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Saturday, August : : 8
jflfc The Advertiser justly claims
maiv r uivu 1. una UJUUQ lit uwuail Ul uiivi.iucu AMlUJluf vmv
. evidently the Advertiser regards the efforts of the Maui News in
chis direction aa nit. because aver sinra the News am)eared. in
Arl tirrhf n-hth if Vi .1 c ....win in Vl...l . l i.iAfr.hnH tu.minn hnt.
fbmttry, 1900, It has made one steady, continuous fight for small
And diversified industries. It is true though, that the utterances
of the Advertiser, as compared with those of News, have been like
thunder of a cunnon as contrasted with the piff of a pop-gun. How
ever the News has kept steadily popping away, and instead of
feeling jealous of the good work accomplished by the Advertiser
tn this direction, it lifts its hat in respectful admiration for what
ias been accomplished by its big neighbor. Nothing that the Ad
vertiser has ever done has been of more benefit to the Islands than
its advocacy of small farming, and may it continue its good work
until our Islands are tilled with thrifty and industrious small
The scholarly editor of the Independent justly finds fault with
the mangled Hawaiian quotations in the well written article of
James K. Keola concerning the Iao Valley and rigntly places the
blame where it belongs on the shoulders of careless haole editors.
This however "suggests a suggestion," and that is that the Hawaii
ans themselves should initiate a movement to establish a college at
some eligible lace on the Island where pure nd classic Hawa
iian should be taugnt and preserved witn ils meles-und gepealpgies.
Many haoles .would gladly subscribe to -aid in founding such a
college. Why not do this, Broker esta? ;-
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Jjjj It is a singularly shortsighted policy on tho part of the Wilder
Steamship Company to have refused reduced rates to the Elks
team of ball players thus preventing them from accepting the liberal
offer of the Maul Athletic Association to come to Maui and play
match game of ball on Aug. 12.. Had half rates been offered, not
only the the team but also many of their friends would have come
over on the Claudine, all of whteh would have been clear gain to
the company. A return game in Honolulu would doubtless- have
followed, so that the company have done 'themselves a double
injury. ' . .
JQi The completion and opening of" the magnificent Alexander
Young hotel in Honolulu is chapter one of tourist travel to the Isl
ands, aud is one of our leading advertisements. -It is to be hoped
that-Hito will follow the example of .Honolulu in the matter of a first
class hotel for tourists. Wailuku should -then 'follow suit with a
$100,000 hotel. Three such hotels on theIslands would be the best
possible drawing card for tourists, because those who travel for
pleasure have a right to demand tnat travel be . made, pleasant by
high class hotel accommodations.
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$0$ That the Folsom-convicts should so far have avoided capture
need not excite surprise. A small band of desperate men well
armed and concealed in the forests and mountain fastnesses of
California are not to be easily reckoned with. . Two or three, men
even can hold a hundred at bay, especially of militia. Some years
since a small bund of Modoc iudians for months defied the best ef
forts of tho United States army in the rocky fastnesses of the lava
beds of Southern Oregon. It is not at all probable that the Folsom
convicts will be captured.
It is titso to begin to line up fur the political campaign. The
approaching tihto will probably be a clean cut one between two
parties, the .republicans and the homo rulers. That the republicans
represent tho progressive element, and that the' home rulers in.
elude the ignorant class is an undenied truism. There aro however
intelligent and progiessive home rulers us well as'u-considerable
democratic, vote, and a liberal .policy on the part of the republicans
would do much to unite the intelligent vote
jQs The recent earthquake In California. is another- illustration of
the fact ttiat -the-Islajids, . t hough of volcanic origu, are far more
.exempt from earthquakes and - volcanic upheavals than are 'the
regions adjacent to the Sierra Nevada range of Mountains extend
ing from' Alaska to. Patagonia. -.. Although. we have active volcanoes
stand the truth that we are immune fr.om temblors.
jCj; flThero are young men in Waduku today who have visited the
cave of bones in upper Iao Valley aud who state that the only relic
in the cave is one-solitary skull bone Itfis thereforsquite likely
that the party which guided King David Kalakaua to Jtho. cave were
deterred by superstition rather
the cave. A party in Vv ailuku, is soon to be formed for tho purpose
of further exploring the cave. . ' '
There seems to be no particularly good reason why a mer
chantable article of wrapper tobacco cannot e raised on Maui,
and expected experiments in this direction by Jared Smith are
auxiously awnitort." 'Not onlyi wrapper but also filler, tobacco will
evoiitually be -grow, on Maui, the quality of which of courso will
lietermine its value.
