Herbert Low heads home to Hilo, 1936.


Herbert Low, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Low, of Hilo, who is a student at Kamehameha school, arrived in Hilo on Saturday’s steamer to spend his Easter vacation.

(Hoku o Hawaii, 4/1/1936, p. 1)


(Ka Hoku o Hawaii, Volume XXVII, Number 37, Aoao 1. April 1, 1936.


Neutrality announced in Britain, 1854.

[Found under: “SANDWICH ISLANDS.”]

—”Kamehameha III, King of the Hawaiian Islands.

“Be it known to all whom it may concern, that we, Kamehameha III, King of the Hawaiian Islands, hereby proclaim our entire neutrality in the war now pending between the great maritime powers of Europe; that our neutrality is to be respected by all belligerents to the full extent of our jurisdiction, which by our fundamental laws is to the distance of one marine league, surrounding each of our islands of Hawaii, Maui, Kahoolawe, Lanai, Molokai, Oahii, Kauai and Niihau, Continue reading

Hawaiian language taught to Chinese and other news from Kaneohe side, 1869.

[Found under: “NU HOU KULOKO: Oahu.”]

Pertaining to Kaneohe and neighboring lands.—Because we heard that we can announce. The interior of the church of Kaneohe has been refurbished through the patience and tirelessness of the new kahu of the church, in stepping in and working.

—A Chinese school has been started there through the leadership of Iosia Meemanu. Three nights of the week of school are set aside, one school hour per night. On this past 5th of April is when it began, and it continues until today. They are being taught starting with the first words of Hawaiian language. They have been seen going to pray and to Sunday School. Continue reading

Who? 1863.

[Found under: “NA MEA HOU O HAWAII NEI.”]

Kamaaina who died.—We are regretful to announce to the public about the death of a haole that was a kamaaina of this place, at his residence in Honolulu nei, on the 1st of April he died; he was perhaps 45 years old or more, and he left behind his wife and child, and many friends, who are grieving for him in sorrow for his going away. Continue reading

John K. Kealoha marries Alice K. Keliipuleole, 1898.


Mr. Editor of the Kuokoa, aloha oe:—Please place in an open space in your paper the news from here in Kuilei, that is this:

On this past 30th of March, J. K. Kealoha, teacher of Waipio, and Miss A. K. Keliipuleole of Kuilei, Honokaa, were joined by Rev. C. M. Kamakawiwoole at the residence of the woman. Continue reading