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The Estate of Kuakini. Kuakini’s estate has been settled by the Legislature earlier. His entire personal estate goes to Leleiohoku as per his will; the belongings of the alii have been returned to them; and the cash of twenty thousand ($20,000) has been given to Kekauluohi the Kuhina; as per the will of Kuakini, it is to be held for the five chiefly children boarding at the school [Chiefs’ Children School], Moses, Lot, Liholiho, Kamamalu, and Lunalilo.
Kekauluohi however is set on dedicating a tenth of the sum to God, for the benefit of his kingdom; that being two thousand dollars ($2,000). This is a proper idea, and befitting the words of Solomon.
“Honour the Lord with thy substance, and with the first fruits of all thine increase.”
Mr. Solomon Hanohano, Aloha oe:—Please insert in an empty space in the Kuokoa, the announcement of the secretary of the Board of Health [Papa Ola] placed outside of the store of the Board of Health at Kalaupapa, Molokai, pertaining to the people who contracted the ailment that separates families, Continue reading →
Mrs. Theresa Wilcox Belliveau, often called “Princess” Theresa, began serving yesterday her three-year sentence of imprisonment. She and James M. Kealoha were convicted by a jury in Judge Heen’s division of the circuit court of conspiracy in connection with a forged instrument purporting to have been a last will of the late Queen Liliuokalani. Continue reading →
Following a long illness Rev. Samuel K. Kamakaia, one of the oldest of the “bandboys” of the Hawaiian band, died yesterday morning at 3:30 o’clock at Queen’s Hospital. The funeral will take place a 3 o’clock this afternoon from Williams’ Undertaking parlors, interment to be in Puea Cemetery. Continue reading →
On this past Monday, the 28th of February, presented before the Supreme Court by Mr. A. J. Cartwright [A. J. Kakalaika], was a document saying that this was the last will of Her Highness, the late Princess Miriam Likelike Cleghorn. Continue reading →
‘PRINCESS’ THERESA IS INDICTED ON THE CHARGE OF FORGERY
True Bills Are Also Returned By Grand Jury Against Kamakaia and Kealoha
FRAUDULENT “WILL” IS CAUSE OF ACTION
Woman Is Unmoved and Says It Will Giver Her Chance To “Tell the Real Facts”
“Princess” Theresa Wilcox Belliveau, James Kealoha and “Rev.” Sam Kamakaia were indicted on charges of forgery and conspiracy by the grand jury yesterday afternoon in connection with the “1917 will” that was offered for probate as the last will of the late Queen Liliuokalani and was declared fraudulent by Circuit Judge C. W. Ashford after he had heard confessions in open court from both Kealoha and Kamakaia. No arrests were made last night on the indictments, which are returnable in Judge William H. Heen’s division of the circuit court tomorrow.
“Princess” Theresa was unmoved by news of the indictment. She said she had been awaiting the indictment as a means to get into court and tell “the real facts in connection with the Queen’s estate.”
Honolulu, Dec. 29—Perhaps because the desire of Mrs. Owana Wilcox Belliveau for the estate of Queen Liliuokalani was not fulfilled, she is now trying to fight for the estate of the Chiefess Pauahi, and is looking for a way to break the Will because of her relationship with Chiefess Pauahi. Why does she keep trying to start this kind of thing? Continue reading →