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WAILUKU, MAUI, T. H., SATURDAY, AUGUST 81, 1912.
Mecca of Maui
Party of Sixteen Pay Respects to
'House of Sun." Fine Warm
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iMdiiy panics oi tourism nave
visited Haleakala this year and there
has been quite a rush during the
last few weeks. Everyone of the
sightseers has declared him, or
herself, delighted with the experi
ences on the "hike."
Last week two large parties of
Honolulu', Maui and Coast people
made the Haleakala excursion. Thi
experiences of one hunch are here
"Wo were away from Wailuku
just five days, in nil," said G. L.
Hadley when speaking of the trip,
and our party of sixteen enjoyed
every minute of the time. We left
Kula at eight o'clock on Thursday,
August 22. All the morning we
traveled up the mountain and, at
three-thirty that afternoon we
reached the summit of Haleakala.
"Some of the party had guns,
and a goat hunting expedition was
at once organized. Too much had
better not bo said about the gunners
as, although over forty shots were
fired, not a solitary animal was'
"Wo passed tho night in the
sh'ack that graces tho summit and it
was not too comfortable. Some previ
ous ' visitors had had a fire in tho
hut and the fine, white ashes, were
constantly floating through the air,
whenever a restless sleoper moved
in his or her blankets.
"The morning came none too
soon for everybody, and tho whole
party was scon ready to watch the
sun rise over the crater's rim. The
scene was a beautiful one, but the
effect was somewhat marred by the
absence of clouds. "No 'ocean' of
clouds scene was seen but, all the
same, the glorious sunrise was well
"Wo lingered long enough to en
joy tho beauty of tho scene and
then began the ride through the
crater to the Kaupo Gap. Tho
trail was easily found, and we
reached the schoolhousc at Kaupo
in tho afternoon.
"Wo slept at the schoolhousc and
enjoyed the food we took along with
us. All of us arose early on Satur
day morning, and a good start was
made for Hamoa. The ride down
the trail was delightful, and the
horses did good work. All of the
animals fared well, and they were
all on to their Job of mountain
"We reached at Hamoa at three
. o'clock in tho afternoon, and at
.once tho bunch made for tho sea
shore and had a swim. The night
was spent at Hamoa and on Sunday
mo'ming Hana was visited.
"At nine o'clock on Sunday
morning we struck George Groves
place at Kvanae, and wo had tho
time of our lives there. Groves was
the poul of hospitality and nothing
was any trouble to him
"Tho flay was "spent at tho Groves'
homo and on Monday morning the
party left for Wailuku, via Kailua.
Tho ditch trail provides good going
now-a-days, and we made good time
over tho distance. Wailuku was
reached in good order and the party
The people who made the trip
speak highly of the hospitality of
the country folk, and special men
tion is made of tho hosts who put
the party up at night tune. 1 ho
Kahului Team Defeats Camp One Nine.
Stars Too Good For Japanese
On Sunday last the usual double
header of tho Maui league was
played, and but a small crowd at
tended tho games. The Kah'.'lui
team beat the Camp One outfit, by
a score of 14 to 4, and the Stars
took tho measure of tho Japanese to
tho tune of 11 to 8.
There had been a rumor around
Wailuku that tho -challenge game
between the Stars and Paias would
be played last Sunday. As a mat
ter of fact tile challenge of Paia hail
been accented, and the date of tho
game set as Sunday. Then, through
tho objection of the J. A. C. to
having their game postponed, it
was found that, tho challenge game
could not be played. Tho ordinary
schedule was, therefore, adhered to,
antLtl.e fans stayed away in largo
The game that was ordered to bo
played over again, will take place
when the present series is pau
That will be some time in Soptem
ber, and the pity will be that some
of the best Paia players will havo
left for school in Honolulu, by that
The -committee of arbitration that
was appointed by the Maui Athletic
Association, decided that the dis
puted game between the Paias and
the Stars be played over again
This decision, although meeting
with the. approval of some people,
does not satisfy some stickers for
It is maintained by some people,
that tho Paias were the winners of
the game of two weeks ago. The
fact that the base umpire changed
Iub decision under pressure is the
basis that'the followers of the Paias
go on. Tliey claim tliat it tho um
pire had stuck to his guns, the win
ning run was then scored, and there
would have been no necessity for
extra innings to bo played.
