Description of Hawaii Island, 1867.


Makawao, September 10, 1867.

O Alaula—Aloha to you:—I want to tell you of some things pertaining to my travels on Hawaii. On the 6th of August, we boarded the Kilauea to sail to Hawaii. It was a fine day; we sailed that day and night.

We stopped in Kealakekua.

At nine o’clock that next day we landed at the cape of Kaawaloa. We had many  thoughts when we saw that place famous in the old days. We entered the house of a chiefess, Mrs. L. K. Pratt, my schoolmate in days past. We shared aloha; we at oranges [alani] and melon [ipu], and smelled the wind of Kaawaloa, and we all boarded the steamship. Continue reading

More on the passing of Jane Loeau, 1873.

[Found under: “Nu Hou Kuloko.”]

At 11:30 in midday, on this past Wednesday, July 30th, Mrs. Jane Loeau Kaelemakule died, one of the royal descendants, at Puiwa, Nuuanu, at perhaps 27 years old. In the evening of this past Thursday, her body was taken and buried at the cemetery of Kawaiahao.

(Kuokoa, 8/2/1873, p. 2)

Ma ka hora 11 1/2...

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XII, Helu 31, Aoao 2. Augate 2, 1873.