On the 19th of June, the ship name the Scioto [Kioko] landed, 33 days from Japan, with 147 contracted laborers to work for three years. There are six of these people who came with their wives. There was one baby born on the ship during the voyage on the ocean. Continue reading
[Found under: “HUNAHUNA MEA HOU O HAWAII NEI.”]
Died at the sugar mill.—An announced was made to us by John Kapuahewa of Waioli, Kauai, about the death of Kumuhonua at the sugar mill, on the 25th of May.
(Kuokoa, 6/8/1865, p. 2)
Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke IV, Helu 23, Aoao 2. Iune 8, 1865.
Tallest Sugarcane in the World.
Located in the Sugarcane Plantation of Ewa, Island of Oahu, there was found a tall cane understood to be the single tallest sugarcane from all around the world. This was cane was found in the cane field. Continue reading
[Found under: “NANU HOU HAWAII.”]
Prominent news in Kau.—Joseph U. Kawainui [Editor], Much aloha to you.—The sugar planting boys here in Kau are joyous because of the big rain. From the 29th of April until today, the rain continues. The planting of the cane cuttings [pulapula ko] is going on intensely. Continue reading
[Found under: “NU HOU KULOKO.”]
Onomea Sugar Plantation.—This past Saturday, at 12 noon, that sugar plantation above was put up at auction before the public in front of the entrance of the courthouse here in Honolulu. Continue reading
THE NEWS FROM NORTH HILO.
Mr. Editor of the Greatest Prize of the Hawaiian People:
Aloha oe:—Please include this bit of news from here in North Hilo.
On the first of this month, Pakele, Iaukea, Laika, Kalei, and Lahapa went to go pick opihi on the shore of Waipunalei, and upon their return, they climbed up the pali. Lahapa was the first to climb up and the rest followed. When they reached the midpoint up the pali, a rocked dislodged and hit Lapaha square on the chest and he rolled down the pali, and because of the love of God, he was caught on a pandanus tree that was burned earlier in a fire. It was 40 feet high from where he tumbled from to where he was caught. Therefore, O my sisters and brothers and younger siblings, don’t go pick opihi again and return upland of the pali, lest you end up dying. Continue reading
From Kawaiulailiahi.—In a letter from S. D. W. Kawaiulailiahi of Kanahena we saw that a Chinese laborer of the Captain Makee & Co. was beaten by a supervisor [luna hana], and when he decided to go to bring charges before the Judge of the Honuaula district, he was found by the boss [haku hana], and was beaten again. He will also complain about how the luna of that sugar plantation make them work.
(Kuokoa, 10/26/1878, p. 2)
Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XVII, Helu 43, Aoao 2. Okatoba 26, 1878.