Leleiohoku’s birthday, 1868.

A Birthday Feast.—At 3 o’clock on this past Friday, a birthday party was held at Kaakopua, the home of the Royal Governess of the big island, to celebrate the day of birth of her hanai, the one who is named after the day of the funeral [hoolewa] of the departed King Kamehameha III, that is Kalahoolewa.

“Heia ka mano o ka ua i Alakai,
Nahae ka mauna weluwelu e ka noe,
Kau liilii i ke kiu wai ahulu,
Kapa ia mai e Waimea, he kiu
Ke komikomi la i ka wai pao—e.” Continue reading

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