MAUI BLUE BOOK
Hon. i. W. Kalnn, Circuit fudge, WuIIuku
L. It. Crook, lerk Circuit Court. Wailuku
Judge W. A. McKay Diet. Magistrate. Wailuku
" Ctaas. Copp, ' Makawao
' " Kol suluiio ' . " . L.ahalna
" Kalnikuu, " Hxmmiulii
' J. R. Hanuna, " ' . Hana
" Piimanu, " " Kliiahuln
" Mb hoe ' ' Mulokat
" Kahoohalahala, " ' . banal
L. M. Baldwin, Sberlfl, Wailuku
W. E: Baitpiry, Deputy BneriD Wailuku
Edgar Morton, " " Ma'iawiio
C. K. Lindsey, " ' Uahulna
b W tttrock, " ' Hana
U. Trimble. " ' Molokal
(). H. Cummings Captain Police. Waluku
H. Iwiena, ' " Mokawao
Wm. Keauu, " Lahaina
E. C. LcdRoy. " ' " aua
J. K. Waiamau, " ' ;. Kolaupapa
W. T. Koblnaon, Ttx Assessor, wailuku
J. N.K.Keola, Deputy Assessor Wailuku
W. O. Aiken, " "
G. Punn, Lahalne
M. H. Reuter, ' " Hana
credit for the long, single-hand-
than inability to. reiich 'and eftter
(Concludtd from last week).
i Princess Naahienaeutt, elsler of
Kauikeouli, Kamehainelia III, was
borne on the shoulders of her faithful
attendants across the mountains to
Labaina during the thirties. Mrs.
Laura P. Judd was also said to have
been carried in a manele or basket
over tho same road to Labaina by
natives. S. F. Alexander claims to
be the only one in recent years that
ever made Lahaina across these
mountains, but sad to relate there is
no native living who can "act as a
competent guide over these precipi
tous loads to Lahaina. Perhaps
Kapela, the highest peak of the Li
hau Ridge, overlooking Olowalu, Is
the most interesting one In Ian, for
somewhere among ils numerous dark,
hidden recesses, no living soul knows
where, is the cave containing tho
boues of the kings aud chiefs of Maui.
In this cave were supposed to have
been hidden the boues of Kahckili,
and Kalamkupule, his son, and other
royal personages of Maui.'' Other
authorities claim, however, . that
after the death of Kahckili on OaLu
in 1795 his bones wero sent to Ha
waii. Sometimes during 1881 the
late King David Laamca Kalakaua,
with native kaamauinus from Wai
luku, spent a day iu Iao Valley try
ing to locate the cave with the royal
treasures, but be gave up. the at
tempt lu despair. Either the natives
did not know the tiuct location of
the cave, or they would not show the
place on account of tho prevailing
superstition that he who give away
the bones of the kings would surely
die, but at any rate, uone of the ten
men knew where the place was. W.
p. Jveanu was one of the party, and
according to his statement somo of
thorn climbed a lofty lehua tree and
from that elevated position thoy
looked into a cave and saw some
bones, but they could not make out
whether they were human boues or
uot.' Some of them had the temerity
to believe they belonged to animals,
but the question would be asked how
the animals ever got there, for no
human being of later days, and not
even goats, could get. there. But
this can only be answered by the
fact that the natives of the last ceu
tury were, by far, greater and . su
perior athletes than their brothers of
today, and what would seem Impossi
ble nowadays was within the range
of possibility then. For it is recorded
in history how Kamehameha the
Great used to lift men In the air and
break them In two, and how he per
formed other eats equally super
human, that would make his modern
brethren hide their faces for vNjry
shame. That was the age of athletic
feats. They would have excelled in
base ball, too, had that game been
known at that time.
There is no doubt that this cave,
known as Kapela-kapu-o-nu-alii, con
tains treasures of untold value, but
to reach it is the question. Not only
the bones of hiyh chiefs and chiefesses
were hidden here, for fear of being
male into fish books,, but feather
cloaks or royal ahuulas. belonging to
King Kahekill and other Maui rulers
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may be there still. Lehua trees a
bound here. The Indigenous birds
have'1 almost disappeared, for the
familiar notes of the oo, iiwl, o-u,
amakiki, omao and other songsters
of the dale are silenced forever.
While Iao Valley Is full of historic in
terest, yet the one event that made
it famous above all others was the
battlu of the paniwai, fought about
1790 between Kalanikupule, son of
Kahekill,and Kamehameha the Great
with Young and Davis as gunners.
