John Harvey Coney quells uprising, 1868.

END OF TROUBLES ON HAWAII.

The news of the outrages on life and property, by the religious fanatics in the district of Kona, had scarcely reached the Government on Wednesday night, when orders were given at once to protect the life and property of the peaceable inhabitants of the district and to restore everywhere the authority of the law in the most prompt and energetic manner. An armed force, under command of Governor Dominis, consisting of 5 officers and 75 men Household Troops, 4 officers and 52 men of the Light Artillery Company (Volunteers) with one 6 pounder field-piece, was placed at the disposal of the Attorney General. At a quarter to 2 p. m. on Thursday, the 22d, the expedition, fully organized, made sail on board the schooners Kamaile and Prince for Lahaina, which port it reached next morning, and where it was transhipped with all possible speed on board the steamer Kilauea, the Governor  Nahaolelua of Maui joining the expedition,to which also Dr. Lee was attached for medical assistance. Continue reading

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John Harvey Coney visits Honolulu, 1869.

[Found under: “NU HOU KULOKO.”]

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