S. S. Haleakala, 1923.

S. S. Haleakala

The Newest Steamer in the Pacific


Another stride of progress is recorded in the annals of inter-island travel in the Hawaiian Islands—by the arrival of the newly completed steamship Haleakala in her home port!

The coming of the Haleakala brings with it the beginning of a new era of travel service on this splendid new ship that is replete with comfort and convenience. Continue reading


Carl Kahalewai returned from Jarvis Island, 1938.

That youth was overcome by weakness.

The Ship Roger B. Taney Goes to Fetch Him.


There was news over the Radio in Honolulu from a small island to the south, that being from the island of Jarvis, speaking of the suffering of a Hawaiian boy, Carl Kahalewai, of a severe illness.

When the news reached Honolulu, to Mr. Black, the person looking after the rights of America in Hawaii, the news was told to a ship guarding the harbor and it prepared immediately for a speedy trip to this little island to take Doctors and medicine to save that Hawaiian boy. Uncle Samuel wasted no time and went directly to work and that ship left last week and went full speed to reach the island to save this boy. Continue reading