Coffee in Keei planted by Princess Likelike, 1878.

Kona Coffee

O Kuokoa Newspaper; Aloha oe:—

Here is something I have seen with my own eyes: a Coffee [Kope] plantation growing in Keei, South Kona.

That Coffee plantation of H. Cooper is perhaps 150 acres large, and the Coffee is growing well, and no disease [kakani] is seen on the Coffee; its leaves are a beautiful green. Continue reading


Hauoli La Hanau, e Kaleiohawaii! 1877.

Held with much celebration was the birthday of the Princess Victoria Kaiulani Kalaninuiahilapalapa Kaleiohawaii, the first-born daughter of Her Highness the Alii the Princess Miriam Likelike and Hon. A. S. Cleghorn, on her second birthday, on this past October 16th, at Waikiki Kai, by way of the holding of a banquet laden with much food.

This day was greatly honored by the arrival of the Alii, the King, and by the great attendance of the Officers from foreign nations, the Captains of the warships, the domestic Officers, and the prominent ones of Honolulu nei. Also present was the band of the King, which entertained folks with their songs.

(Kuokoa, 10/20/1877, p. 2)

Ua malamaia ma ke ano hoomanao mahuahua loa...

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XVI, Helu 42, Aoao 2. Okatoba 20, 1877.