Deaths in the Colony of Kalawao for the first Quarter of the year 1887 A. D.
To the Kuokoa; Salutations to your patience. Here again is a sad delivery to be loaded upon your shoulders so that our friends from Hilo Hanakahi all the way until the pleasant base of Lehua [the whole archipelago] may see.
Apr. 8 Mokuaikai (m) Hilo, Hawaii
” 9 Lui Petero (m) Kalihi, Oahu
” Mahaoi (f) ” “
” 24 Heanu (f) Hilo, Hawaii¹
” 28 John Pa’u (m) North Kona, “
” 30 Hulihee (m) Kaneohe, Oahu
May 2 Kawaiwela (m) Honolulu, “
” 12 Mileka (f) Wailuku, Maui
” 17 Waiau (m) Kalihi, Oahu
” 18 Kahuli (f) Makawao, Maui
” 20 Kamakee (m) Kula, Maui
” 27 Koieomo (f) Honolulu, Oahu
” 30 Lapauli (m) Wailuku, Maui
June 5 Haupu (m) Kahaluu, Oahu
” 13 Kahoukapu (m) Wailuku, Maui
” ” Kamalunui (m) Honolulu, Oahu
” 17 Paulo (m) Makawao, Maui
” 19 Makaaiaulu (m) North Kona, Hawaii
” 22 J. J. Kahuila (m) Hana, Maui
” 29 Kane (m) Kamalo, Molokai
There were 21 who died this quarter, and the number of remaining leprosy patients here in the Colony is 541; from within this number, 356 are male, and 185 are female; and 48 are in the Hospital of which 38 are male and 10 female.
This is my report with humility.
P. K. Kalanilehua.
Secretary, Kalawao, July 16, 1887.
¹ This line is folded under and can’t be seen clearly. There are many pages of newspaper images like this, and this is just another reason that the newspapers have to be unbound and flattened out so that they can be shot clearly.
(Kuokoa, 7/23/1887, p. 4)