Fishing using explosives, 1895.

The Blasting of Fish Prevails.

Mr. Editor:

On the travels of the Circuit Court Judge of Maui, to Kaupo, Kipahulu, Hana, and all the way to the Koolau cliffs of Maui, to ask for money for the building of Wailuku, and we were lucky in what money was collected. I was one who went along on this journey. When we reached Kipahulu, to Hakuole’s place, a policeman, with his son, Kimo Hakuole who is a school teacher; the locals were very hospitable. Continue reading


Unexpected language questions from so long ago, 1867.

Some Questions.

O Friends of the Kuokoa; Aloha no:

May it please you, O Mr. Editor, to insert in an open pace of our columns, these questions, so that those who understand our Hawaiian language will see; and these are they:

  1. What is the nature of the word “Kuauhau?”
  2. What is the nature of the word “Mamo?”
  3. What is the nature of the word “Hoka?”

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