One more example of reversed column rules, showing the nation in mourning, 1917.

This one from 102 years ago. Ke Aloha Aina was also a newpaper published weekly. This example is obviously reporting the passing of Queen Liliuokalani. As you look back at the old newspapers, keep your eye out for reverse column ruling, they are important.

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Ke Aloha Aina, Buke XII, Helu 46, Aoao 1. Novemaba 16, 1917.

Liliu and John Dominis arrive in Hilo, 1869.

[Found under: “NU HOU KULOKO.”]

Landed safely.—With the arrival of the schooner Pauahi of the line that runs between Honolulu and Hilo, we hear that the Honorable Governor of Oahu [John Dominis] and his wife [Liliuokalani] Continue reading

O Kamakaeha ia, o Liliu, o Loloku, 1901.

O MAKAAINANA WHO TRULY LOVE THE CHIEF. ARISE, MAKE HASTE.

Show our true aloha for our Royal Mother by going to see Her on Her birthday that will be observed this coming Monday, September 2, from 12 o’clock until 1 p.m. There is only one hour to go in and shake hands with Her. This will be a large royal audience given to the public, from the kamaaina to the malihini, from the lofty ones to the lowly, from the rich to the poor, for the haole and we, Hawaii’s own. The great desire of our beloved Queen is for Her to see us, Her own makaainana going to see Her. Continue reading

A birthday surprise for Princess Liliuokalani, 1874.

Birthday of Princess Liliu.

In the morning of this past Wednesday, September 2, Princess Liliu Loloku Kamakaeha was surprised by the Band, by them coming before her to give their praises to the princess by playing music for her turning thirty-six years old, because she was born here in Honolulu one the 2nd of September 1838 from Hon. C. Kapaakea and the chiefess Keohokalole. Here are the mele that were played: Continue reading

Queen Liliuokalani denied lodging at four hotels in New York, 1901.

QUEEN LILIUOKALANI WAS NOT ALLOWED TO STAY IN FOUR HOTELS IN NEW YORK

NEW YORK. Nov. 30.—Queen Liliuokalani arrived here without any previous announcement, on this past Friday, and she was denied lodging in four of the very beautiful Hotels, that being the Waldorf-Astoria, Savoy, Netherlands, and Plaza. When they went to the Plaza Hotel, a servant of the Queen saw her, and being that he heard them saying that they would be going to the Roland Hotel, this boy went quickly and announced that Queen Liliu was arriving. When they arrived at the Roland Hotel, the  secretary of the Queen, Joshua Aea, asked that they be given the hotel’s best rooms for some ladies, and a room close to that room for him and a friend. Continue reading