Queen Emma portrait offered for 1881 subscription of Kuokoa, 1880.

THE

KUOKOA NEWSPAPER

FOR 1881!

“While the rain is still in the sky, clear the fields below.”

“Time and tide wait for no man; we need to be prepared.”

Therefore, O Friends of

“The Greatest Prize of the Hawaiian Nation.”

Make ready for the benefits of the

KUOKOA

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Queen Emma and Her Highness Ruta Keelikolani return from Kauai, 1880.

We heard that the Alii, the Dowager Queen Emma Kaleleonalani, and Her Highness Ruta Keelikolani will be returning this Saturday morning from their short visit to the island of Kauai.

(Ko Hawaii Pae Aina, 12/18/1880, p. 3)

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Ko Hawaii Pae Aina, Buke III, Helu 51, Aoao 3. Dekemaba 18, 1880.

Celebration of the birthday of Queen Emma at the Queen’s Hospital, 1945.

Our Day

THE CALM SEAS OF KONA

KAHALA, Honolulu, January 5, 1945—The nurses and all the employees of The Queen’s Hospital gave a luau in the memory of the birthday of Queen Emma Kaleleonalani, on the grounds of the hospital. There were many people who were invited, and there were many who attended. We two [Evelyn Desha and Stephen Desha Jr.] were among the invited, and my companion [Mr. Desha] was invited to speak on the life of Queen Emma. There were many who entertained at that luau. Singing groups with their hula girls. Something that really made the two of us happy was our meeting and shaking hands with Admiral Nimitz, General Smith, and Governor Stainback. The ideas below are some that were spoken of by my friend on that afternoon.

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All kinds of random things in the local news column, 1866.

LOCAL  NEWS.

The number of whaling ships docked in the harbor by our count yesterday reached a total of 30.

Some haole people went touring aboard the warship Vanderbilt on this past Tuesday and Wednesday.

We saw a number of new Pianos in the Shop of Melchers & Co. being for sale to those who want them.

Queen Emalani returned to the premises of her mother, that being the estate of Dr. Rooke [Kauka Ruka]. She is there where she is finding comfort and it is there that she is finding relaxation.

Habor Dredger.—The Kaulu is performing its duties in digging up the mud from our harbor. But it is now seaside of Ainahou where it is cleaning. Continue reading