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DIED.—At Honolulu, September 29, 1902, Mary Elizabeth Green, aged 72 years.
Miss Mary E. Green the subject of the above obituary notice, was born at Lahainaluna, Dec. 14, 1830, where she resided with her father, Rev. J. S. Green, till 1842, when the family removed to Makawao. In 1864 she became a teacher at Maunaolu and remained there till 1869 when the seminary was burned down. From 1882 to 1885 she again taught at the seminary, until called to Honolulu to take charge of missionary work,where she ended her days. Continue reading →
O Alaula—Aloha to you:—I want to tell you of some things pertaining to my travels on Hawaii. On the 6th of August, we boarded the Kilauea to sail to Hawaii. It was a fine day; we sailed that day and night.
We stopped in Kealakekua.
At nine o’clock that next day we landed at the cape of Kaawaloa. We had many thoughts when we saw that place famous in the old days. We entered the house of a chiefess, Mrs. L. K. Pratt, my schoolmate in days past. We shared aloha; we at oranges [alani] and melon [ipu], and smelled the wind of Kaawaloa, and we all boarded the steamship. Continue reading →
We regretfully hear that at the end of this year, the teacher, Mrs. Mary E. Green, head of the girls’ school of Waialua, her post as principal of the school, and perhaps the school will be abandoned by the government and others who give it help, Continue reading →
[Found under: “NA LETA A NA HAUMANA O HALEIWA, WAIALUA.]
Aala, Honolulu, July 6, 1881.
Miss Mary E. Green: Much aloha to you and the students of the school, who enjoy the comfort of Haleiwa, my dear home where I was educated.
I have great appreciation for your thoughts which were printed in the Nupepa Kuokoa in January of this year, calling to us, the students of Haleiwa from the time of Rev. O. H. Gulick until today; and being that I was a student of the school, I am glad to respond. Here below are the drops of lehua nectar of the bird of Waoala.*
ANNOUNCEMENT TO THE PREVIOUS STUDENTS OF THE BOARDING SCHOOL OF WAIALUA, OAHU.
Pertaining to Haleiwa.
Haleiwa is the name of this Boarding School here in Waialua, the place where girls were educated; O. H. Gulick was the first teacher who lived here; after he left Waiohinu, Kau, this school was rebuilt, during the time he lived here and directed the school, and this school was named Haleiwa. Continue reading →