Meanwhile this death announcement for Archie A. Hapai is hard to make out, 1933.

This article is difficult to read for two reasons. 1. The newspaper is not scanned clearly. 2. The typesetting seems not to have been done very carefully.

What we can learn from this article that was not included in the previous English article is that:

Archie A. Hapai has Passed On.

His father died earlier, but his mother, Sarah Hapai, survives him although she is frail. She is known to all the young ones of Hilo as Aunty Sarah.

Archie was greatly trusted by his coworkers. He was kind and a gentleman. He left behind a wife and many children, as well as a sister and his mother. Continue reading

Death of Archie Hapai, 1933.

Career Ends

dies in Hilo

Archie Hapai, Veteran Hilo Clerk, Dies

(Special to The Advertiser by Mutual Wireless)

HILO, Jan. 14—Archie Hapai, county clerk for the past 17 years, died last night of heart disease at his home in Wainaku. Hapai had been in poor health for many years. Continue reading