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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, JULY 6, 1915
The Vacation That Helps Make Young
The vacation question is at present absorbing
attention of most of us.
We are wondering just what is the best vacation
I to take with the time and money at our disposal.
This depends of course upon what we want to get
ut of our vacation.
Do we want rest, pure and simple, so as to be rea
dy for the work of the coming season that waits?
Do we want a good time, something that will be a
change from the drab, monotonous existence we lead usually?
Do we want to store our mind with pictures and memories of
The way we answer the question of what we want to get out of
our vacation will probably decide the kind of vacation we take.
But did you ever think of taking a vacation that helps make von
young? Van Dyke gives a recioe for such a vacation. Here it is:
"If we can only come back to nature every year and consider the
birds and the flowers, and confess our'faults and mistakes and unbelief
under the silent stars, and hear the river murmuring our absolution,
we shall die young, even though we live long. We shall have a trea
sure of memories which will be like the twin-flower, always a double
blossom on a single stem, and carry with us into the unseen world
something which will make it worth while to be immortal."
It is like startin t over again, isn't it? Like getting back to the
outlook of childhood, when we took delight in flowers and birds, when
we acknowledged our faults with the simple faith that father and moth
er would forgive; when we went to bed with untroubled mind and
woke to another care-free day of joy in life? '
Wouldn't such an outlook if kept up for a week, two weeks, or a
mouth whatever might be the duration of our vacation help a lotto
ward making us feel voting again? Wouldn't we have a treasure of
memories, none of which had the slightest blemish or taint. Would
n't wc come back to our work with relish for it, with k.eu appetite
And can t we have such a vacation in a greater or less ilcuree, no
matter what form our vacation may take? For after all, it is to sonic
extent a mental outlook. If we have gone to some gay resort with
the idea of making our vacation a matter of dances and drives and
sports: or if we are travellins. or resting, can te not find some time
when we can get together with Nature and in communion wih her se
cure again that spirit that finds pure pleasure in flowers and birds and
stars? Can we not, if only for a brief while, get this sunt le outlook
of childhood and renew our youth? In this silent communion with
nature and with what nature stands for. the vanities of life are seen
in their true relations. We may still like and enjoy the gav life we
have chosen for our vacation, its fashionable dress, its dances and
cards; or the eager quest of scen?s new and strange. Hut from thi
viewpoint wc see their true value and place. We lose the sense of re
gret and envy that they cannot be ours continually. We see them for
what they are the froth and sparkle on the cup of life,not the sub
stantial brew beneath. And to get this sense, to drop this desire for
a manner of living that cannot be ours, will help renew our vouth. for
it will shake from our shoulder much that worries and oppresses and
"weighs us down.
We cannot all make our vacation an outdoors vacation. Xor would
we all want to. Such a life does not appeal to evervone. Hut certain
things which the outdoors life stands for and of which 'ait Dyke
speaks, we can make our own to a certain extent. We may not absorb
its inspiration to the same degiee thai we would did we spend our en
tire holiday under the trees and by mountain brooks. But we can spend
some of our tune under the silent stars and by the murmuring
river" and see by what path we have come to our present stage in
life's journey, and in what direction we arc faring on. We can renew
our acquaintance with flowers and birds and the great jewelled dome
of night, and let the joytheir beauty gives sink deep into our heart
And I have an idea if we will do this on our vacation this summer, no
matter what sort of vacation we may take, we will come back from it
with greater gain than if we spend our time altogether in the pleasur
es of the moment, the dances and card games, the rushing about s:ght
seeing, the dwelling upon our need of rest and the hard work ahead.
73 3-v'-t-A- cLt-.
Stories of Wailua, Kauai
(By L. A. Dickey.
(Continued from last issue.)
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As soon as Luehu was caught,
the Hawaiian Islands began to
draw together. As Kauai and Oahu
came near great crowds gathered
on the shore of Oahu and cheered.
