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f8 Wanted, more residence buildi ngs in Wailuku. There is no
more pressing need in Wailuku just no w than that of residences
for the new people who desire to. come here and make their homes
with us. Recently several families, who would be an ornament to
any town, have sought vainly to find homes here and have been
compelled to go elsewhere, simply because there are no residences
to let, and this has been true tor
reached a stage where it is bound
homes can. be had or building lots
available, if their owners chose to
would pay the Wailuku Plantation big dividends in the increased
value of its town property, if it would build a dozen commodious
houses to rent on its idle town lands, and private owners should
follow the same example. Nqw is
iuliu to take hold of the matter and
to push the maaer.
j!r A healthy index of chanjeing
Maui is noted in the eagerness
tries and enterprises is snapped up by local capital. Several local
stock companies of this class have been organized on Maui during
the last two or three years, and
largely oversubscribed. Tne present movement of Maui men to
organize a stock company to handle the wholesale liquor trade is a
Striking case in point, and emphasizes the fact that a firm united
andprosperous future is before us. Two meanings are to be drawn
from this, nrst that the people of Maui recognize tne fact tnat we
have a bright future before us, and secondly tnat the people of Maui
propose to reap the benefits of local trade, rather than allow for
eign house and capital to conduct
are to be organized in the future,
poses and there is no douot that
will hnd plenty of ready backers. ,
jg The wisdom of the legislatuj. in extending aid to an inter
island wiruiess telegraph cotony ha already been demonstrated
and ;,iieless messages flash Sly between Kauai and Hawaii via
stations on the intermorfiata j'ands. ' This in connection, with the
. complfitod'cabre and local valephoiiQ ; systems brings the whole
',ir6xd.6 the door yard ofvery man, on the Islands! It Is a larger
thought than is grasped on the instant, and yet it has come so
gradually and naturally that no one has found the place at which
to be surprised. .The chief marvel pehaps is that the Hawaiian
, Island have so advanced as to be abreast of the world in all elec
jfiS The rebellion which has just broken out 'on the Isthmus of
Panama, led by General Cobos against the Colombian govern
ment, will be very likely to result in favorable action by the Colom
bian congress touching the Panama Canal. If it were 'possible for
the isthmian peninsula to wrest its freedom from Colombia it
would be better, but the United States is pledged to prevent that
issue of the rebellion. , The rebellion will not last long, but one of
its results will most certainly be to cause the Colombian congress
to ratify the Panama Canal treaty.
There is no reasonable doubt but that the home rule party will
be an important factor in the November elections, and for that rea
son the platform adopted at the recent home rule convention in
Honolulu is worth study. Emasculated of its denunciations, the read
ing of the residue naturally raises the question as to what may be
expected at the hands of a pure home rule majority. If we are to
judge the future by the past, no worse fate could befall the Terri
tory, and the people of Maui should place men above party for our
local offices at the approaching election.
The-proposed hunting and fishing excursion of a party of
yourg man from Honolulu to Kahoolawe seems to hare a deeper
meaning than appears oa the surface. One who would have sug
gested a year ago tW Kahoolawe anight one day be utilized for
agricultural purpose would have made himself a laughting stock,
yet that is precisely what is in contemplation. It is known that
sisal requires but little moisture and if Kahoolawe ba found avail
able for the purpose there is no doubt but that one day it will be
come one huge sisal farm.
j$ According to a bulletin issued by the Chicago Health Depart
ment a serum has been discovered by. Professor Maragliano, h
distinguished Italian physician, which will achieve as brilliant and
sigual a victory over tuberculosis as Jenner achieved over small
pox. While the two diseases are radically different, the latter be
ing infectious, still it is within the raage of possibility that con
sumption has its antidote in the proposed serum.'
$ Now that the fad of Christian Science has reached the Islands
and has claimed Ex Delegate Wilcox as one of its adherents and al
leged cures, there is no doubt but that it will sweep the Islands and
drive old-fashioned kahunaism to tne wall. While more harmless
than kahunaism, stilll it must be kept within bounds to avoid tbe
evils which it caused on the mainland.
j$ Before another issue of the News it is likely that a new pope
will reign in the stead of Pope Leo of glorious memory. For the
sake of the whole world, it is to be hoped that Leo's successor will
emulate him in, the policy which made Leo's, reign a Massing to
MAUI BLUE BOOK
Hon. J. W. Kalua, Circuit fudge, WoUuhu
L.. K. Crook. :irk Circuit Court. Wailuku
Judge W. A. MuKay Ulnt. Magistrate, Wailuku
" Kabaulelio " ' .
