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And more on the passing of John G. M. Sheldon, 1914.


At nine o’clock in the morning of this past Friday, the life breath of John Kahikina Kelekona left forever at his home; he was a very famous historian, and an old newspaperman in this town in years past, and his famous works will become an unforgettable monument to him. 261 more words

Death Announcement

Kahikina Kelekona, John G. M. Sheldon, editor of the Hawaii Holomua, arrested for speaking, 1893.


Has Anybody Any Rights Under the Provisional Government?

Argument of the Question in the Circuit Court.

John G. M. Sheldon, editor of the Holomua, who is deprived of his liberty under a warrant issued by the President of the Provisional Government, was produced in the First Circuit Court before Judge Frear, at 11 o’clock this forenoon, under a writ of habeas corpus. 2,423 more words

Aloha Aina

On Aloha Aina, 1893.

“Breathes there a man with soul so dead,
Who never to himself hath said,
This is my own my native land.”

Many of those who support honestly the present state of affairs, have done so in the full hope and belief, that thereby the flag of their country—the Stars and Stripes—will float over the land in perpetuity. 337 more words


Liliuokalani's horse riding association, 1892.

A Summons—All the members of the Liliuokalani Horse Riding Association and Carriage Riding Association are invited. To gather at Iolani Palace, on the Palace Grounds, at 1 p. 39 more words


"The Value of Hawaiʻi 2," 2014 and beyond.

The last post reminded me of this newly released must read, The Value of Hawaiʻi 2: Ancestral Roots, Oceanic Visions, edited by Aiko Yamashiro and Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua. 302 more words

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Winona Kapuailohia Desha Beamer, 1943.

By Pilialoha Hopkins

Miss Winona Kapuailohia Desha Beamer, a graduate of the Kamehameha Schools for Girls, class of ’41, returned from Barnard college, New York. 220 more words

Aloha Aina

Construction of the Bishop Museum, 1889.


The Kinau brought this morning two slabs from a heathen temple or heiau at Kapoho, Puna, Hawaii. They are to be placed in the Bishop Museum now in course of erection at the Kamehameha school grounds. 44 more words