The Day of the Nation Conqueror, Kamehameha I.
This coming Sunday, the 11th of June, is Kamehameha Day. This day is regularly celebrated as the birthday of the Nation Conqueror Kamehameha I here in Hawaii. And this regular celebration is what we will do this year.
It is a usual thing for all the Hawaiian associations to hold a memorial service for the one for whom this important holiday is, on the Sunday preceding the 11th of June. But this year that day falls on a Sunday, so it is appropriate that the memorial activities be carried out with sincerity and maturity by us this year.
On this Wednesday, at Kamehameha School, a gathering of remembrance was held on the birthday of the Princess Pauahi Bishop, the open-hearted one who set aside the school as a place for the youth of this new generation of Hawaiians to go to be educated. Speeches were given, each speaking of the great works of our alii who passed, before a large audience that was invited; Continue reading
This year, we can celebrate in our hearts.
Kamehameha Day, Honolulu, June 7, 2019.
DIRECTOR OF THE GOVERNMENT PRESS
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 27, 1871.
MA KE KAUOHA.
Ma ka Lokomaikai o ke Akua, o Makou o Kamehameha V., ka Moi o ko Hawaii Pae Aina, ma keia, ke kukala aku nei o ko makou makemake a me ka oluolu, e malamaia ma keia hope aku ka La Umikumakahi o Iune, Continue reading
KE AU OKOA.
JOHN M. KAPENA
HONOLULU, JANUARY 4, 1872
We, Kamehameha V, by the Grace of God, of the Hawaiian Islands, King, do hereby proclaim, that it is Our will and pleasure that the eleventh day of June of each year be hereafter observed as a Public Holiday in memory of Our Grand-father and Predecessor, Kamehameha I., Continue reading
Don’t Worry, Live Long, Kamaaina Centenarian Says
Sprightly Citizen of 104 Calls at Tribune Office, Tells Longevity Secret
Do you think you have any chance of living more than a hundred years?
Follow the simple, temperate and non-worrying habits of N. K. Kiaaina, of Wahiawa, Hanapepe, Koloa, and you may go beyond the century mark. Kiaaina will be 104 years old the 21st of next month. So far as is known he is the oldest inhabitant of the Island of Hawaii. Continue reading
Imua e na pōkiʻi a inu i ka wai ʻawaʻawa.
Don’t forget the famous words of Kamehameha I. Continue reading
Tuesday, the 11th inst., the Commemoration Day of Kamehameha I., will be observed as a Public Holiday, and all Government Offices will be closed.
Ferd. W. Hutchison,
Minister of the Interior.
Interior Office, June 4, 1872
(Hawaiian Gazette, 6/5/1872, p. 2)
Hawaiian Gazette, Volume VIII, Number 21, Page 2. June 5, 1872.
MA KE KAUOHA.
O ka Poalua, la 11 o Iune, ka La Hoomanao o Kamehameha I., e malamaia i La Kulaia, a e paniia na Keena Aupuni a pau. Continue reading