “NA LETA A NA HAUMANA O HALEIWA, WAIALUA.”]

Kalapana, Puna, Hawaii, Apr. 29, 1881.

Miss Mary E. Green, Aloha oe:—

I am truly blessed to answer to you as to the questions pertaining to us, the students. And these are the answers to those questions:

1. What is your name?

Miss Rebekah Kaheiki. Continue reading

Speaking of Waoala, does anyone know of its location? 1876.

Waoala, Waialua.

O Ka Lahui Hawaii;—Aloha:

While we were living in the calm of the forests moistened by the cold beads of dew of the mountains while we reveled in the sweet calls of the birds and enjoyed the swaying of the trees that were lush with dark green foliage of the forests, as the cool scent of maile wafted strongly from all around where we sat. The thought to write some sentences was induced, and these are they:—

You may be wondering about the name Waoala. That place is in the mountains of Waialua. There perhaps is no other fine place like it, if we are not mistaken. Continue reading

Mary Papa, former student at Waialua Girls’ Boarding School, 1881.

[Found under: “NA LETA A NA HAUMANA O HALEIWA, WAIALUA.]

Aala, Honolulu, July 6, 1881.

Miss Mary E. Green: Much aloha to you and the students of the school, who enjoy the comfort of Haleiwa, my dear home where I was educated.

I have great appreciation for your thoughts which were printed in the Nupepa Kuokoa in January of this year, calling to us, the students of Haleiwa from the time of Rev. O.  H. Gulick until today; and being that I was a student of the school, I am  glad to respond. Here below are the drops of lehua nectar of the bird of Waoala.*

Question 1. What is your name?

Answer. Mary Papa. Continue reading