Kuhio talks to the Sana Lui graduates, 1918.


Honolulu, July 8.—At a party given by the Saint Louis Alumni Association [Hui Haumana Mua o Sana Lui], that was in the evening of this past Sunday, Representative Kuhio was invited to speak before that banquet, and he spoke without mincing his words. He strongly criticized W. R. Farrington and Frank Atherton, the owners of the Star-Bulletin newspaper, and called that newspaper, “A newspaper for the rich,” Continue reading


Pressured by their teachers, 1893.


We were told that the students of Saint Louis School [ke Kula o Sana Lui] were prohibited from placing the ribbon of the annexationists upon their chests. And we were also informed that the students of Kamehameha

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David Paoo Jellings for Sheriff, 1928.


Candidate for Sheriff

For the peace of our county.

I am a native of this island. I was born on Desha Street, Palama, and I wad educated at Saint Louis College [kula nui o Sana Lui]. I served for fourteen years as the head of the finance department of the Post Office with good conduct, and I pledge to work diligently should you give me that post of sheriff, and I will strive with all my might to have peace dwell in our land.

(Alakai o Hawaii, 10/4/1928, p. 4)


Ke Alakai o Hawaii, Buke 1, Helu 23, Aoao 4. Okatoba 4, 1928.

This is pretty awesome. A hundred years ago, Sun Yat-sen’s son, Sun Fo is leaving for China, 1912.

[Found under: “Local News”]

Here in Honolulu is Sun Fo, the child of Dr. Sun Yat-sen who is serving as President of the Republic of China. Just as his father was a favorite of the Chinese of this town, so too is he being treated with great affection these days. He is on his way to meet up with his father. This boy was born at Kamaole, Kula, Maui, in 1892, and he graduated from Saint Louis School the past year. He will continue his travels to China aboard the Chiyomaru. This Thursday, he visited with Governor Frear and Queen Liliuokalani.

[It seems many other sources like this one say Sun Fo was not born here in Hawaii… “Sun Yat-sen in Hawai’i: Activities and Supporters”]

(Aloha Aina, 1/6/1912, p. 4)

Eia i Honolulu nei o Sun Fo...

Ke Aloha Aina, Buke XVI, Helu 1, Aoao 4. Ianuari 6, 1912.