John Harvey Coney visits Honolulu, 1869.

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The Sheriff of the island of Keawe [Hawaii] was here in Honolulu, that being Mr. J. H. Coney [J. H. Koni] Esq., of Hilo, Continue reading

Bill to make the birthday of Kalanianaole a holiday, 1923.

THE BILL FOR THE BIRTHDAY OF KALANIANAOLE PASSES.

Unexpected opposition raised against the B. H. 21 which was introduced by Representative John W. Kalua to make the birthday of Prince Kuhio Kalanianaole into a government holiday [kulaia aupuni] was seen last Monday when the bill was taken up for the third reading in the house of representatives [hale o na lunamakaainana]. Notwithstanding the great opposition, the bill passed the third reading, 20 to 10 opposing. This was the first time that great number of people opposing a bill was seen. Continue reading