Wedding announcement of Joseph Liwai Kukahi and Maria W. Kamala, 1919.


Joseph Liwai Kukahi, for more than a quarter of a century a clerk in the Honolulu postoffice service, and Mrs. Maria W. Kamala were married at 1:30 o’clock yesterday afternoon at the home of the bridegroom, 1141 17th Avenue, Kaimuki. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Samuel K. Kamaiopili of the Oahu Hawaiian Evangelical Association. The witnesses to the wedding were Mrs. Emma M. Nakuina, Continue reading

Zakalia Kapule has gone, 1923.



My dear Solomon Hanohano, Editor of the Nupepa Kuokoa; Aloha oe:–Please allow me some space in your pride for my parcel of tears  placed above, and it will be for you to make it known to the four corners of our beloved land, so that the many friends and companions of my of my beloved living from Hawaii until Niihau will see that Mr. Zakalia Kapule has gone to the other side of life; auwe my dear husband!

Without any forwarning that the angel of destruction would appear at our door,  at 10:00 o’clock p. m., of Thursday, Mar. 22, last week, Mr. Z. Kapule departed, and my dear one, my husband, the ohana, and many friends are grieving for him with a heavy and sad heart. Auwe for me!

My dear man, Mr. Z. Kapule, was born in Kailua, North Kona, Hawaii, the land of Keawe, in the month of February, 1853; and when he left me and our family and friends, he had spent some 70 years breathing the cool air of this world of hardships. Continue reading