Curtis P. Iaukea’s recollections of the Liliuokalani Educational Society, 1912.


[The following link is of a document found at the Hawaii State Archives. It is commentary by Curtis P. Iaukea on the Liliuokalani Educational Society. He gives the year 1886 as the beginning of the Society. It is word searchable.]

Hui Hoonaauao Liliuokalani

(Hawaii State Archives, Liliuokalani Trust,
Liliuokalani Education Society, M-397)

Words of condolences from the Liliuokalani Educational Society at the passing of Poomaikelani, 1895.

Resolution of Condolences.

To the Alii, the Dowager Queen Kapiolani; and Their Highnesses, Princes David Kawananakoa and J. K. Kalanianaole;

Greetings: Whereas the Almighty God has kindly in His unfathomable Power taken from this life to the Land of Souls, on the evening of this past Wednesday, October 2, 1895, at Kalihi, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Her Highness, the Alii, Princess Virginia Poomaikelani, the President of the Liliuokalani Educational Society, Division II, for many years, eight or more, for which she patiently cared for along with us the advancement of the works of the Society.

Therefore, we, the officers and all of the members of the Society, through our committee, with sadness and grief, have resolved:

First. The Liliuokalani Educational Society, Division II, join with you, the Alii, the Queen Dowager and their Highnesses, the Princes, in your grief for your greatly beloved younger Royal sibling, the mother of the Royal Children, and we bow before the Lord, Whose is the life in the body and the soul, as we ask him to lighten your heavy hearts.

Second. A copy of this resolution shall be sent to all of the newspapers of this town.

We of the committee of the Liliuokalani Educational Society, Division II, with sorrow, at the taking of our President.

Kahanuulani Meek,

Carrie Sharratt,

Kahakuwaiaoao Clark,

Keliikaapuni Kawainui,

Kaumealani Kapono.

Done at Honolulu on the 5th of October, 1895.

(Makaainana, 10/14/1895, p. 2)

Olelo Hooholo Hoalohaloha.

Ka Makaainana, Buke IV----Ano Hou, Helu 16, Aoao 2. Okatoba 14, 1895.

A Dance to benefit the Liliuokalani Educational Society, 1888.


To be held at the Armory of the Honolulu Rifles, Manamana when reaching the night of

TUESDAY, MAY 15, 1888.

For the benefit of the Hui Hoonaauao Liliuokalani, Mahele Elua [The Liliuokalani Educational Society, Division Two].

Tickets of entry may be obtained from the committee, and also at the door; $1 is the cost.

(Makaainana, 5/3/1888, p. 3)


Ka Makaainana, Buke III, Helu 3, Aoao 3. Mei 3, 1888.

More on Liliuokalani Educational Society, 1892.

[Found under: “HAWAII NEWS”]

On the 15th of this month, it will be the [???] anniversary of the Hui Hoonaauao Liliuokalani, Mahele 2 [Liliuokalani Educational Society, Division 2] from its inception by the Queen of Hawaii at this time.

[This article in theory states the year that the Liliuokalani Educational Society, Division 2 begins, but that year is not visible. Here is another article which is cut off because of tight binding. It is a sad thing to have to randomly go back and flip through fragile newspaper pages just to find what a word or phrase is. And if a whole bunch of people need to find different things, the papers will deteriorate quickly, and soon, a good image will be impossible because the pages will be dust…]

(Kuokoa, 5/7/1892, p. 3)

Ke hiki ae i ka la 15...

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XXXI, Helu 19, Aoao 3. Mei 7, 1892.