Kamehameha marched overland from
Hana while some of his men brought
his double war cauoes and beach
od them at Kahulul. The fate of
the Hawaii army under Kalaniopuu
about twenty years before at the
hards ot the army of Kahekil' on the
plains, of Kihci, at the battle of Ka.
kanilua, taught Kamehameha to
change his tactics, so when bis fleet
of canoes arrived at Kahulm, Ka
mehameha marched down from Ha
rnakuapoko and took his whole army
to the hciau at Fiheua, and there in
the presence of his warriors invoked
the gods for victory. His god, Ku
kailimoku, he is said to nave left at
Pihana temple while he ordered his
army to advanced by way of Wuikam
and Puuohala on the north side of
Iao stream. There the Mail army
met the invaders, but the Maui de
fenders were so powerless in the face
of musketry that they retreated up
the valley with the Kamehameha
army following them up. The Maui
army made their last stand at a
place between the tirst aud second
crossing, right in front of Mrs. W.
H. Field's Iao. home, and here they
were slaughtered by tne attacking
army. The bodies of the slain so
choked up the stream that the battle
was called the Paniwai o-Iao, or the
Damning of the Waters of Iao, and
the pure, crystal-like waters of Iao
were turned into red with the blood
of the dead, and those living below
were cempelled to go above the
stream to a spring called Kamohai
lani, below Camp Dole, to get their
drinking water. This is what was
meant by the general saying: 'Ua
hoi hou ka wal I uka" (the waters
weut back), and not as some suppose
that the waters of the stream liter
ally went up again, j
Kalanikupule and his brothers es
caped over the pali to Lahaina, and
from there sailed for Oanu where he
died In battle.
The Paniwai battle is one ot the
most important Kamehameha's bat
tles, and H was the beginning of the
turning point in Hawaiian history, for
in the following yer .(1791) the bat
tle of Nuuanu, Oahu, was fought, and
there Kalanikupule of Maui was slaiu.
The conciliation between Kameha
meha and Kaumualii, king of Kauai,
was iii 1810, and before the death of
Kamehameha I, on May 8, 1819, the
Hawaiiau group was united under
Kamehameha, who left the throne to
li-s son Liholiho, Kamehameha II.
The latter died, together with his
queen, Kamamulu,' iu London, 1824.
Wailuku, or destructive waters, is
generally belived to have derived its
numo from this bloody battle- In the
annals of Maui history, but It cannot
be so, for Wailuku is a much , older
name than Paniwai. Wailuku may
may mean 'resounding Waters'
for HONEST WORK at Low
PniCES when visiting H ci (klu
They have the LARGEST and
MOST COMPLETE DENTAL
l. i n..iMj
(Waihaluku), with the syllabi
omitted for the sake of euphony Ke
many other Hawaiian nanifs. I m
not In "a position to know which Utl.c
older iame. the Hilo or tno Mit-u
Wailuku. But certain it is tlmi tl
now comity seat of Maui, whicn whs
the seat of Kahekill, Kao, Kal.mi
kupule, Kamehainehanui, and omkt
rulers of this fair land of Kama, dnl
not derive its name from thl. i.lixiy
battle of the Paniwai.
Suffice is to say that 1-n siamM
without a rival as the loveliest sjx.-t
In these tropical isles placed in tli
midsummer sea, for seek throughout
the four corners of the lands of the
Kamehatnehas, you will neve i tind u
place with such incomparable vi virun
mtllts of lofty peaks, giant lehua t 't-ex
with blossoms of rosy hues jjlifUii
tng in the glare of the noonduy mmi,
and deep canyons through whit-h I lie
mighty waters rush down, forming
w'hat known as Iao stream. A view
of Iuo frori Kaalaholo is superb be
yond description, for from heie you
Stand gazing with wondering eyes a I
the awful majestic of the dizzy
heights thousands of feet above you,
and with admiration feast your eyes
Haunaka and Kaukuloa. peaks, jut
as the mist are rolling away. Nahiku
scenery, with its numerous cascades
and pereuuially verdant hills. i
grand indeed, but lovely Iao stands
supreme as the only soot in Hawaii
that I would liken to a paradise on
earth. The view from Nuuanu pali
sinks into insignificance when com
pared with Iao, as its view increase:'
in loveliness with the duration of
H aleak ala and Iao are the most fa
mous places on Maui, and no visitor
should fail to visit them.
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' Embroidered Swig Dots
Dotted Swiss , .
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. , And Oralnra a
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Terminals at Wailuku, ' '
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Meals at Al, Hours
Fresh Bread, Pies and Cakes
Cigars, Cigarettes & Tobacco -
Canned fruits of all kinds, jellies and
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