Arning studies on leprosy, 1885.

[Found under: “KELA ME KEIA.”]

It was told to us that the parts of the corpses exhumed on Molokai taken by Dr. Arning [Anina] were eyes, cheeks, ears, and chins.

(Kuokoa, 6/13/1885, p. 3)


Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XXIV, Helu 24, Aoao 3. Iune 13, 1885.

Dr. Edward Arning arrives, 1883.

[Found under: “NA NU HOU HAWAII”]

On the steamship “Mariposa” that arrived recently; upon it came Dr. Arning, a doctor who came to try to treat leprosy. He will soon make ready to try out his treatments at the Hospital in Kakaako.

(Ko Hawaii Paeaina, 11/17/1883, p. 3)


Ko Hawaii Paeaina, Buke VI, Helu 46, Aoao 3. Novemaba 17, 1883.

Huge octopus caught by Anina, 1908.


On Thursday afternoon at the pier on the makai end of Allen Street, a large octopus was caught on hook by a part-Chinese boy named Anina.

While he was fishing enjoyably, he felt the pull of something and he thought it was an ulua. It pulled at his line for a long time, and because he could not pull it up, he called some people to come and help him for he was very worried that he would be pulled under. He had no concern about the line because he was using very heavy line with a hook that would not break.

When several people arrived, he was helped at pulling it up to land. Continue reading