More about the Na’i Aupuni Association, 1925.

Marching Drill Unit of the Ahahui Na’i Aupuni.

In Phoenix Hall, at half past seven on this Saturday night, the Na’i Aupuni Association will hold a play and dance, and the profits from this endeavor will go to the association.

Also shown on that night will be marching with ihe [spears] by the members of the association under the direction of a woman. The drill commands will all be in the old language—the language spoken during the monarchy, by their war leaders.

A prize of ten dollars will be awarded to the one who knows the correct name of the spear, along with the explanation of the true circumstances under which the spear was made.  Tickets are available at the door on that night, or directly from the members of the ticket selling committee.

(Kuokoa, 4/23/1925, p. 2)

Ka Puali Paikau Hookahakaha o ka Ahahui Na'i Aupuni

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke LXIV, Helu 17, Aoao 2. Aperila 23, 1925.

Performance of the great story, “Laieikawai,” 1902.



The Famous Enjoyable Performance of


which is being prepared from the Famed story of LAIEIKAWAI, the Woman of the Twilight, the Striking Beauty of Paliuli. It will be Opened by the Hawaii Ponoi Dramatic Club on the Night of the coming 15th of March.

The ladies and gentlemen thespians are Beautiful and Handsome; they know the language; their voices are sweet and pleasant like the singing Kahuli land shells.

The Feather Capes are lovely, as are the Feather helmets, the spears, and the ti-leaf sandals; so exquisite that it will make your insides tremble.

Come on down to see firsthand this mystifying beauty.

Don’t forget this; the tickets for entrance can be obtained at Wall Nichols Co. on King Street. Make haste.

You will enjoy it.

(Kuokoa, 2/28/1902, p. 5)


Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XL, Helu 9, Aoao 5. Feberuari 28, 1902.