La Hoihoi Ea, 1865.

Restoration Day.

Monday last, the 31st July, was the twenty-second Anniversary of the Restoration of the Hawaiian Flag by Rear Admiral Thomas, and as such was celebrated with becoming joyousness.

The day opened warm and sultry, but by nine o’clock the trades set in and before noon were blowing half a gale. Continue reading

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“Hawaii Ponoi” sheet music, 1905.

HAWAII PONOI

Words by KING KALAKAUA.  Composed by H. BERGER.

Soprano. Alto. Tenor. Bass. Piano.

Helu 1. Hawaii ponoi Nana i kou Moi

Helu 2. Hawaii ponoi Nana i na’lii

Helu 3. Hawaii ponoi E ka lahui e Continue reading

The beginnings of the Merrie Monarch Festival, 1964.

Hilo Plans Gay Events For Kalakaua Festival

By WALT SOUTHWARD
Advertiser Staff Writer

HILO — A parade, with Duke Kahanamoku as grand marshal.

A relay race, with boys using fresh mullet as batons.

A beard contest, with some 50 entrants expected.

A bicycle race, from Kohala to Hilo.

A town, done over in the era of Hawaii’s “Merry Monarch,” King Kalakaua.

These are just a few of the things being set up as Hilo goes into the final weeks of preparation for its “Merry Monarch Festival,” scheduled to take place here from April 1 to 4. Continue reading

Easter hats and such, 1902.

GRAND OPENING OF HATS

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N. S. SACHS DRY GOODS CO.

Honolulu, Fort Street

Easter Hats  Easter Hats

Just recently opened to display, are Hats good for Easter, for girls and women of all sorts of fashions [paikini]

Given Away

At our big sale of Hats being held, King Kamehameha, Kalakaua, and Kaiulani Hat Pins given away. Continue reading