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LA KUOKOA COMMEMORATION. The Jubilee of Hawaii Nei was Held at North Kohala, Hawaii.
Because of the unity of the patriots of the District here of North Kohala, they carried out the honor of commemorating this day, under the leadership of S. L. Kealohaokalani, the Chairman of the Hawaiian Patriotic League of North Kohala [Hui Hawaii Aloha Aina o Kohala Akau], as a result of they selected a Committee of five members. And it was that Committee which thought of the program of events for the day, and who thought of the things that would give sustenance to the people, under the skilled direction of Mrs. M. K. Stillman [Mary Kaulalani Stillman], the Chairman of the Committee. All the activities of the day were carried out at Hinakahua, Kapaau. Continue reading →
Ka La Kuokoa, Nov. 28.—The day of our Independence came once again this past Monday, but the day was not greatly celebrated, because we are in Mourning for our beloved King who has passed on, Continue reading →
Yesterday, the 28th of November, was a national holiday of Hawaii nei, and it was the Thirty-Sixth year as a nation because of the agreement of the great nations of Great Britain and France. It is a day that is cherished by every Hawaiian heart. Continue reading →
Tomorrow, November 28, is the Independence Day of Hawaii nei, and it will be the fiftieth year of our living as an Independent Nation, and being recognized by the enlightened nations of the world. This is the jubilee year; however, the plunderers believe that they hold the steering paddle and that we will not have a joyful jubilee on that day. What of that; let us be patient, for there will come a day that the lahui will be joyful and be pleased to no end. Hold your breaths! It will come!
(Lei Momi, 11/27/1893, p. 4)
Ka Lei Momi, Buke I, Helu 17, Aoao 4. Novemaba 27, 1893.