“Ka Nonanona,” 1841–1845.

THE ANT.

“Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.”

[Just as an aside, here is the masthead of “Ka Nonanona,” and you can see here why this was chosen as the title of the paper. The passage is found in Proverbs (Solomona) 6:6. It is also seen in Hawaiian as: “E ka mea hiamoe, e hele oe i ka anonanona¹, E nana i kona aoao a e hoonaauao iho.”]

¹”Anonanona” is a variant of “nonanona,” meaning ant.

KA NONANONA

“Ka Nonanona” masthead