Lake Waiau, 1906.

SKATING ON MAUNA KEA

Lake Waiau Is Frozen Solid and Ice Very Slippery.

Eben Low, the manager of the Humuula sheep ranch on Hawaii, is in town and has much of interest to tell of a recent trip up the snow-covered slopes of Mauna Kea. Continue reading

Moanawai o Waiau, 1906.

AKAHI NO A HOLOHAUIA KA MOANAWAI WAIAU.

Ma ka hoea ana mai o Mr. Eben Low o Waimea, Hawaii, i ke kulanakauhale nei, i loheia ae ai kekahi mau anoai meahou o Maunakea. Wahi ana, no ka ikaika loa o ka paa ana o ka hau i uhi ae maluna o ka moanawai o Waiau ua hiki ke heleia maluna ona. Continue reading

Death of Eda Kawaikauomaunahina Kalua, 1921.

MY DEAR WIFE EDA KALUA HAS GONE.

MRS. EDA KALUA.

Mr. Solomon Hanohano, Aloha oe:— Please insert in an open space of the columns of the pride of the Hawaiian people, the Kuokoa newspaper, the telephone wire that announces the news to the four corners of the earth, so that the older siblings, younger siblings, the brothers, and the parents who live from where the sun rises at Kumukahi until where the sun sets at the surface of the sea at Lehua, will hear of this sad bundle of aloha placed above. Continue reading

The famed wauke of Kuloli, Okoe, South Kona, 1923.

THE SINGLE-STANDING WAUKE OF KULOLI THAT IS FAMOUS.

Solomon Hanohano [Editor of the Kuokoa]; Much aloha shared between us:—Perhaps people do not know, or the new generation of this time that moves on, of the nature of the title placed above. Perhaps they are mistaken thinking that it is just a tale [moolelo kaao], like the story of Kamehameha says “nip off the bud of the wauke while it is still young.”

That is why your writer was urged to write to inform the public of the location of this famous place in the olden days of our kupuna. Continue reading

Travels of King Kamehameha IV to see the sounding sands of Nohili and more, 1856.

THE CIRCUIT OF THE KING.

We hear of the sailing of the King from here, and on the next day he landed at Waimea, Kauai, and that night, he sailed to Niihau, and landed at Nonopapa on Saturday [la hoomalolo]. They spent the Sabbath there, and joined together and worshiped Jehovah on that day. On the weekday, the rode horse, fished; there are a 100 or more horses on Niihau; they caught a lot of fish. That evening, they got on board the Maria and sailed for Kaula. The next morning they reached there. Some of them jumped into the ocean and swam ashore with difficulty, for there was a shark there and it was difficult to go ashore; there is a severe cliff and no bay. The King went ashore amongst these difficulties, ascended the cliff. The chiefesses remained on the ship. Continue reading

Ezekiela Kahale finds a new “barking sands,” 1863.

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

New “barking sand”.—Ezek. Kahale of Puuwai, Niihau spoke recently of seeing a new one kani at Kahio and Keaku, that is like the sands of Nohili. This is something very new to be seen in that area.

(Kuokoa, 5/30/1863, p. 2)

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke II, Helu 22, Aoao 2. Mei 30, 1863.