Mother’s Day a hundred years ago at Kaumakapili Church, 1921.


Whereas this coming Sunday, the 8th, is declared as the day to commemorate mothers, whether they have died or are here living.

Therefore, it will be commemorated at Kaumakapili Church at 11:00 on that day. Mother Mrs. Withington will be that one who talks about the full story and of the establishment of Mother’s Day, and it is remembered every year. Continue reading

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