What sacrifices are you making for the good of your family and friends and neighbors? Here is what North Kona folks were doing. 1881.

THE INTENTIONS OF THE MAKAAINANA OF NORTH KONA, ISLAND OF HAWAII, FOR THE GOOD OF THE THRONE AND THE WELL-BEING OF THE PEOPLE.

We, the makaainana of the King, living in the district of North Kona, Hawaii island.

Through our Committee, humbly report that under the protection of the Law, for the life of the People and the good of the Throne of Hawaii. Continue reading

Quarantine (Hoomalu) notice by the government 140 years ago, 1880.

Board of Health, Notice!!

The following regulations of the Board of Health are still in force and notice is hereby given that San Francisco is considered a “port known to be infected with small pox.”

It is further ordered that all persons specially permitted to land from any vessels arriving from San Francisco in less than fifteen days passage, shall report in person to the port Physicians at least once a day, until a period of fifteen days, shall have elapsed since leaving San Francisco. Continue reading

Then from 2/19/1881, “Ko Hawaii Pae Aina” started printing list after list after list of reported cases of smallpox and deaths as a result thereof. 1881.

Reported Cases of Smallpox.

We place below the list of all people who contracted Smallpox and was known to the Board of Health—beginning on the 4th of December 1880, until this past 17th of February 1881:
Dec. 4—Amosalson, from the steamship Australia.
Dec. 10—White, from the steamship Australia.
Dec. 25—Chow Fork, from the steamship Cassandra.
Jan. 3—Gee Sam, from the steamship Cassandra.
Jan. 19—Tah Tin, from the steamship Quinta.
Jan. 24—Cheong Hoy, from the steamship Quinta.
Feb. 2—Chan Pou, Ho Kau, He Sang, Chou Fa, Wong Neet, Su Wah, Tuen Kam, all from the steamship Mei Foo.
Feb. 4—Keawe (female), from Kaopuaua.
Feb. 5—Lono, from Kepohoni; Kealoha (f), from Kaumakapili; Kamala, from Honokaupu; Kaeo, from the grounds of Queen Emma; Wahinelili (f), from Kikihale; Sam Kalalau, Piimoku, Akowana, Kini (f), Kakeo (f), and Kepola (f), from Kaopuaua; Ieke and Nahuina, of Kikihale.
Feb. 6—Pua, from the grounds of Queen Emma; Eliza Crowningburg, from Kikihale; Maikai, Ioba, and Kalamimea (f), from Kaopuaua.
Feb. 7—Paapaina and Hookano, from Honokaupu; Nakaa (f), from Kepohoni; Kaliko (f), from Kaopuaua; G. Lucas, Jr., from Kukui Street; Gibbs, from Queen’s Hospital; Piimoku (f), from Pualoalo; Kahopu (f), from Hamohamo; Namakalele (f), from Kalihi; Amoe (f), from Kalihi Waena.
Feb. 8—Leon Dejean, from Hotel Street; Kane, from Beritania Street; Kamohomoho, from Kahapaakai; Eliza Lucas, from Kukui Street; Hattie Akau, from Beritania Street.
Feb. 9—Miss Saxton, from Hotel Street; Kuanalewa, from Pauoa; Makaimi, from Kepohoni.
Feb. 10—Chinese girl, Kaneohe; Awai, Kailua; Nellie Solomon (f), Kapuukolo; Namahana (f), Kulaokahua. Feb. 11. Jas. Veltman, Beritania Street; Mahoe, grounds of Queen Emma; Kana, Waipio, Ewa; —————, Waimalu, Ewa; Kailianu, Kaumakapili. Feb. 12. Poaimoku, Kepohoni; Hao, Schooner Pauahi. Feb. 13. —————, Waipio, Ewa; Wahinekua (f), Waipake, Kauai; Feb. 14. Kapahi, Waikiki; Ane Nawahineelua, Kikihale. Feb. 15. Ah Chou, from the Chinese steamship Septima; Ah Chung, from the same vessel. Feb. 16. Sam Fong, Ah Fat, from that Chinese steamship. Feb. 17—D. W. Aiwohi, from Kamakela; Kaaea (f), from Kepohoni; Nailima (m), and Kahikona (f), from the grounds of Queen Emma; 1 Chinese, from the steamship Septima.
There are two patients reported from Waianae, one Chinese and one Hawaiian, but we don’t have their names.
From amongst those who came down with the illness, 9 died—2 haole died by suicide [make naauaua?], 1 Chinese, and 6 Hawaiians. The rest are under quarantine.
(Ko Hawaii Pae Aina, 2/19/1881, p. 2)
NA MAI HEBERA I LOHE IA MAI.

Ko Hawaii Pae Aina, Buke IV, Helu 8, Aoao 1. Feberuari 19, 1881.