Ka Puuhonua o na Hawaii, 1916.

NEW HAWAIIAN WEEKLY, KA PUUHONUA, IS OUT

Ka Puuhonua (The Observer) is the title of a small Hawaiian weekly which has made its appearance in Honolulu, the first issue seeing the light last Friday. It is published by the Protective Publishing Company, of which Delegate Kalanianaole is president. Mayor Lane, vice president; Rev. Akaiko Akana, secretary; D. P. McGregor, treasurer; John H. Wise, auditor, with S. C. Dwight and William J. Sheldon as directors. Rev. Akaiko Akana, head of the Young People’s League is editor of Ka Puuhonua with James H. S. Kaleo as assistant editor. In an early issue John H. Wise will publish a “dream” in which he will tell the Hawaiians what transpired in the past, what is happening now and what the future will likely bring them.

(Hawaiian Gazette, 4/14/1916, p. 5)

NEW HAWAIIAN WEEKLY, KA PUUHONUA, IS OUT

The Hawaiian Gazette, Volume IX, Number 29, Page 5. April 14, 1916.

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Even more local news from a hundred years ago, 1915.

Local News

On the coming 13th in the month of March, an election for county seats will be held, outside of the City and County of Honolulu.

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On the Sierra of this past Monday, Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Taylor returned to this city after spending a year or so in San Francisco.

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The Young People’s League [Ahahui o ka Poe Opiopio] is planning to put on once more a grand concert in the Opera House [Hale Mele Hou], sometime during the coming month.

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Currently being planned is a special excursion for Honolulu’s people aboard the Kilauea to Kauai next month, this coming February.

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From what is being heard, there is much criticism by the people over the appointing of R. W. Aylett as head of the garbage system, for he has a job in the band [Royal Hawaiian Band].

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