Eating beached dolphin at Waikane, 1863. — nupepa

[Found under: “NA MEA HOU O HAWAII NEI.”] Beached Fish.—We received a letter from “S. E. K. Hulililuaikeanuwaiokanahele” of Waikane, Koolaupoko, informing us of the beaching of a large Dolphin [Naia] at that place, on the 20th of this month. Its length was six feet, and its circumference was 12 feet; its flesh was eaten […]

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Hawaiian Delegation to Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee

Today in history — June 22, 1897 — Hawaii’s Provisional Government sent a delegation to Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee. Four years after the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy, Maj. Curtis Piʻehu ʻIaukea would wear his Jubilee Medal from Queen Victoria’s jubilee in 1887. Read more about it in “Off for London: Hawaiian Delegation to Queen’s Jubilee.”

“Off for London: Hawaiian Delegation to Queen’s Jubilee”
Pacific commercial advertiser, May 3, 1897, Image 1
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