NALO MELI [Bee]
JOHN THOMAS WATERHOUSE’S
At this store, there are many items for men, women, and children; new goods from California.
Those who make purchases from this store will see the
at no cost.
Always flying is the Flag of the
at the entrace of this
[Notice how “Halewai” [lit., water house] is what they called John Thomas Waterhouse. Later for Waterhouse you will also see Walakahausi and Walakahauki.
The images to the left and right of “Nalo Meli” are of a bee hive with bees flying above it.
OH, and yes, it seems there was a camel…]
(Kuokoa, 10/1861, p. 3)
Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke I, Helu 1, Aoao 3. Okatoba, 1861.