Baseball is a fine game and, when
played fairly, is all to the good
When enorts are maclo to blurt or
threaten an umpire, the sooner the
public refuses to patronize such ex
hibitions, the better it will be for
On Friday evening of latt week
Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Luikin gave a
most enjoyable bianco. The event
was to mark the coming of 'age of
Frank Lufkin, and to also servo as
a sort of a farewell, as the Lufkins
are leaving for tho mainland on
September 11. There was a large
attendance of guests and, as the
floor was splendid, and the music
first class, the dancers kept up the
merry fun till tho wee small hours.
members of the party declare that
what astonished tin in most was the
warm evening spent on tho summit
of Haleakala. Some of the travel
ers hail pn vioiwly visited Kilauet
and they were astounded to find
that it wa ni't eold on Haleakala
at this time of the year.
Those who made the trip were as
follow: George Copp, Rebecca
Copp, Daisy Smith, Henrietta'
Smith, Hilda Smith, MissC. Hunt-'
or, Mists Gertrude McCorriston,
George Weight, G. L. Hadlcy, L. '
Dowsett, J. Von Tempsky, Georgo
1 Copp, Jr., A. Barnes and Mahihai,
RAILROAD TO HAIKU
WILL BE BIG BOON
Extension of Kahului System
Ahead Maliko Gulch to be Bridged "Scenic Rail
way" to Bottom of CanyonFine Pineapple
Lands Tapped by RoadGood
Making the Dirt Fly
"Within three years from now, at
least three hundred thousand cases
of canned pineapples will be shipped
over the Haiku extension of the
Kahului Railroad," declared Super
intendent J. N. S. Williams to a
Maui News reporter this week.
And when it is remembered that,
at tho present- time, canned pines
that will total up 140,000 cases for
the season, are being carted to the
Paia depot, the prediction of Mr.
Williams seems reasonable enough.
EXTENSION A UOON.
The extension of tho railroad to
the Haiku district will prove to be
a great boon to the pineapple grow
ers, and also to all the homesteaders
of the countryside.N When the rail
road taps the big pineapple fields
and, by spur lines, connects up
with tho Haiku Packing Company
and the Japanese canneries, tho lu
scious" fruit will bo much more
easily handled, and expenses will
be cut down in proportion.
The intention of the Railroad
company is to make tho terminus,
forthe present time, at a point just
below tho Haiku cannery. The
main lino will end there, but a spur
track will run through tho pineap
ple fields to the warehouse of tho
Once the extension is completed,
there will be other fields to conquer
and, without doubt, the railroad
will, before long, bo further extend
ed until it taps tho new homestead
lots that have been taken up during
the last year.
Whilo mentioning tho new home
Trail and Mountain Club members who scaled lao Needle Two Years Ago. Reading from left to right
Geo. Owlght, Kenneth Reldford, Watson Ballentyne, Cyril Broderick and Gilbert Brown.
Is Being Rapidly Pushed
on Haiku Extension.
stead lots, it must bo said that the
sighl of a dozen neat-looking bunga
lows, in various stages of erection,
forms a mo3t pleasant and cheering
sight The addition of a group of
white American homesteaders is a
fine thing for. Haiku, and Maui in
The new homestead lots are locat
ed on the Hana side of the Haiku
cannery and tho land appears to be
ideal for the purpose of raising
pines. The distance from tho can
nery is not much and, when some
necessary roads are built, tho settlers
will be able to connect with tho
train easily onougli.
FRBAR'8 GOOD WORK.
It was a fine deal that Governor
Frear brought off when he ex
changed some eight hundred acres
of arid land, for the twelve hundred
acres that are now taken up by
white American homesteaders. The
arid eight hundred acres consisted
of a useless tract until much money
was spent in bringing the life giving
water, to it. Tho twelve hundred
acres of land whilo of little or no
use for cane, is declared to be
splendid for pines.
Still farther on, beyond the new
Haiku homesteads, is another tract
of pineapple land and, before long,
arrangements will bo made to en
able desirable peoplo to settle on the
lots. There is no doubt but that
tho railroad company will extend
its system to tho new tract, as soon
as enough business is in sight
Superintendent Williams is justly
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Fiji and N. Z.
Vivid Impressions Gleaned By Two
Girls While South of the
"Are wo in an upper berth or a
lower berth, or on sea or land?"
moaned Alice, my companion in
" Wo arc at sea and a few hours
from Suva," I replied.
