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Duke has a hard name to pronounce... 1918.

WHEN IT COMES TO A SWIMMING RACE, Duke Kahanamoku is as hard to beat as his name is to pronounce, and then some. Experts say this world’s champion is the last word of perfection in sprint swimming. 16 more words

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Duke on the American Olympic Team, 1912.

HAWAIIAN ATHLETE.

Duke Kahanamoku.

Athletes of the United States are looking to Duke Kahanamoku, full-blooded Hawaiian, as the only man on the Olympic team from this country who has a chance to win a place in the swimming events. 76 more words

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I Know Where You Were

I do periodic revisits of different databases, since they are updated from time-to-time. For example, Chronicling America (one of my favorites), which updated their electronic holdings… 659 more words

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Restoration Day celebration, day number 2! 1844.

SECOND DAY OF THE FESTIVAL, AUGUST 1ST.

Thursday morning, Aug. 1st, at 10 o’clock A. M.—a procession was formed of all the juvenile members of temperance societies to the number of one thousand eight hundred of all ages and both sexes. 862 more words

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Multi-day Restoration Day celebration! 1844.

The 31st of July.

The Festivities of the 31st and the three following days—the Anniversary of the Restoration of the Hawaiian Flag by Admiral Thomas. 1,077 more words

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Red Cross knitting drive, 1917.

Red Cross Knitting

The increasing number of knitters in the service of the Red Cross necessitates the publication of the following:

KNITTING DIRECTIONS

Because of a difference in knitting needle sizes in the United States—there being three manufacturers’ gauges which, unfortunately, do not correspond, the Pacific Division of the American Red Cross ask that the women follow the printed directions as near as possible, but try out their needles and yarn to see just what measurement a definite number of stitches gives them. 151 more words

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More bats found, 1905.

Mr. Lydgate over on Kauai, recently saw a specimen of the native Hawaiian bat which was supposed to be extinct. There are other kinds of bats on Kauai and elsewhere, that are neither rare nor extinct. 11 more words

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