More on Emalia Kaihumua out and about, 1901.

Sweet Emalia and Moanalua.

Their Problems Before the Court

Moanalua is a youth that we often see with a woman’s necklace all the time, and a women’s pocketbook. He is somewhat feeble-minded, and is always smiling. Moanalua is the name that people know him by, but his real name is something else.

He was arrested for stealing a suit and a pair of slacks from Keoki Woolsey’s place in Waikiki. He did not want a lawyer, and did not want to contest his guilt, and his case is left for the circuit court.

As for Sweet Emalia, she was enjoying the tasty water, swipe [suaipa], and after being filled with this intoxicating liquid, she went along with the two aikane, Kapahu and John Richard [?] on a car ride, in the evening of this past Sunday. The horse was exerted as they sped along King Street, and from the car came that song often heard from children on the streets, “There’ll be a hot time, in the old town, tonight.” This car was seen by a policeman as it sped on crazily, and he called out to stop, but the driver misheard and thought he was being told to speed up; and when the were caught, all the steam was exhausted from the horse resulting from it being run hard. Sweet Emalia and her riding companions were taken to jail [Halewai], and there she entertained the peace officers with her funny antics.

That Emalia was detained with another woman in a single room, and it wasn’t long when they began to display their skill in boxing. The rumbling of the earth was heard, and it was three large officers that separated the two women fighters.

Sweet Emalia was fined $12, and her fellow joy riders were each fined $2.00. Another suit was filed for injuring her companion, but it was dismissed.

(Kuokoa, 10/4/1901, p. 5)

O Sweet Emalia me Moanalua.

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XXXIX, Helu 14, Aoao 5. Okatoba 4, 1901.

More on Emily Kaihumua and the Australia, 1894.

The things you can find on the internet these days! Look at this excerpt taken from the Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild’s page! The six Hawaiians (plus one more) that left Honolulu for SF aboard the Australia mentioned in the previous post!!

SS Australia

Honolulu to San Francisco

February 10, 1894

1  Bill Kanealii, 61y, Male, Married, Farmer, Able to Read/Write, Nationality: 
    Hawaiian, Last Res.: Honolulu, Destination: San Francisco, Has ticket to 
    destination, Passage paid by Haw'n Exhibito, money is blank, has been to SF
    1864, Join relative or friend: No, is under contract to labor

 2  Sam Kolikoli, 18y, Male, Single, Cowboy, Able to Read/Write, Nationality: 
    Hawaiian, Last Res.: Honolulu, Destination: San Francisco, Has ticket to 
    destination, Passage paid by Haw'n Exhibito, money is blank, has been to 
    SF 1886, Join relative or friend: No, is under contract to labor

 3  Luther Kaihumua, 19y, Male, Single, Cowboy, Able to Read/Write, Nationality:
    Hawaiian, Last Res.: Honolulu, Destination: San Francisco, Has ticket to 
    destination, Passage paid by Haw'n Exhibito, money is blank, In US before: 
    No, Join relative or friend: No, is under contract to labor

 4  Arthur Kaihumua, 17y, Male, Single, Cowboy, Able to Read/Write, Nationality: 
    Hawaiian, Last Res.: Honolulu, Destination: San Francisco, Has ticket to 
    destination, Passage paid by: Haw'n Exhibito, money is blank, In US before: 
    No, Join Relative or friend: No, is under contract to labor	

 5  Emily Kaihumua, 22y, Female, Widow, Able to Read/Write, Nationality: Hawaiian,
    Last Res.: Honolulu, Destination: San Francisco, Has ticket to destination, 
    Passage paid by: Haw'n Exhibito, money is blank, In US before: No, Join 
    relative or friend: No, is under contract 
    to labor	

 6  James Shaw, 28y, Male, Married, Painter, Able to Read/Write, Nationality: 
    Hawaiian, Last Res.: Honolulu, Destination: San Francisco, Has ticket to 
    destination, Passage paid by: Haw'n Exhibito, money is blank, In US before:
    No, Join relative or friend: No, is under contract to labor

 8  James B Pakele, 26y6m, Male, Single, Carpenter, Able to Read/Write, Nationality:
    Hawaiian, Last Res.: Honolulu, Destination: San Francisco, Has ticket to 
    destination, Passage paid by self, possesses $100, In US before: No, Join 
    relative or friend: No, is not under contract to labor

Six Hawaiians, including Emalia Kaihumua, headed for San Francisco 1894.

[Found under: “THIS AND THAT.”]

