—On the 30th of April another case occurred near Hanalei, Kauai, which, though it did not result in murder, shows that the natives are rapidly progressing in all the attendant arts of civilization. A colored man of Wainiha, named William Hodges, and a married man, Continue reading
Attempt at Strangling.—We learn that on the 30th ult., at Wainiha, Kauai, a colored man, named William Hodges, narrowly escaped being strangled by having had a lasso put around his head, while asleep, by parties operating from outside the house, assisted by some one of the inmates. Investigation of the parties is now being held.
(Polynesian, 5/10/1862, p. 3)
[Found under: “NA MEA HOU O HAWAII NEI.”]
—On this past 30th of April, while a black haole, William Hodges is his name, was sleeping with another man in his house; his neck was placed in the loop of a lasso by his wife, Continue reading