" J. K. Hnnuna, " '
" Plimunu, " "
" Mnboe " ''
) " Kahoohaluhala, "
L. M. Baldwin, Sherlft,
W. E. BalTery, Deputy Sberift
i Edgar Morton, " "
J C. ft. Lluusey, " '
1 F. Wlttrock, "
' U. H. CummlnKS Captain Police.
v H. Iwlona, "
m. Kennu, "
K. C. Ltdsty, " "
, 1. K. Walamau, ' '
V. T. Robinson, Tlx Assessor,
J. N. K. Keola, Deputy Assessor
G. Punn, '
M. . U. Reuter, "
several years past. Wailuku has
to gro w for some years yet, if
obtained. There are many lots
put'them on the market, and it
the time for the citizens of VVai
organize a citizeus committee
and improving conditions on
with which stock in local indus
in each case toe stock has been
our business. . Other companies
for industrial and business 'pur
all such legitimate enterprises
The following poetic ninl scholarly
sketch of the beauties, . myths and
history of the famous Iao Valley, spe
cially written for the July number of
'Sidelights," by Jas. N. K. Keola of
VYbiluku is presented to our readers
as a rare treat.
A few years offo Senator Clark of
Wyoming, in a moment of ecstacy
and while deeply inspired by its grand
and majestic environments, declared
Iao Valley as the Yosemite of Ha
waii. These words of adulation were
not Inspired by momentary flattery,
as others who have feasted their
eyes on the famous place, thousands
of miles away, were also of the same
opinion. My native Kauai, the Gar
den Isle, is richly blessed with a su
perabundance of Natuies beauties.
Waialeale is grand, and Kahhikolo,
the home of the sweet scented moki
hana find lauae, are picturesque in
the extreme, but Iao Valley pos
sesses charms peculiarly its own.
Tourists who desire to pay Iao n
visit are advised to start from Wai
luku about seven o'clock in the morn
ing, or earlier, if possible. Com
petent guides and trusty animals can
be gotten from the leading stables in
Wailuku. After leaving the gov.
ernment reservoir at the foot, of the
valley, at an elevation of about five
hundred feet, th visitor may feel a
liitle disappointed at l.he view of the
valley right in front of him: Hills ris
ing1 to bout' three thousand feet and
thickly covered in places with the
common pest known as lantana, lie
before on either side. The guide will
pilot you through rugged paths rend
ered almost impassable in places by
streams of water gushing out from
leaking plantation flumes. During
the summer .months Iao stream is as
smooth os the proverbial mill pond,
safe for any one to cross either afoot
or mounted. After leaving the first
crossing the traveller passes over a
winding, stony path with tall, sweet
mountain guavas growing on either
side. Tbe road from here is tairly good
until "Pani VVai-o-Iao," or the fa
mous "dam of Iao," immortalized in
history an the place where was fought
the great battle between tbe sons of
Kabekili, king of Maui, and Kameha
meha the great, is reached. A little
above this is the second crossing,
and from here begin the real
woes of t'ae Visitor. This cross
ing can be safely made, however,
with the exercise of a little care.
Once the other side is reached
the visitor passes ' over a narrow
path with tall, thick lantanas tower
ing even above the rider's head. You
now enter a beautiful kukui grove.
At this grove (Camp Dole) a big luau
was given years ago to Hon. S. B.
Dole, then President pf the Republic
of Hawaii. Hero also a little stream,
Keakihole, gently flows into Iao riv
er. Onward the visitor presses, his
steed passiug . numerous points of
historic interest, and at length he
arrives at the third crossing, and be
fore hin is presented a panorama of
indescribable loveuess. Fron here
on the valley should properly be call
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ed Iao Canyon. On the west side of
the narrow entrance to the cnyons
Kt ands n rock or a huge liou'.der call
ed "Ka-Pili-a-Kakae." Kakae was
a Maui chief who lived about the sir
toenth century. Somewhere in this
vicinity ho .concealed himself as be
was being sought to Im killed. One
day a young girl spied thu shadow of
waving royal feather kaMlis in the
clear waters of the river below, so
the story goes. Looking uove bhe
detected the kahua or body guard of
Kakae keeping constant vigil over
their chief and waving the kuhilis in
the breeze, as were the prevailing
customs of the native born princes of
the land. She reported what she saw
to her people and men were dispatch
ed post haste to apprehend Kakae,
who was soon after captured and
killed without being court martialcd,
as civilized enpton would have done
in the premises. The place where
the bones of Kakae were hidden by
his retainers remain a mystery to
this day. Almost opposite the his
toric rock of Ka-Pili-a-Kakac, a few
hundred feet away on tlie north
stinam, rises in majestic grandeur u
lofly cone, having the appearance of
a pyramid. It is the celebrated Ku
kaemoku, or the Needle. It rises to
almost the same height. a the famous
Pali-o-ohi-o-M.tkaua at Haenu, Kau
ai. lt.s front has inn appearance of
a palisade: One solid rock rising al
most perpendicularly to a height of
about tfo thousand feet and taper
in s to a point at the top. At the
base of this noble perpetual sentinel
to lao canyons lived a few centuries
ay;o a most beautiful girl. Her h'gure
and form was sn near perfection that
a Raphael n iul have selected her
for a model representing a Hawaiian
Venus. Her name was L'ualilnepii
(climbing oid uomun), a name must
unsuitable to a maiduu so beauleously
fair. She possessed, however, a
voice so unpleasant and hideous that
other maidens, jralous of liur unsur
passed uaturul beauty, made fun of
her. Luahinepli had a lover who
lived at the beach near . Puukukalo.
