Sisters’ of Hawaii Ponoi celebrating their 5th year, 1912.

Celebrating Fifth Anniversary

At 3 in the afternoon yesterday, January 25, 1911 [1912], a banquet was held lavished with Hawaiian delicacies of all sorts, by the Heads and members of the organization, The Sisters’ of Hawaii Ponoi, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Reis in Makiki Heights, to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of their existence. Present was our manager, Joseph Kamai Nalulu because of an invitation he received, and he heartily at his fill.

Manager Joseph Kamai Nalulu offers to the Head and Members of the Hui Sisters’ of Hawaii Ponoi, whose names appear bleow, his great unending appreciation and congratulations for the generosity bestowed upon him. And he also gives his prayers that their existence, progress, and good fortune continues for the benefit of your Organization, through the Omnipotent Heavenly Powers, Amen.


First Honorary President,

—Mrs. Leihulu Keohokalole

Second Honorary President,

—Mrs. E. K. Reis

President—Miss Kamoani

Vice President—Mrs. Malie Auld

Treasurer—Mrs. E. K. Reis

Secretary—Mrs. H. Wm. Aylett

Vice Secretary—Mrs. Punua

Executive Committee

Chairman, Mrs. Geo. Mahe

Mrs. Malie Auld, Miss Kamoani, Mrs. Punua, and Mrs. Kaleikau.


Mrs. Ema Fern; Miss Hickey, Miss Lizzie Fern; Mrs. Alohikea, Mrs. Luka Norton, Mrs. Rose Kapela, Mrs. Mapu; Mrs. Onuila [Oniula?], Miss Spencer, and Julia Hao

With appreciation,


Secretary of the Organization of Sisters of Hawaii Ponoi

[Anyone familiar with this organization?]

(Kuokoa Home Rula, 1/26/1912, p. 4)

Hoomanao no ka piha ana o Elima Makahiki

Kuokoa Home Rula, Buke X, Helu 4, Aoao 4. Ianuari 26, 1912.