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HILO, February 19.—Ke Ola o Hawaii, or The Life of Hawaii, is the name of a new weekly newspaper here for which articles of incorporation have been asked. The paper, which is to make its appearance next month, will be unique in that it will be published in both English and Hawaiian and also that it is to be strictly non-partisan. At least this is the assertion of the promoters and officers, who are of practically all political faiths. Continue reading →
J. P. Hale Succumbs to Long Illness, Funeral Held Here Today
J. P. Hale, 77, a well-known kamaaina of Hilo who served as jailer at the Hilo county jail during Sheriff Sam Pua’s administration died at his home at 224 Lanikaula St. at 2:30 a. m. today. Death came as a result of a long illness which caused the deceased to be confined in his bed for many months. Continue reading →