Other maidens luuKed upon him us a
possible suitor, but like u 11 true lov
ers he turned a deaf ear lo their en
treaties. The rival belles met and
agreed to circulate a report iu this
wise: "Ua loheia ko leo kapu e e
ipo i Moealoha." (Your sacrtd voice
has been heard by . your lover at
Lover's-dream). This soon reached
the ears of Luahinepit. She felt deep
ly these, to her, most humiliating
words. In her frantic moments she
sought to end life and freehtrselt
from the cares and woes of this de
ceptive world. But uulike Aeneases
of old, wnose lover placed her on a
funeral pile, Luabinepii scaled to the
top of Kukaemoku, called Nanahoa,
and from its dizzy height dashed her
self headlong to the valley beneath,
and the waters of tbe Iao were al
most made incarnadine with her
blood. How she ever reached the top
is a mystery, for no livingssoul of the
present generation would be fool
hardy enough to climb to the top of
Needle, and even an Alpine climber
would give up the attempt when
about a few feet from its base. After
leaving the Needles, the traveler
crosses the stream and then goes up
the narrow, winding path leading to
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the plateau several . hundred feet
above. Tl is table land is called Ka
alaholo. Around its entire buse treti
tly How streams of pure crystal like
mountain water. When the top is
reached the v'sitor views a scene so
grand, noble, inspiring and majestic
that i!s equal cannot be found within
the bounds of the Hawaiian Islands.
It is beautiful beyond camparinon.
Imagine yourself standing at the bot
tom of a huge bowl four miles wide
and about tire miles long, and look
up with awe at the crest of the Iao
mountains above, lising to a height
of abont four or five thousand feet.
Tne circumference of the ri.lges
which encompass Iao canyons is about
twenty miles. They rise up almost
perpendicular all around, and are in
accessible except in a few places.
And from the summits of these tall,
lofty precipices, "Pali lele a-koae"
or the home of seabirds, play myriads
of tiny water falls in mid air, which,
as they reach th bottom, form a part
of the mighty Iao st ream. In .yeais
,'enp by, and before the opening of
new Pali road to Lahaina, natives
used to go to to Lahaina over these
(Continued nest week).
Kerosene Oil Gasoline
Cold Watches Silver Watches
Groceries Dry Gocds Clothing
In part as follows:
Everett Classico Everett Ginghams
Mercerised Silk Zephyr
Emoroidered Swiss Dots
W. F. Mossman
R. R. CO.
And Dsaleri n
Wilder S. S. Co.
Terminals at Wailuku,.
WON CIIEONG, Prop.
First Class Restaurant
Meals at All Hours
Fresh Bread, Pies and Cakes
Cigars, Cigarettes fc Tobacco
Canned fruits of all kinds, jellies and
jams for sale.
High St., . Wailuku.
J. F. CUNNINGHAM & CO,
34 & 36 Steuart St. S. F., Cal
v Dealers in all Kinds of Pro
visions and Fancy Groceries
C. T. GREEN,
THE ROTHENBERG CO.
117 Battery St San Francisco, .C
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN LIQUORS .
Old Judge WhisKey .McBrazer S. IS.
Gladstone Rye. v
C. T. GREEN,
Your Brand of
Ice Cold Beer
Always On Tap
Choice Wine for Bar and Table Use'
Cold Drinks and All Varieties of
Aerated and Mineral Waters
A. K. STENDER Proprietor
T. B. LYONS, Prop."
Ice Cold Beer
ALWAYS ON HAND .
First Class Wines & Liquors
Prima and Seattle Beer
Market St., (Adjoining old Meat
Opposite Wailuk Depot
Wholesale & Retail Liquor Dealers.
Soblltz Beer that made Milwaukee famous,
Anheuser Busch ft John Wielaud New Brew.
O. P. S. Bourbon, Rye ft Sour-mash. '
Old Gov'ttOld Pepper ft Cape Horn Whiskey,
Duffy's cure malt ft Twaad'. nnn niiitnnii.i
SpruBQfle-Slsnley's famousO.F.C.ft Ken.f avorlt
vw.w ui u wu ifuu& uu war & Li.u.Li.Bootoh Whlske J
D. C. L. Old Tom. ft London nr. im.ni..iri.
Palm Tree, ft Palm Boom Gin.
Hecnessy's .Brandy ft Australian Boomers n f
Kohler ft Van Borsens wlni th. ammo tnn:
nook wines, Q.H.Mumm ft Co. ez-dry Champagne
We make a specialty of shipping.
Matt. McCamn Proprietor
America & Scotch Whiskey .
Beer, Ale' Wine--lea
Lahaina, Maul T. IL