Death of John P. Hale, 1935.

FORMER JAILER AND KAMAAINA DIES, AGED 77

J. P. Hale Succumbs to Long Illness, Funeral Held Here Today

J. P. Hale, 77, a well-known kamaaina of Hilo who served as jailer at the Hilo county jail during Sheriff Sam Pua’s administration died at his home at 224 Lanikaula St. at 2:30 a. m. today. Death came as a result of a long illness which caused the deceased to be confined in his bed for  many months. Continue reading

Death of Archie Hapai, 1933.

Career Ends

ARCHIE HAPAI
dies in Hilo

Archie Hapai, Veteran Hilo Clerk, Dies

(Special to The Advertiser by Mutual Wireless)

HILO, Jan. 14—Archie Hapai, county clerk for the past 17 years, died last night of heart disease at his home in Wainaku. Hapai had been in poor health for many years. Continue reading