American flag, 1893.

[Found under: “NA ANOAI O KA LA.”]

From the news we last received, there is this: there is a desire to place the American Flag atop the Palace, and the Government House, and the other flag poles of the nation, however, some of the high officials of Other Nations protest that act vehemently, and that is why it has slightly died down.

(Leo o ka Lahui, 1/19/1893, p. 2)

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Ka Leo o ka Lahui, Buke II, Helu 625, Aoao 2. Ianuari 19, 1893.

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Hae Kalaunu, 1893.

THE ROYAL STANDARD OF HAWAII.

In the history of Hawaii nei, from the time the Royal Standard of the Monarchs began first to flutter until 10 o’clock of the morning of Wednesday, January 18, 1893, for the very first time the famous beautiful flag was lowered because of a separate power, not because of the power of the Ruler of the land. For at that hour, Queen LILIUOKALANI left the Throne, in accordance with what She agreed to in Her Declaration of Protest, Continue reading

Crown Room of Iolani Palace, 1936.

THE CROWN ROOM OF IOLANI PALACE TO BE REDONE

ACTING GOVERNOR HITE REVEALED HIS THOUGHTS

This past Thursday, June 25, acting Governor [kokua Kiaaina] Charles M. Hite revealed his thoughts to redo the crown room of Iolani Palace in the upcoming days to bring back once again the commemoration of the alii of Hawaii who passed on; the pulo’ulo’u, the paintings hanging upon the walls, the throne, and also the other chairs which decorated the crown room. Continue reading

Poomaikelani’s search for alii genealogies, 1883.

ROYAL GENEALOGIES.

It is being advertised and shown to the public that the Board of Genealogy of Hawaiian Chiefs [Papa Kuauhau Alii] is prepared to hear the genealogies of those who put forward their pedigree as related to the Chiefly Class, every first Monday of the months of the year, where they put before us the clear genealogy written down in this fashion:

FATHER [makuakane]——— MOTHER [makuahine]

GRANDFATHER [kupunakane] ——— GRANDMOTHER [kupunawahine]

GREAT GRANDFATHER [kualuakane] ——— GREAT GRANDMOTHER [kualuawahine]

GREAT GREAT GRANDFATHER [kuakolukane]———— GREAT GREAT GRANDMOTHER [kuakoluwahine]

And so forth until the earliest that the genealogist can show.

A notice will be given and time will be set aside for those who object to the genealogies that will be published, for those who know the old stories and mele, you come as well. Time will be set aside for them to come to the Business Office of the Papa Kuauhau Alii, on the Palace Grounds in the town of Honolulu, Oahu. Commencing at 9 o’clock in the morning, until 2 o’clock in the afternoon on the Mondays mentioned previously.

Signed on this day the 26th of June, 1883.  J. A. Nahaku,

Secretary of the Papa Kuauhau Alii.  Approved by:

Poomaikelani,

President.

(Elele Poakolu, 8/1/1883, p. 4)

KUAUHAU ALII.

Ka Elele Poakolu, Buke IV, Helu 31, Aoao 4. Augate 1, 1883.

Christmas tree at Iolani Palace, cont’d, 1910.

CHILDREN WAITING TO RECEIVE PRESENTS.

CHRISTMAS TREE LADEN WITH PRESENTS.

(Continued from Page One.)

…two years ago, after discussion, they decided that it would be a fine thing to give presents to the children of this town, whereupon they collected money to purchase gifts and to do everything that would it enjoyable for them.

And in that spirit, the tree was again put up on that day for the children, and it was a joyous thing for those who gave the gifts, and at the close of his speech, he invited them to give three cheers, an invitation that was responded to from the children with enthusiasm. Continue reading

Christmas tree at Iolani Palace, 1910.

CHRISTMAS TREE LADEN WITH PRESENTS

THE FOREIGN CHRISTMAS TREE

Children lined up before the Executive Building to Receive Presents.

The Visitors along with the Children were Drenched in the Falling Rain on that Morning.

Two years have past since the start of the giving of a Malihini Christmas Tree heavy with presents of all sorts to the indigent children, and this year it seems as if there was the most presents collected along with the most children, reaching more than about two thousand, but showers coming down when the presents were being handed out was problematic for the little children and the gifts as well, and many of the presents were damaged.

Within the falling rain nonetheless, the children remained standing in line until they received their gift, and looking at their expressions, the happiness upon getting their present outweighed the difficulties of the rain. Continue reading

A mele inoa for Kuihewa, 1914.

HE MELE INOA NO KUIHEWA

Eia Kuihewa Kalani Alii nui
Ke kuahue o Halawalawa ka Io
Ka pua kakoililani a Manuia
Ka weolani na Kukaniloko—a
Kani ku’ilua Hawea ka pahu alii
Ku’i nakolokolo o ka Aumakua
Kani oeoe kani omeku ka Iwa
O Ihukolo ke kahuna alii
Uuina nakolo nakulukulu
Kani ku’i ka hekili pamalo
Olapa e lalapa mai ka uwila
Mo ka piko o ke alii—e, Alala
He punua, he Lale manu no Kaiona
O Kuihewa Kalani a Ku—e
E noho i ka moku Oahunui
Ua—ike——a

(Holomua, 10/10/1914, p. 1)

HE MELE INOA NO KUIHEWA

Ka Holomua, Buke II, Helu 2, Aoao 1. Okatoba 10, 1914.