Death of Halemanu Iopa and others, 1911.


Mary Laa [? Mary Lua ? Mary Lea], at Puuhale, July 13.

Mrs. Elizabeth Kapuaa, on Liliha Street, July 13.

Pahukoa, on Judd Street [alanui Kauka], July 14.

Halemanu Iopa, on Christley Lane, July 15.

Mrs. Keahi Keo Liilii, on Ashford Street [alanui Akepoka], July 16.

Charles Kamai, on Waikahalulu Lane, July 16.

[If you search under “Iopa” you will not find this article. Because the quality of the images of the newspapers are not clear, the program that reads the letters will often mix up lower-case “L” with upper-case “I”. So here, “Iopa” was read “Lopa”…]

(Kuokoa, 7/21/1911, p. 8)


Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XLVII, Helu 29, Aoao 8. Iulai 21, 1911.


Death of Halemano Iopa, 1911.


Mr. Editor:—Please insert in the pride of the lahui my puolo of tears for my dearly beloved husband. He left me behind, his wife, and our children, grieving for him.

Four months passed of my dear husband wasting away in sickness, when he silently left along with Niolopua [the god of sleep]. Continue reading