Another Solomon Meheula passes on just three years earlier, 1922.

SOLOMON MEHEULA GROWS WEARY OF THIS LIFE.

At 11:05 in the evening of this past Saturday, November 25, after being sick for a long time, Mr. Solomon Meheula gasped his last breath at his home, and he left in Puna his friends and fellows remembering him and all of his fine works that will live on as a monument to him.

He was born over there in Waialua, on this island, on the 15th of June 1862, and now that he sleeps, he spent 60 winters and summers plus 5 months and 10 days.

His education was began at an Episcopal school in Waialua, and when he returned to live in Honolulu nei, he entered the Iolani School of this town, and after he became a teacher for that school. During this time he edited the Episcopal Hymnal in the press of the Episcopal Church, and it was under Mr. Meheula’s guidance that this great and valuable work was completed; he was an assistant to the Bishops Willis and Restarick in the Episcopal Church.

After Bishop Willis left Hawaii nei, he again became a school teacher, and his wife was the matron of the school, and the children of the school were under her care.

A number of years ago, he was one of those who ran for representative under the Democratic party, however, he was not elected. In 1907 he entered and began working at the police department as a secretary under the County Deputy Sheriff and thereafter with the city and county government. At that time, he became a teacher in a special Hawaiian-language class for the military school, the Honolulu Military Academy.

The late Solomon Meheula was one of the Hawaiians who was fluent in English, and he rearranged a number of story books into Hawaiian.

At 6 o’clock in the evening of this Monday, his remains were placed for the last visitation by his fellows and friends at the Silva Mortuary on Kukui Street and Nuuanu Avenue, and at 2 o’clock in the afternoon of this Tuesday, his funeral was held at the Episcopal church, St. Andrew, and at 3 o’clock his remains were carried to the Puea Cemetery.

(Kuokoa, 11/30/1922, p. 1)

UA PAUAHO MAI O SOLOMON MEHEULA I KEIA OLA ANA.

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke LXI, Helu 48, Aoao 1. Novemaba 30, 1922.

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Bishop Alfred Willis Leaves for Tonga, 1902.

BISHOP WILLIS TO TONGA.

Bishop Alfred E. Willis is leaving Hawaii, and not returning, aboard the steamship Ventura on the 28th of this month for Tutuila, Samoa, and from there for the island of Tonga, where he intends to take up the work of his church. Last Saturday he closed the doors of Iolani School, one of the very well known schools of this town in days gone by,  and it was established by this bishop for the advancement of the native children of this land. For his good works, there were many people gave their expressions of aloha and precious gifts to him when they heard that he will forever leave this land that he became a local to.

The population of the people of this island on which the bishop is intending to go teach the word of Christ to is 20,000; and with this number, 100 are haole. And should this trek to this island does not go well, he will continue on to New Zealand where he will put down roots.

(Aloha Aina, 5/24/1902, p. 4)

BIHOPA WILISI NO TONGA.

Ke Aloha Aina, Buke VIII, Helu 21, Aoao 4. Mei 24, 1902.

More coverage on Liliuokalani’s baptism into Anglican Faith.

The Queen was baptized and there was a laying on of hands that morning by the Head Bishop of Honolulu, in Saint Andrew’s Cathedral, during a special prayer service held at 6:30. Through this, she became a brethren of that Church. The baptismal font was bedecked with flowers and greenery.

(Makaainana, 5/18/1896, p. 8)

Ua bapetizoia a kaulimaia ke Aliiaimoku...

Ka Makaainana, Buke V—-Ano Hou, Helu 20, Aoao 8. Mei 18, 1896.

Liliuokalani and the Anglican Church, 1896.

Liliuokalani Becomes a Member of the Anglican Church.

At 6 o’clock or so on this Monday, Liliuokalani was baptized and there was a laying on of hands (Kopirimatio) by Bishop Willis, in St. Andrew’s Cathedral. The font was festooned with flowers of all sorts.

[We found this small mention about Liliuokalani’s baptism because of response by Corrine Chun Fujimoto on yesterday’s post about the Anglican Church in Hawaii!

Also, can help me with the word that “Kopirimatio” comes from?]

(Kuokoa, 5/22/1896, p. 2)

Lilo o Liliuokalani i Hoahanau no ka Ekalesia Katolika Enelani.

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XXXV, Helu 21, Aoao 2. Mei 22, 1896.

50 Years of the Anglican Church in Hawaii, 1912.

A JUBILEE CELEBRATION.

On the 21st of this month, Bishop Willis of Tonga will arrive along with his queen, to join in rejoicing over the Fiftieth Year Jubilee since the establishment of the Anglican Faith here in Hawaii.

Bishop Willis is the second Bishop who headed this faith in Hawaii nei, and as a result of Hawaii being annexed to America, the administration of the Church has transferred to the Bishop of America and he left the position he held for a long time with patience.

Because of the kindness of Bishop Restarick, who is currently the head, he invited the two of them to come and to perform together in the ceremonies prepared, and to witness the works that they established, putting much effort into moving these great endeavors forward.

Therefore, they will indeed arrive, and on one of the days of that week, the Church Convention of the Islands will be held with representatives coming together to consider ways to advance the works of God through this Faith.

[That makes this year 150 years!]

(Kuokoa, 5/10/1912, p. 8)

HE HOOMANAO IUBILE.

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XLVIII, Helu 19, Aoao 8. Mei 10, 1912.