Meanwhile, this is what they were reading in English, 1911.

NO RACE SUICIDE IN STONE FAMILY

Mayor Fern’s Multiplying Grotto and the Story of Na Iliili Lanau o Koloa [Na Iliili Hanau o Koloa].

BORN.

STONE—In Honolulu, recently, to the wife of Na Iliili Stone, thirteen Little Stones, sex as yet undetermined.

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ʻIliʻili hānau o Kōloa, Kaʻū, 1911.

The Birthing Pebbles of Koloa.

The pebbles of Koloa, Kau are terribly famous for them giving birth, and their giving birth is attested to by a great number of Hawaiian. This however is something mysterious and difficult for the haole to believe, until they witness it for themselves like Thomas. Continue reading