Opening of the new Hawaii Theatre, 1922.

A century of Hawaii Theater!

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Dedicating the

HAWAII THEATER

on the Wednesday of Next Week, the 6th of September, at the hour of 8:15 in the Evening.

Tandy Kaohu McKenzie,

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Lava Drawings by Nawahi and John L. Reese, 1881.

[Found under: “KELA ME KEIA.”]

There are two Lava drawings in the window of Whitney and Robinson, drawn by Hon. Joseph Nawahi, at Hilo, and the other was drawn here in Honolulu by the caricaturist, J. L. Reese (Keoni Liki). It is said that these are very beautiful; and we hope these experts will continue with this work.

(Elele Poakolu, 7/13/1881, p. 1)

Ka Elele Poakolu, Buke II, Helu 19, Aoao 1. Iulai 13, 1881.

Death of Sam P. Lohiau of Okoe, 1905.

This made me think back to Kamuela Kumukahi.

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Great Sorrow!

My favorite Aloha Aina, allow me some space. At 3 o’clock in the afternoon, this past Friday the 26th of May, the breath of my dear Sam P. Lohiau. He was born from the loins of Mr. and Mrs. Kawaa Lohiau, at Okoe, South Kona, and it is the sister of his mother who is writing. He entered Lahainaluna School in the year 1900, and in this coming July he was to graduate from that school.

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The time will come, 1893.

Ahea la.

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Tomorrow, November 28, is the Independence Day of Hawaii nei, and it will be the fiftieth year of our living as an Independent Nation, and being recognized by the enlightened nations of the world. This is the jubilee year; however, the plunderers believe that they hold the steering paddle and that we will not have a joyful jubilee on that day. What of that; let us be patient, for there will come a day that the lahui will be joyful and be pleased to no end. Hold your breaths! It will come!

(Lei Momi, 11/27/1893, p. 4)

LeiMomi_11_27_1893_4.png Ka Lei Momi, Buke I, Helu 17, Aoao 4. Novemaba 27, 1893.

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Another death announcement for Hiram Palohau Kahele, 1920.

Honolulu’s Hunter of Sharks Is Dead

Hiram P. Kahele, known to many as “Buck” Kahele, died at 9:45 o’clock yesterday morning at his home, 10 Dewey Court, Waikiki, after a week’s illness. Kahele was a victim of broncho-pneumonia, following influenza. Continue reading

David Kaonohiokala Peleiholani Jr. passes away, 1921.

Speaking of names, I wonder how many Peleiholani are now Pele.

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MY DEAR CHILD HAS GONE.

David Kaonohiokala Peleiholani

Mr. Editor of the Kuokoa, Aloha amongst us:—Please allow me once again some open space of the Pride of the Lahui, for my sad offering placed above, so that all of the family from Hawaii to Niihau will see our lei, David Kaonohi Peleiholani, shortened to D. K. Pele Jr., [left this] life in America.

In the happiness of this life and the enjoyment, one becomes dejected when you had not expected sad news would arrive.

The telegraph of Puuloa informed me, “your son, David Kaonohi Pele, died at the navy hospital in America on the 26th of February, 1921, because he had persistent pneumonia for six weeks. Auwe, my sorrow for you! Auwe what anguish!

I thought of my later days with you, my hiapo, for I saw how you help me while you were in front of me, and so…

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Law on naming, 1863.

And more on the regulation of names.

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Pertaining to Names.

Because we come across all sorts of names, and because we believe that the Law passed on the 24th of August, 1860; that being the Law called, “An Act to regulate names” [“He Kanawai e hooponopono ana i na inoa”] has not been followed, therefore, we wanted to discuss this Important matter with our friends. So that our friends do not fail to recognize this, we print the aforementioned Law, and here it is:

AN ACT
TO REGULATE NAMES.

Be it enacted, By the King, the Nobles and Representatives of the Hawaiian Islands, in Legislative Council assembled:

Section 1. All married women now living, and all that may be married hereafter on these Islands, shall, from and after the passage of this Act, adopt the names o f their husbands as a family  name.

Section 2. All children born in wedlock after the passage of this Act…

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