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THE: MAUI NEWS, FRIDAY, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1916.
GRAND IS COMPARED TO
SAN FRANCISCO CLIFT
Fervid Writer Tells Strange Story About Haleakala,
Maui And New Hotel Wailuku Credited With
30,000 Population Is Only One Of Many Start
Those Honeymoon Isles are Rotting
all sorts of publicity these days, says
last Sunday's Bystander. More hulas
n,-e danced every night in Nw York
than in a month in Hawaii nei. There
are more ukuleles up and down the
Pacific Coast than there are peop'e in
the Islands. A mainland vaudeville
circuit which has not at least one Ha
waiian "princess" to feature is very
far out of the swim. Six out of every
ten music stores from California to
Maine keep their windows filled with
"Hawaiian music," some of it as
wierd in music as it is wonderful in
words. (One popular song has the Ha
waiian title "Mea One M'ona," with an
English translation which declares
this to be "My Own Minnie.") Every
rathskeller has its Hawaiian orchestra.
Every restaurant features alligator
pears and Aloha Oe.
Publications, from the very d'gnifled
Outlook to the somewhat more frivol
ous Police Gazette, keep their readers
informed as to things Hawaiian, and
some of the descriptive matter I have
seen lately makes me think that our
own promotion literature is drab.
Herewith I will present a fair sam
ple of what no mainlander can escape,
the following being clipped from the
current issue of the Western Hote'a
and Travel and being a boost for
Maui's latest hotel. Like every boost
of everything Hawaiian, it gives the
whole group the benefit of its adject
ives: International and particularly A
merican pleasure travel is awaken,
ing to the ravishing lure of the peren
nially tropical Hawaiian archipelago
the "Bermuda" group of emerald
islands in the mid-Pacific, approxim
ately 2000 miles or a health-week
from San Francisco where mild wint
ers and cool summers are found in a
lululand of palms, cocoanuts, pine,
apples and flowers, with unique cities
and resorts, and polyglot peoples and
customs which nowaiavj proffer he
tempting combination of a fortnight
round-trip sea-voyw and another two
weeks in tho varied Isles, thirty dnys
in all and all o jpenses inrludod, for
moderately $2'50 or splurKly f 500. The
one--&y ship fare is $65 or duo $i:s0,
the boat tour of the islands $25, and
thesixteen or eighteen days ashore
reasonably and comfortably at $5 per
or luxuriously to the limit since ultra
hote'.B and service are rapidly aug
menting. It is surprisingly develop
ing generally there are a half-a-dozen
little-world enticing and enjoyable
Islands in the Hawaiian archipelago
instead of only exclusive and pre
dominant Oaku and its "Havana" Ho
nolulu, the capital. The mastodon is
the Hawaiian "The Scenic Isle" it
self with its Vusuvian "Kilauea" the
metaphorical "eighth" wonder of the
world and the city of Hilo, zigzag
railroad, and tuna and swordflsh bays,
etc. The second in size and curio
the enormon extinct "Haleakala"
crater is the intermediate Maui, with
its Santa Cruz bay, "Kahulul" and new
Grand Hotel a bijou Clift or Fielding
and suburban or sweet "Spreckels
ville." The third in size but first in
population is Oaku, the seat of imperi
al Honolulu and Waikikl Palm Beach.
Across the Kaiwi and Auau channels
are the lesser Molokai and Lanai, and
600 miles northwest the plump and
prophetic Kauai, with its Haualel
heart and Maua Point. The babette is
Niihau isle but as yet nude. The Ha
waiian Islands from the south point
of the huge Hawaiian to Kauai Maua
Point are all of 1000 miles in length
and from a half day to a full day apart
by the linking boats. The whole islands
have probably 250,000 population, Oa
ku and Honolulu one-half or about.
Oaku Is thrice looped by rail, auto
highways, and established steamers.
Honolulu is sentlm lei by the eleph
antine Mt. Tantalus the Koolaupoko
Maui "The Valley Isle" and Wai
luku city of 30,000, a hundred miles
or a half-day by boat from Oahu Is
land, and the gateway to the colossus
extinct crater, "Haleakala," will step
into the tourist limelight this season
with the lure of the new Grand Hotel
a Wailuku Clift snow white, solid
and beautiful, with every San Francis
co fad and fancy of comfort, conveni
ence and service, and a capacity for
100 patrons. General manager A. J.
de Souza of the Grand Hotel Company
has Just returned to the Maui Wailu
ku following a month at the Fielding,
San Francisco, buying the equipment,
engaging a manager Frederick Mc
Donald and "planting" the Pacific
Slope with patronage publicity. Mr.
McDona'd, late of the Plaza and this
year with the Fielding, will follow on
the 10th prox. and manage the new
Grand at Wailuku and around the is.
lands. General manager de Souza said
that the new Grand will be the Maui
"Mecca" this season with its California
high-type hotel accommodations, the
want of which has until now decimat
ed tourist travel to the deep and dead
Vesuvius, whose dimensions are In
comprehensible and its depth bottom
less and unknown. Some idea of the
exterminated purgatory apperture may
be derived from the statement that its
13.000 feet oversea open rim is fifteen
milos across and Its pivotal point un
fathomable, although graded trails
descend into the darkness and parad
oxical artlc cold or temperature.
