Kanuha Jr. dies gathering opihi at Opihikao, 1919.

YOUNG HAWAIIAN IS DROWNED AT OPIHIKAO; RESCUE EFFORT FAILS

Rev. L. K. Kalawe of Kapoho, Puna, who came to Hilo this morning brought news of the accidental death by drowning at Opihikao last Saturday morning of Kanuha, Jr., a Hawaiian 21 years old, who leaves a young wife and child. Continue reading

Unnamed person dies picking opihi at Opihikao, 1919.

LOST TO THE SEA

We were informed that a Hawaiian was lost to the sea very close to Opihikao, Puna; when he went to pick opihi, strong waves pounded down on him and he was lost to the sea, and perhaps it is because he did not know much about the current that his body was lost and nothing more was seen of him up until the time when we are at print. Continue reading