William Keaumaikai Bacle gets his own gravestone delivered, 1920.

NEWS OF KOLOA.

Mr. Solomon Hanohano, Aloha kaua:—Please my I have some open space in our pride, the favorite of the lahui, for it to flash to the four corners of the earth, from great Hawaii of Keawe to Kauai of Manokalanipo, that being this:

When B. N. Kahalepuna arrived from Honolulu to here in Koloa, on the morning of Tuesday, the 3rd of August, he brought with him the gravestone of Mary K. Paele [Mary Kealiiwaiwaiole Bacle] and William Keaumaikai Paele [William Keaumaikai Bacle], the two being fine elders of our district. Continue reading

Passing of Benjamin Nalaeelua Kahalepuna, 1937.

B. N. Kahalepuna Called By Death

Was 25 Years In Employ Of Territory

Benjamin N. Kahalepuna, 58, died Monday at his home at 2310 Pauoa road after a brief illness. He was born at Kaneohe, Oahu, September 7, 1879, and had served in the territorial government for more than 25 years.

He was appointed to the bureau of conveyances in 1898 and two years later served as a school teacher. In 1907 he was appointed to a position in the sheriff’s office under Col. Curtis P. Iaukea, and was later given the position of sergeant of police under W. P. Jarrett. Continue reading