J. T. Unea retires after over 20 years as newspaper agent, 1919.

LEAVES HIS POST AS AGENT.

Mr. Solomon Hanohano, Aloha oe:—Due to me going partially blind, and not being able to obtain a fountain pen [peni inika], I am therefore announcing to you, because of those reasons mentioned above, I am setting aside my position as agent for 20 years and more for the Nupepa Kuokoa, and also for the Aloha Aina and Alakai o Hawaii, with great appreciation for your (Kuokoa) and Aloha Aina’s full trust in me, your humble servant, for these many days.

Me, with aloha,

JOHN TAYLOR UNEA.

Kalaupapa, Oct. 28, 1919.

(Kuokoa, 11/17/1919, p. 3)

WAIHO MAI I KONA NOHO AKENA ANA.

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke LVII, Helu 45, Aoao 3. Novemaba 7, 1919.

More sent to the leprosy colony, 1893.

FOR THE LAND OF SUFFERING.

Forty leprosy patients were put aboard the steamer Hawaii of this past Monday, and from amongst this number, there were 6 who were apprehended under the suspicion of having leprosy.

From amongst them, some are our friends and friends of others, living here and there, who are familiar with them; John K. Unea [John T. Unea] is from the Kanilehua Rain of Hilo, T. Nakanaela is from the Kukalahale Rain of Honolulu, A. Kawaieli is from Lanai of Kaululaau. Continue reading