News of “ka aina mauna,” 1883.

NEWS OF WAIMEA.

H. Baldwin was recently here with some other haole searching for the source of the water of Ulu, flowing in Waipio, and it was found through the patient search of that haole, and some Hawaiians along with the writer were along on that trip to find water, in the jungles of the mountain; this is thought to be water to make an auwai from Ulu to Hamakua, and it will be started perhaps soon. Continue reading

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“Real Hilo weather” on Kamehameha Day 100 years ago! 1919.

HILO, DAMPENED BUT UNDETERRED HONORS FAME OF KAMEHAMEHA

Celebration at Mooheau Park Goes Ahead Full Swing in Spite of Showers and Threatening Skies.

LUAU IN PAVILION IS BIG ATTRACTION

Although rain fell this morning in Hilo, it did not put an end to the celebration of Kamehameha Day. Not so anybody would notice it, for the crowd turned up at Mooheau park to enjoy the baseball game between the road workers and the county employees, Continue reading

Kauai happenings, 1893.

KAUAIANA.

Social Circles Bright and Buzzing in Spite of Bad Weather.

The weather still continues inclement, the roads uninviting; ergo, news notes are scarce.

Mrs. J. C. Lorenzen and niece, Miss Etta Daniels of Honolulu, are visiting their friends, Mr. and Mrs. H. Z. Austin, at “Ocean View,” Kapaa, where we had the pleasure of meeting the Bishop of Panopolis and accompanying priests—Father Marratian and Father Levi. The Bishop is an old-time acquaintance of the Austins, dating back from their first residence on Maui, where he had charge of the mission at Wailuku. Continue reading

Cold! 1869.

[Found under: “NU HOU KULOKO: Oahu.”]

These have been some cold mornings and chilly evenings, perhaps because of the Ekepue wind; the “prickling pins of cold” are creeping along. Some people however are feeling perfectly comfortable while others are huddled up.

(Kuokoa, 2/6/1869, p. 3)

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke VIII, Helu 6, Aoao 3. Feberuari 6, 1869.

The latest from Wainiha, 1910.

BITS OF NEWS FROM WAINIHA, KAUAI.

In the night of this past 20th of Aug, there was much rain and streaming in Wainiha, and the residents of that valley were blessed by the streaming; there was a lot of Oopu, and those skilled at catching them filled their bag with the lehua blossom eating Oopu of Maunahina [ka Oopu ai lehua o Maunahina]. Continue reading

Just because you find something in the newspaper, that does not necessarily make it true, 1889.

HAWAIIAN IMMUNITIES.

While hurricanes and cyclones howl with destructive fury over most of the oceans and seas of the world, the Hawaiian Islands have a singular immunity from gales of that nature. In March last it was demonstrated that very few portions of the South Pacific are free from periodical disturbances of the elements that culminate in destructive violence. Continue reading