News of Kapoina Dandridge heading back to Hawaii, 1900.

FORTUNE

For Colored Woman.

Will Go to Sandwich Islands.

Disappearance of a Barberton Man. [unrelated story]

(Special Correspondence.)

Barberton, Oct. 5.—Mrs. Smith Dandridge, an estimable colored lady, who formerly resided here, until a year ago, and also in Akron, has gone to the Sandwich Islands to obtain a fortune, which has been willed to her. Continue reading

Return of Margaret Kapoina (Maggnett) Dandridge after more than 40 years! 1901.

BACK TO HAWAII NEI AFTER OVER FORTY YEARS ABSENCE

MR. AND MRS. DANDRIDGE.

FOURTY YEARS away from Hawaii and now returned, is the story of Mrs. Dandridge given below:

Mr. and Mrs. Dandridge arrived in Honolulu on the Sierra two weeks ago. Mrs. Dandridge is a Hawaiian and forty years ago, when about twelve years of age, she was taken to the States by Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Lewers, her parents being dead at the time. Her native name is Kapoina. Continue reading

Educator Mrs. Clara M. Mokumaia retires, 1940.

Mrs. Mokumaia Will Retire After 35 Years as Teacher

By MAY DAY LO

Mrs. Clara M. Mokumaia, principal of Kaloaloa school, was busy checking upon details for a Boy Scouts’ party when we found her for an interview. The sandwiches were being made, cookies were baked and 10 gallons of punch had been ordered. She had put some flowers in the school auditorium to spruce it up a bit for the party.

She had had a busy school day but she was going to return in the evening to make sure that her Boy Scouts had a good time.

“I’m strong for Boy Scout work,” she explained. “Some people object to the Scouts using the school buildings because they might damage them a little but I would rather have better boys than beautiful buildings. It is more than important to have a boy’s life clean and fit.” Continue reading