A little after 12 noon, this Saturday, the Australia left full of cargo for San Francisco. It carried 10,659 letters and 5,000 newspapers, and this was the most by far. The value of the domestic cargo is $26,976. Amongst the passengers were six Hawaiians: J. B. Pakele, Emalia Kaihumua, J. Shaw, and some others. The wharf was festooned as it always is.

(Makaainana, 2/5/1894, p. 8)

Mahope iki iho o ka hora 12...

Ka Makaainana, Buke I—-Ano Hou, Helu 6, Aoao 8. Feberuari 5, 1894.

Another mele by Emalia Kaihumua, 1894.

Ka Uouo a ka Hawaii

No Auseteralia kahi aloha,
Mokuahi lawe laina o ka hema,
E ka mokuahi aukai o ka hema,
Hoihoi mai oe i kuu aloha,
Ke lohia ia mai la e Kaleponi,
O ka lohe ka Hawaii e ike,
O oe ka’u i ike aku ai,
I ke ku kilakila i ka oneki,
Ekolu ou pule i ka moana,
I ka ha o ka pule eha oe ia’u,
Aole no oe e pakele aku,
I ka wai uouo a ka Hawaii,
Auhea wale oe e kuu aloha,
Malama pono oe i ka’u wahi,
Haina ia mai ka puana,
Aia i Puuhale kuu Emalia.

Emalia Kaihumua.

(Makaainana, 1/8/1894, p. 3)

Ka Uouo a ka Hawaii

Ka Makaainana, Buke I—-Ano Hou, Helu 2, Aoao 3. Ianuari 8, 1894.

Probably the earliest known version of a song well known today, 1894.

ALOHA O HAWAII.

He aloha Hawaii moku o Keawe
Aina a ka nani me ka maluhia
Hookuku au me Kaleponi
Hawaii ka oi o na Ailana
Na Ausekulia i kono mai ia’u
E naue i ka aina malihini
Aina kamahao i ka’u ike
Ua uhi paapu ia e ka noe
Ike i ka hau hookuakea i ka ili
Hoopumehana i ke ahi kapuahi
Ka iniki a ke anu me he ipo ala
E koi mai ana ia’u e hoi
Ilaila hoi hope ko’u manao
He kaukani mile ko’u mamao
Hu mai ke aloha no ka aina
No ka poi uouo kaohi puu
Haina ia mai ana ka puana
Ke aloha aina ko’u lei ia

Emalia Kaihumua.

Hale Hoikeike Hawaii. Kapalakiko

[This was written while Emalia Kaihumua was performing at the Hawaiian Exhibit [Hale Hoikeike Hawaii] at the California Midwinter International Exposition held in San Francisco. Looking back at was happening at the time in her homeland while she was “a thousand miles away”, it is very heart wrenching to see the many references to home and returning and finally the haina: “Let the refrain be told, Patriotism is my lei.”]

(Leo o ka Lahui, 4/27/1894, p. 3)

ALOHA O HAWAII.

Ka Leo o ka Lahui, Buke II, Helu 929, Aoao 3. Aperila 27, 1894.

Sweet Emalia in Puuhale, 1894.

[Just as an aside, here is a notice for unclaimed mail put out by the postmaster general (Luna Leta Nui), J. M. Oat. These were the days when you had to pick up your mail at the closest post office. Notice that Emalia Kaihumua is listed in the section for Kalihi and Puuhale.]

Na Leta e waiho nei iloko o ka Hale Leta a hiki i ka la 31 o Augate 1894.

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke XXXIII, Helu 36, Aoao 3. Sepatemaba 8, 1894.

A mele for Sweet Emalia, 1893.

Hooheno no Puuhale.

Aia i Puuhale
Ka eha a ka manao
O Sweet Emalia
Kuu aloha ia
Elua maua
I Mauna Tamara
O ka alelehuna [?]
Pohai a ka manu
Kupanaha o iala
I ka ana mai
Eia me a’u
Ka Iwi o Heneri
Okipau ke kolohe
Kiina i ka liko
Ai kapu a ka manu
Iiwi Polena
Eia mai au
Ka Iwi o Heneri
Puuwai hopo ole
A o Rokalia
Haina ka puana
O kuu lei hulu
O  Sweet Emalia
Kuu aloha ia.

[This mele for Sweet Emalia, Emalia Kaihumua, Emily Kaihumua, might sound more familiar to you if you switched out “Aia i Puuhale” with “Aia i Hilo One”. And yes, this is yet another example of why the original newspapers need to be rescanned clearly!]

(Lei Momi, 7/5/1893, p. 3)

Hooheno no Puuhale.

Ka Lei Momi, Buke I, Helu 11, Aoao 3. Iulai 5, 1893.