Down in its ghostly shadows taring
tourists come upon wild and wiered
animals, that mysteriously exist there
in but are more cowardly than a suffr
agette In the zone of a mouse, showing
their fading tails at the sight of a
visitor. The cavernous crater is with
in seven hours of the Grand Hotel by
horseback over a wonderful trail and
v'sited of afternoons In time to wit
ness the indescribable sunsets and
camping all night to also witness the
still more astounding and unforgetable
sunrise out of the enormous and fath
om'ess abyss, returning to the Grand
Hotel in time for dinner. Appetizing
lunches are carried, open air suppers
and breakfasts served by accompany
ing servants, and comfortable camp
beds provided. Once upon a time col
ossus Haleakala luridly seethed and
vomited like Vesuvius or Lassen in ac
tion. Thus Maui, Wailuku, the new
Grand Hotel and the bottomless Hale
akala will this season and henceforth
vie and rank with Oaku, Honolulu.
Waikiki Beach and their horde of
hotels In the eye and appetite of the
rich and multiplying America winter
and summer tourist. Indefinitely bar
red out of Europe. The Maui "Mec
ca" Wailuku and the new Grand will
soon bid Western Hotels and Travel
fans to the added development of the
crude malxs the highest .
grade motor oil, jot only
in our opinion, but also
in the opinion of unpre
judiced experts and of
increasing thousands of
satisfied users. '
ih Standard OUior Motor Cars
Sold by dcaiers everywhere and
at 11 Service Stations of the
Standard Oil Company
Honolulu Wholesale Produce
ISSUED BY THE TERRITORIAL
Week ending October 2, 1916.
BUTTER AND EGGS.
Island butter, lb. cartons 30 to .40
Eggs, select, dozen 65
Eggs, No. 1, dozen 60 to .62
Eggs, No. 2, dozen 40 to .45
Eggs, duck, dozen 45
Young noosters, lb 33 to .40
Hens, lb 26 to .28
Turkeys, lb 40
Ducks, Muscovy, lb 26 to .28
Ducks, Pckln, lb 26 to .28
Ducks, Hawaiian, dozen. .5.00 to 6.50
VEGETABLES AND PRODUCE.
Beans, green, lb 2V6 to .03
Beans, string, lb 03ft to .04
Beans, Lima in pod, lb 03
Maul Red, cwt 6.25 to 5.55
Calico, cwt 5.50
Small white, cwt 8.00
Beets, doz. bunches 30
Carrot, doz. bunches 40
Cabbage, cwt 2.50 to 3.00
Coin, sweet, 100 ears.... 2.00 to 2.25
Corn, Haw. small yellow 43.00 to 45.00
Corn, Haw. large yellow 41.00 to 43.00
Green peppers, bell, lb 04 to .05
Green peppers, Chill, lb 05
Rice, Japanese Seed, cwt 3.70
Rice, Hawaian, cwt 4.60
Peanuts, large, lb 02
Peanuts, small, lb 04
Pumpkins, lb 01 H to .02
Potatoes, Isl. Irish, 100 lbs. 1.75 to 2.00
Potatoes, sweet, cwt 1.00 to 1.25
Onions, Bermudas, lb 03 to .04
Taro, cwt &0 to .71
Taro, bunch 15
Tomatoes, lb 03 to .04
Green Peas, lb 08 to .10
Cucumbers, doz 30 to .40
Alligator pears, doz 30 to .75
Bananas, Chinese, bunch 20 to .tS
Bananas, cooking, bunch.. 1.00 to 1.25
Breadfruit, doz (none in market)
Figs, 100 1.00
Grapes, Isabella, lb P9 to .10
Limes, 100 60 to .75
Pineapples, cwt 1.00
Watermelons, lb 03
Papaias, lb 01
Strawberries, lb. (none in market) ....
Beef, cattle and sheep are not
bought at live weights. They are taken
by the meat companies dressed and
paid for by dresed weight.
Hogs, up to 150 lbs., lb 10 to 11
Hogi, 150 lbs and over, lb.. 09 to .10
Beef, lb 11 to .13
Veal, lb 12 to .18
Mutton, lb 14 to .15
Pork, lb 15 to .17
HIDES, Wat Salted.
Steer, No. 1, lb 15 H
Steer, No. 2, lb 14V4
Kips, lb 154
Goat akins, white, each 10 to .30
Tbe following are quotations on
fed f.o b. Honolulu:
Corn, large yellow, v ton 47.00
Corn, large, yel., ton 46.00
Corn, cracked, ton ... .47.00 to 48.00
Bran, ton 37.50 to 38.00
Barley, ton 42.00 to 43.00
Scratch Food, ton 49.50 to 50.00
Oats, ton 44.00
Wheat, ton 54.00
Midlings, ton 44.00 to 46.00
Hay, wheat, ton 30.00 to 33.00
Hay, alfalfa, ton 29.50 to 30.00
Four dollars' worth of GASO-TONIC
FOU I treats 160 to 320 gala, of (jatoline, ac
cording to H. P.
dOll3rS Increaaea mileage 25 to 40 per cent.
