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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 →
[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.*
It was heard that the King went from here and on the next day landed at Waimea, Kauai, and that night sailed for Niihau, and landed at Nonopapa on Saturday [la hoomalolo]. They were there on the Sabbath, and they congregated and worshiped Jehovah on that day. On the next day, they rode horses and went fishing; there are a 100 or more horses on Niihau; they caught a lot of fish. Continue reading →
[Found under: “NA WAHI PANA A KAULANA O HONOLULU, OAHU NEI, I UHIIA I KA LEPO A NALOWALE LOA HOI I KEIA AU HOU.”]
5.—Kahaleuluhe was where the Anglican Church stands today, and its stature is hard to picture today. This was a Royal residence during the time of Kamehameha III, the kindhearted Alii who was shown affection through words of kake, because of the fear Kalama had lest she be killed by Kaahumanu and Kinau, Continue reading →
Court News. His Majesty and suite landed at Lahaina on the morning of the 17th. They were received by the new Governor and the other authorities, under the customary salute from the Fort. His Majesty proceeded to the residence of the Premier, where he rested for a short time. He then visited the large Palace now in progress, and afterwards retired to his former residence at Mokuula. Continue reading →
THE AHAHUI KAMEHAMEHA SECURES THE BIRTHPLACE OF KUHIO
From the Advertiser bureau on Kauai we received news that clarifies a memo from the Ahahui Kaumualii to that office, the branch of the Ahahui Kamehameha on Kauai, pertaining to the agreement by the board of directors of the McBryde Sugar Company to sell to that association the place where Prince Kuhio was born at Koloa, Kauai. Continue reading →