The cheering did not disturb the
brothers of Maui at first who pad
dled steadily but when the cheers
exclaimed at the beauty of the
woman behind Maui all the broth
ers turned at once to look. Imme
diately the great fish became loose
from fhe hook and the islands slid i
apart as they had been. Only two
islands had actually touched each
other. The point near the Nawili
wili lighthouse had touched Kaena
Point on Oahu and as they drew
apart a piece of Oahu was caught
on Kauai and a piece of Kauai on
Oahu. This rock of Kaena Point
is still called "Pohaku o Kauai"
Rock of Kauai.
Mecause of their looking back.
Maui's brothers were on their re
turn to Wailua turned into stones
and set across the mouth of the
Puniakaia of Kaneohe, Onhu.
had a pet fish that he had raised
from its childhood named Uluinia
kaikai. When fishing at Wailua,
Puniakai bet his bones against four
pieces of land that inside of fifteen
days he could catch more fish than
the people of Wailua and all their
pigs and dogs could carrv away
and eat, and sent word to the fish
Uhumakaikai to help him win his
bet. On the fourteenth day when
he caught no fish, the Wailua
people made preparations to kill
him and prepared an imu, wood
and stones to bake him, but at day
light next day fish were seen com
ing to Wailua both from the direc
tion of Koloa and Koolau. The fish
covered the sand at Wailua and ex
tended deep into the sea.
The fish Uhumakaikai came too.
Pinuiakaia picked it up and kissed
it and for love of it returned to his
Oahu home, giving the whole of
Kauai to the owner of the canoe
that had brought him to Wailua.
Just a little north of Wailua
River, at Kaikihaunaka, on the
border of Wailua District, is the
heiau ot Kukui, remarkable for
the large size of some of the stones
used in its construction.
A man sent to Oahu to get a
human sacrifice for this heiau saw
the apparent corpse of a man nam
ed Kaopele on the beach at Maeaea,
Waialua. Oahu and with permis
sion of the konohiki of Waialua,
brought it to Wailua and put it
with another corpse on the altar.
When six moons had passed and
the bones of the other corpse had
fallen apart, at midnight came a
burst of thunder and an earthquake
and Kaopele came to life, left the
altar and made a call on an old
man living near. The old man was
charmed with him, besought him
to marry his grand-daughter and
went off to her home and waked her
up in the middle of the night to
tell of the fine husband he had
found. At daybreak -the two were
introduced and were married the
That night the voung husband
was filled with a longing to go
farming and at ;nidnight left his
sleeping bride and went niauka
and planted sweet potatoes, taro,
bananas, waoke itid other plants.
The young bride naturally worried
over the sudden disappearance of
J her husband and scolded him on
his return, but he replied ' The
I son of a king can sleep until the
' r..i It 1iir1i ( ti I f rrf - - 1 -r -I
; for him when he gets up, but
common man must cultivate tke
soil. When he returns from work
I let him light the oven and when
the food is cooked let husband and
wife sit and eat together."
! Next morning when the wife
1 was yet asleep he went fishing an.i
caucrht an enormous quantity ot
I After a time he told his wife that
; he had be;n subject to trances
since he was born and that he
would soon fall into a six months
one and that he should not be bur
ied as he would not lie dead. Nev
ertheless when the trance had last
ed six davs the father in law said
it must be real death, tied stones
to Kaopele's feet with koali vine
ami threw him into the sea. In n
few davs came a big storm, light
ning and an earthquake and Ka
opele woke in the depths of the
sea. broke loose from the stones
ind returning to his wife, so fright
ening her parents that thev fled
and never returned.
Kaopele had one son, Kalelea
luaka. of wondrous prowess. He
could jump up and down preci
pices and run on water like a duck,
lie beat the king of Wailua in
wrestling aiul off red the king as a
sacrifice on a new heiau; afterward
beat the chief of Hnnaiei at spe.ir
ttnowing and ofi'crvii h:m as r.
sacrifice, then 1 ft for Oahu wheu
he spent the vest of his life and
performed wondrous deed?.