'I will stay in Fiji," gasped
Alice. I could not stand another
day at sea."
I had already heard this state
ment a hundred times since wo
left our homes in Vancouver, only
to bo contradicted when wo cast an
chor and began to explore the
beauly spou of each port of call.
"Hurry Alice," 1 suggested, "we
have but a few hours here wherein'
to see this ino-st interesting Island "
1 don't wish to see it, and I don't
wish to hear the howling wretches
we are sure to meet, "was her reply.
An hour later we were cosily
seated in one of the island carriages
(save the name) bowling along be
neath palm and pine trees, through
mango groves where the trees grew
so thick that the sky was com
pletly hidden, und- the sun never
There wo saw the Fijiana lying
laughing and chatting, free from
care and worry, every thing grow
ing naturally, bananas, mangos,
cocoanuts und tobacco being all just
"Who owns these sugar fields?"
I asked of the driver. "The Colo
nial Sugar Company," he Baid,
"and the work is done by Hindu
labor on five years indenture, at a
shilling a day.''
When trained, the Hindus make
excellent house servants and their
servicas are indispcnsible in a
country where it is an exertion to
move about. The heat and Hies
irritate ono day and night.
Wo visited several homes situated
HONOLULU, Aug. 30. Secretary Knox was formally received at
Governor Frear's residence today. A round the island trip is being
mad-- today. Knox sails for Orient this evening.
The secretary declares that Hawaii will benefit a lot through tho
Panama Canal. He denies having any connection with the Roosevelt
Standard Oil controversy.
Work on the extension of the Rapid Transit tracks to Pearl
Harbor will begin at once.
Judge Hartwell ia recovering from an attack of illness.
The Quartermaster of the Manchuria and several persons connect
ed with the Grill, have been arrested for alleged opiun dealings.
Secretary Knox will bo a gue6t at tho Moana Hotel and will re
ceive attention from all civic and army bodies.
COLUMBUS, Aug. 29. Carolino Beers, supposed to bo insane,
was arrested at the Canadian Hotel today. She was found waiting
outbidu the room occupied by President Tuft. Two long, sharp knivep,
were found in the woman's poi"cctiuu Two secret service men noticed
tho woinanN peculiar notion-1.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 29. Scciotary Fisher arriv.d here to'
dav. He mils for Honolulu in the (Jhio Mum on Saturday.
' COLUMBUS, Aug. 29. Tuft today defended his vetoes of certain
bills. Me declared that ho had M-niples alumni r-ijjniiif; tho bills!
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 29. Perkins will 1 ot run fur the Senate
SAN FRANCISCO, Auu. 29. The Oak i.eut ih.j.SeaN today, in
1111 eleven inning jj.iih.
BKRLIN, Aug. 29 The Kaiser was out horseback riding today,
lie is much improved in health.
LONDON, Aug. 29. Representatives of all Europoan countries
attended tho funoral of General Booth,
John Moura, After Many Years Faith
ful Work, Dies at Home of
One of Maui's oldest settlers
passed away on Friday, August 23,
when A. J. Moura, who arrived in
these islands in tho year 1875), died.
Mr. Moura had attained the ripe
old age of 98, and was a wonderful
man, for his years. He died at
Kihei, and the cause was simply
The late Mr. Mourn- "jins born in
Fuuchal, Madeira, ui r April 14,
1814. He cftnio to Hawaii in April
1879. Ho first was employed at
the Hamukuapoko mill and, later
on, moved to Spreckelsville, where
ho was employed as a luna.
Mr. Moura held various positions
with the sugar company, and it was
under his supervision that all the
trees and shrubs around Spreckels
ville were planted.
Of late years the old man has
been residing with his daughter,
Mrs. William Feuerpeil, at Kihei.
The deceased leaves a wife and
seven children to mourn their loss.
Two sons are in Rio Janeiro, one son
in Boston, one son at Eleelo, Kauai,
one son at Puunene, and ho had
two daughters one In San Fran
cisco and the other at Kihei.
. picturesquely among beautiful
groves 01 trees, ine ladies dress
all the year around in white, as in
most tropical countries, and their
time is chiefly occupied in tennis
parties, riding, driving, dances
any old way to kill time.
Suva is a pretty little town and
has several hotels, club houses and
as will bo found in all places
British any number of quaint tea
We visited the curio stores and
found many articles of interest in
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