Death of David Kailihiwa, 1923.

AFFECTION FOR KAILIHIWA.

O Editor of the Kuokoa:—please allow me some open space in the columns of the pride of the lahui [the Kuokoa newspaper], so that the many intimates and friends of Kona with its cloud billows and sea in the calm, puffy clouds white like hinano blossoms resting in the calm, and the chilly dew drops fall; that David Kailihiwa, one of the native boys of that land that sees life in the puffy clouds has gone, his face is lost, dust returned to dust, and his soul to He who gaveth, at 3:15 in the afternoon, on this past Tuesday, December 26, 1922, at his home on Kawaiahao Street, and in the afternoon on December 31, 1922,  his funeral service was held at Silva’s mortuary, at the corner of Kukui and Nuuanu streets, and it was at Koula Cemetery where his earthly body was laid to rest for all times. Continue reading

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