On the rorlh side of Wailua
Hay is a rock with a laree foot
print on it. A second footprint is
said to le on a rock below the
water. There are uuuv accounts
of people who have stepped here
and so combined in making these
A magician from Hawaii once
came to Kauai to see Kamnpuan.
He landed at Wailua and made tins
footprint. He thence went to Hau
pu but failed to find Kamapuaa,
seeing there only an impudent little
pig but on returning lo Wailua
was told that the little nig was Ka
inapuaa in disguise. This news so
infuriated him that he killed all
the pigs of Wailua and on his re
turn to Hawaii would never eat
A messenger from Kiluaea was
hastening to Koloa to get fish tor
his chief from Nomilu Pond and
on reaching the Wailua River leap
ed across. The footprint marks the
spot from which he jumped. A hole
(which I have not located' makai
of the Hikinaakala Heiau was made
where he landed.
Twobrothersof Wailua were very
hungry. One said that he would
isit his grandmother on the other
side of Haupu. So he stretched up
until long enough for his head to
get over Haupu and down to the
grandmother where he ate his fill
The hungry brother at Wailua,
noticed that the calves of the leg:
of his brother were getting plum
Ixrr so he pinched them. Tiie pain
traveled along the 1 odv and sent
its messsge across Haupu and the
older brother grew short again and
brought back food to the younger
The footprint marks where the
older brother stood so long.
A famous maker of riddles once
stopped here on landing on his
way to match riddles with the
people of Wailua.
A warrior from Maui bet that he
would defeat the warrior of Wai
lua and return to Maui within a
certain numbet of days or forfeit
his life. He defeated the Wailua
champion but it took longer than
he had calculated and there was
not time left in which to sail to
Maui. . So he determined to jump
home and braced himself on the
edge of the sea for a mighty leap.
Just as about to leap the broad
rock on which he stood broke and
half fell into the sea. The warrior
tumbled and was killed. Only this
story accounts definitely for two
The footprint is generally called
the foot of Malohua by the people
of Kapaa but I do not know wheth
er Malohua was a magician, mes
senger, hungry brother or warrior.
It is also said that the footprint
was mad j by Kawelo-lei-niakua.
Onjthe same day in Wailua were
born three boys destined to fame:
Kal"elo-Aikanaka, commonly call
ed Aaikanaka; Kawelo-lei-makua,
called Kawelo; and Kauahoa Ka
me'eu'i. When Kawfio's older
brother Kawelo-mai-huna was born
he was poorly formed and the ser-.
vants wrapped htm in a tapa in
tending to bury him but because
of a storm, hung him in a calabash
at the top of the house.
(Continued in next issue.)
To The Tax Payers
Mr. Luther Dcrmont Timmons,
has been duly appointed, from
June 30th' HI 5. as Deputy Tax
Assessor & Tax Collector of I.ihue
District, County and Island of
Kauai, vice A. G. Knuliikou. re
signed. J. K. Fakt.kv,
Assessor Fourth Division,
Koloa. Kauai. June 2.sth., 1915.
The Hoard of Supervisors of the
Couutv ot Kauai, at IJhue, Kauai,
will receive sealed tenders up to
10 o'clock a. m. of July 7, 1915.
for furnishing all Materials, Labor,
Tools and Machinery and macada
mizing four miles of road begin
ning at n point one and a half
miles on I.ihue side of Kilauea,
and extending four miles toward 1
I.ihue to the' Moloaa stream.
About 7,000 cubic yards of crush-,
oil rock will be required The
contract is to be paid for bv thej
cubic yard for all cm -lied rock ap- I
plu'd in npprowd manner.
A certified check amounting to
5 i of the amount of Mil must ac ;
ompanv each bid. Itond as required
e 1; w. j
Specifications will be furnished j
by the undersigned on receipt of,
55.0t)' which will be, returned on j
return of specifications. I
J. II. Mokaon-K.
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Deposits are received suoject.
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Interest paid on Savings De
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Deposits. Ordinary Savings
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Safe DurosiT Boxes for
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Plans, specifications and blank
forms of proposal are on file in the
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Superintendent of Public Works.
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