Kulamea: A Little Romance of Honolulu
Posted: April 1, 2014 Filed under: Articles, Teasers
In 1893, after overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy, a Texas newspaper ran a fictional love story of Mr. Balfour and Kulamea, a daughter of a wealthy Hawaiian in Honolulu.
The story’s dialogue featured Pidgin and used local terms including “pau,” “luna,” and “pilikia.”
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