Follow up on previous post about Peter K. Morse, 1926.

KAINANA HIRAM PASSES ON TO OTHER WORLD

At eleven o’clock in the night of last Tuesday, Mrs. Hiram, who was a kamaaina to the people of this town, Mrs. Elizabeth Kainana Puahi Hiram, grew weary of this life at her home on Makee Road¹ in Waikiki.

She was born on the 22nd of June, 1853, therefore, at her passing, she was 73 years old.

On the evening of this past Sunday, her funeral was held at the mortuary of M. E. Silva.

¹Although spelled Makee, this is pronounced Makī, just as how Ena of Ena Road is pronounced Ina.

(Kuokoa, 8/5/1926, p. 6)

HALA O KAINANA HIRAM MA KELA AO

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke LXV, Helu 31, Aoao 6. Augate 5, 1926.

Letter from a son away serving in the armed forces to his mother, 1918.

PETER K. MORSE

A SON WRITES TO HIS MOTHER.

The picture above is of a Hawaiian boy who left Hawaii nei to join the armed forces in England, and he is currently a corporal in the cavalry for the British cavalry in Canada.

This is the son of Mrs. Kainana Hiram of Kapahulu, Waikiki, whose name is Peter Kalanikuhookahi Morse, and his letter was penned to his mother on the 24th of November. Continue reading