Death of Remigius Willam Aylett, 1922.

R. W. AYLETT GREW WEARY OF THIS LIFE.

R. W. AYLETT

After being ill for some months, Remigius William Aylett grew weary of this life at 2:30 in the afternoon of Wednesday last week, at his residence on 10th Avenue in Kaimuki. Continue reading

The Royal Hawaiian Band to lose old-timers, 1920.

WANTS TO RETIRE AND RECEIVE A PENSION.

After working as a musician in the Hawaiian Band [Bana Hawaii] for 51 years, James Pohina, one of the oldest persons working with the band, decided he was at a place where he would retire with a pension from the county government. Continue reading

Even more local news from a hundred years ago, 1915.

Local News

On the coming 13th in the month of March, an election for county seats will be held, outside of the City and County of Honolulu.

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On the Sierra of this past Monday, Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Taylor returned to this city after spending a year or so in San Francisco.

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The Young People’s League [Ahahui o ka Poe Opiopio] is planning to put on once more a grand concert in the Opera House [Hale Mele Hou], sometime during the coming month.

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Currently being planned is a special excursion for Honolulu’s people aboard the Kilauea to Kauai next month, this coming February.

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From what is being heard, there is much criticism by the people over the appointing of R. W. Aylett as head of the garbage system, for he has a job in the band [Royal Hawaiian Band].

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