We received this letter below, and we were filled with pity for this tragedy encountered by our fellow man, and this is that letter:
“Hana, June 16, 1893.
“Aloha to you, O Fearless Holomua;
“Here is some news from here in the country.
“On the 31st of May, the home of J. K. Iosepa was consumed by fire; destroyed were the belongings inside of the house, the furnishings, the bed and other things, and the walls were burned, but the house remained standing as if it is made ready.