MRS. HELELUHE HEADED FOR AMERIKA.
Because Mrs. Kahele Nahaolelua has been away from the presence of the Queen due to her illness, Mrs. Vakeki Heleluhe has been ordered to seek out the Royal One in Washington; she will be leaving the mother land on the Australia of this next Wednesday, May 5th, for the skin-nipping cold of America, and while she is treads through San Francisco, her care will be under the guidance of J. A. Palmer [Pama], the Queen’s secretary. And for you, O Mrs. Vakeki Heleluhe, is our prayer, that your ocean voyage be accompanied by God’s protection and may he put you ashore on dry land in good health, and may he be with you on water and on land. And when you meet with the Heavenly Alii of the lahui, give the royal one our great aloha.
[According to David Forbes, from the new edition of “Hawaii’s Story,” Mrs. Heleluhe was sometimes referred to as “Waikiki”. Here we see her as “Vakeki”.
See another article on Mrs. Heleluhe’s departure here.
Also, to be added to the index of the new edition should be:
Heleluhe, Wakeke Ululani, 106, 258, 338, 385, 391]
(Aloha Aina, 5/1/1897, p. 6)
Ke Aloha Aina, Buke III, Helu 18, Aoao 6. Mei 1, 1897.