Samuel Kamakea Kamakaia’s medal from King Kalakaua to go to Bishop Museum? 1919.

Medal Kalakaua I Gave Sam Kamakaia Passed to Bandsman

A silver medal awarded by King Kalakaua to Sam Kamakaia, who died Monday morning at the Queen’s Hospital, who was formerly a member of the Hawaiian Band, is now in the possession on Malulani Beckley Kahea, also a bandsman, to be retained by him until it may be necessary to transfer it to another bandsman, but according to the dying wish of Kamakaia it is eventually to go to the Bishop Museum. Continue reading

No Prejudice, 1893.

NO PREJUDICE!

There is None, Thank Heaven, In America Now.

None So Poor We Do Not Do Them Reverence,

Provided They Have a Title in the Family.

Kanaka, Negro, the Child of Adventurer or Throned Lewdness, It Matters Not If the Title is Good.

Correspondence of the Mail.]

New York, May 30.—This is the age of liberality and emancipation—liberty of thought and emancipation from all confining prejudices. We live in an age in which all men and women may do as they please, provided they do not infringe on the rights of others, and we have found the happy millennium when all men are free and equal in age as they were at the time of their creation. Continue reading

Rules established for Merrie Monarch Hula Competition, 1971.

For MM Festival

Miss Hula Hawaii Contest Scheduled

The Merry Monarch Festival Committee will conduct a special contest this year for Miss Hula Hawaii, coordinator George Naope has announced.

Contestants, he said, should be between the ages of 18 and 25 and unmarried. Continue reading

First hula competition at Merrie Monarch Festival, 1971.

Oahuans Dominate Festival Hula Dancing Competition

Three thousand persons watched for four and one-half hours Saturday night as some 360 of the best hula dancers in the Islands performed for the Merry Monarch.

The event, reminiscent of King Kalakaua’s 1883 hula-filled coronation, climaxed the five-day Merry Monarch Festival.

Aloha Wong of Kaneohe, Oahu won the title “Miss Hula Hawaii” at the glistening pageant. Continue reading

Charles Burnette Wilson dies, conclusion, 1926.

CHARLES BURNETTE WILSON, ADVISOR TO LILIUOKALANI DIES AFTER LONG ILLNESS

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Liliuokalani that she lost her throne due to the landing of troops from the U. S. S. Boston, the name of Marshal Wilson figured frequently. In the printed reports of Congress, containing the correspondence of Minister Stevens prior to the overthrow, his dispatches include the name of Wilson frequently in connection with the monarchy and especially refer to him as a very intimate friend of the queen. Continue reading

Charles Burnette Wilson dies, 1926.

CHARLES BURNETTE WILSON, ADVISOR TO LILIUOKALANI DIES AFTER LONG ILLNESS

Father of Mayor Ends Notable Career, Which Included Activity in Prominent Public Positions During Stirring Events of Kingdom, Republic and Territory of Hawaii

Charles Burnette Wilson, one of the notable figures during the reigns of King Kalakaua and Queen Liliuokalani, who was marshal of the kingdom from 1891 to 1893, and was the last to surrender armed resistance to the provisional government forces on January 17, 1893, died at 12:25 o’clock yesterday morning at the residence of his son, Mayor John H. Wilson, at Kaimuki.

CHARLES B. WILSON Continue reading

Lahilahi Webb on gestures, 1938.

Come in! Mrs. Lahilahi Webb like all Hawaiians is friendly. To wave you in, the hand begins with a half-hearted blackshirt salute, then moves toward the body in a downward motion from the wrist.

Gestures Louder Than Words for Hawaiians

By EUGENE BURNS

Days agone, King Kalakaua, so the story goes, was invited to San Francisco. The Mary Monarch did not want to take a tattle-tale retainer along, so he took a deaf mute. Continue reading

Celebration of King Kalakaua’s birthday a hundred years ago, 1919.

[Found under: “KELA AME KEIA”]

There was a commemoration party for the birthday of King Kalakaua held by Mr. and Mrs. Julian Monsarrat [Mr. and Mrs. Kuliana Maunakea] at Kapapala on this past Sunday.

(Hoku o Hawaii, 11/20/1919, p. 3)

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Ka Hoku o Hawaii, Buke XIII, Helu 25, Aoao 3. Novemaba 20, 1919.

William Hoapili Kaauwai dies suddenly, 1874.

[Found under: “NOTES OF THE WEEK.”]

SUDDEN DEATH.—Mr. William Hoapili Kaauwai, of Wailuku, Maui, died very suddenly of heart disease, in this city on Monday last. Mr. Kaauwai has been designated as His Majesty’s Chamberlain on Friday last, Continue reading