Kamehameha V as recalled by R. A. Lyman and W. D. Alexander, 1902.


Bold and Wise Sovereign as Remembered by R. A. Lyman.

Hawaii has not been known to the world very many years, but during that time a King of whom she may well be proud has reigned over the land, a King who would compare very favor­ably with the monarchs of more en­lightened nations. Kamehameha V., who ascended the throne of the Ha­waiian Islands upon the death of Ka­mehameha IV. in 1863.

Before ascending the throne Kameha­meha V. had acted as Minister of the Interior under Kamehameha IV. He had a very strong will, so that he was not Minister in name alone, but attended faithfully to the duties of his office. Continue reading

Frederick S. Lyman appointed as Judge, 1869.

[Found under: “NU HOU KULOKO.”]

The King appointed F. S. Laimana (Fele) of the Kanilehua rain of Hilo as Circuit Judge for the District of Hilo in place of R. A. Laimana [Rufus Anderson Lyman], Lieutenant Governor, because of the amount of work on his hands.

(Kuokoa, 2/20/1869, p. 2)


Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke VIII, Helu 8, Aoao 2. Feberuari 20, 1869.