Removea Carbon Depoalta.
WOP til Keepa the cylinders clean.
Contalna no aclda, and la guaranteed
not to Injure the motor or any of
Of Ita parte.
$4.00 worth of Gaao-Tonlo la equivalent
in added mileage to 40 to 128 gala.
GASO of gasoline.
Guaranteed by the makera, by The
White Manufacturing Co. of On
TONIC einatl, and by us.
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Worth Aiken Tells
Of Coast Gossip
"Hula dancing on the Isthmus is not
immodest," writes Worth Aiken of
Maul, member of the Hawaii Promo
tion Committee, who Is now on the
mainland. Writing from Chicago to
A. P. Taylor, secretary of the Hawaii
Promotion Committee, Aiken says that
he saw the dance, given by Hawaiians,
and did not think it immodest in any
. Aiken visited southern California,
the Grand Canyon, and is now on his
way to Niagara Falls. He says
that everywhere he goes Hawaiian
music is played and is proving the hit
of the year. He writes that a new
electrical organ at Marshall Field's
played "On the Beach at Waikikl"
as the first number.
Touching on the road question,
Aiken remarked that after going over
roads to points of Interest, that were
boulevards it was a shame that
Honolulu should have such a roadway
to a beach known around the world.
Aiken was pleased with the San Diego
exhibit as a cog in the whole Pacific
Coast representation. As a real Ha
waiian exhibit ha writes that It wasn't
After .an illness of more than two
months, Archibald 8. Mahaulu, hoys'
probation officer, died at the Bere
tania sanitarium in Honolulu at 12:30
o'clock last Tuesday. Death resulted
from a severe case of Mood poisoning
frcra an ulcerated tooth.
The "Fete of actions" of the Ladles
Aid Society will - be given Saturday
evening, October 14th at the Paia
Community House. Dancing. Adv. 2t.
Rev. J. Charles Villiers will preach
on Sunday morning, at the Church of
the Good Shep'aerd, on "A Sure Rem
edy for the Present Labor Troubles."
The service begins at 11 o'clock A. M.
Welcome to all.
Now is the time for
Before the winter rains set in for good is the time for figuring
on repainting all your buildings.
W. P. FULLER'S Paint
form a perfect paint protection against the ravages of Hawaii's
SEND FOR OUR COLOR CARDS.
Lewers & Cooke, Ltd.
LUMBER AND BUILDING MATERIALS
167179 South King Street HONOLULU
THE HOME OF THE
Steinwoy and Starr
We have a large atock of
Inside Phiyer Pianos
at fair prlcea and eaay tarma.
We take old planoa In exchange.
! Thayer Piano Co., Ltd.
1915 Indian Motocycles
15-H.P. BIG TWIN
SINGLE SPEED, with Quick-Acting Indian
C 1 Starter .....$245.00
AS ABOVE, Fully Equipped with Magneto,
Generator, Accumulator, Electric Horn,
w 1 Electric Head and Tail Lights $275.00
15-ll.P. BIG TWIN
r c. TWO SPEEDS with Quick-Acting Indian
C 2 Starter .$285.00
AS ABOVE, Fully Equipped with Magneto
CO Generator, Accumulator, Electric Horn,
Electric Head and Tail Lights $315.00
15-ll.P. BIG TWIN
THREE SPEEDS, with Quick-Acting Indian
C 3 Starter $295.00
AS ABOVE, Fully Equipped with Magneto,
Generator, Accumulator, Electric Horn,
5 Electric I lead and Tail Lights $325.00
Send for Catalogue. Also Sold on Installments.
E. O. HALL & SON, LTD.
Harry K. Bailey
' PAPER HANGING
Re-Varnishing and Polishing.
Inquire at Wailuku Hardware Co.
Cars leave Market street,
Wailuku, daily, about noon.
Leave Lahaina, 8:00 A. M.
Good Coniforable Cars
Uchida Auto Stand
Phone 1772 Wailuku
WHEN IN WAILUKU VISIT
Ice Cream Parlor on Market 6treet.
Cold Lunch Served at all Hour.
Ordera for Ice Cream Promptly At
Splendid House lots of all sizes at the old Wells Park site
in Wailuku, are now ready for sale.
Prices and terms are reasonable. Blue print maps and other
particulars supplied to applicants on paying 10 cents Postage
J. K. KAHOOKELE
Surveyor and Land Dealer WAILUKU, MAUI
Dr. S. E. LUCAS
F.ycs examined and tested.
Office: 1107 Alakei St., corner
of Hotel, Honolulu.
Fine Writing Papers
Tags and Labels
Bishop Street Honolulu