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THE GARDEN ISLAND TUESDAY, JULY 24, 1917,
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The Samuel Mahelona
The Samuel Mahelona Memorial
Hospital, the gift of Mr. and Mrs. I
Albert S. Wilcitt to the County of
Kauai, is now completed and dur
ing the last week received its first
patients. Situated in the midst of ,
the splendid one hundred and twen
ty aores set aside at Kapaa by the
Territorial Legislature for a Tuber
culosis Hospital and Farm, the
compact group of buildings presents
a very neat appearance and com
mands u wonderful view in aM
The building is constructed on
the unit system and in the bunga
low style so suitable for this
country, its long, low lines ty
ing it to the earth and making it
blend in harmoniously with the
gently sloping contour of the land.
The brown-stained walls and green
roofs add to the general , sense of
harmony with the surroundings.
The general plan of the building is
that of a cross, with a central ad
ministration building from which
radiate four wings containing the
wards, which are connected to the
main building by long verandas.
A Superb Outlook.
Descending from one's automo
bile under the porte-cochere at the
front entrance, which faces the
south, one turns instinctively to en
joy first the marvellous panorama
of land and 'sea spread out before
one, in the foreground the Kapna
Flats and Nounou, the blue ocean to
the left, and the Kapahi and Lihue
mountains in the distance. Turn
ing then and ascending the steps,
one crosses the veranda and enters
a small Hallway, on the right of
which is the Oflice, on the left, the
Waiting-room. Again crossing a
veranda-passageway, one enters the
second unit of the Administration
Building and finds here the X-Itay
room, (still unequipped), a Dark
room, Dispensary, and Linen
rooms. Beyond this one enters the
Tray-room leading to the Kitchen
at the extreme rear. On the right
of the Tray-room are nurses' dining
room, sterilizing-room, and pantry,
on the left, servants' dining-room
and store-rooms. The kitchen is a
larg, airy room and is equipped
with a'Ray Rotary Crude Oil Range
and other modern conveniences
Returning, one follows along the
verandas to visit one of the wings
These verandas serve as connecting
hall-ways and are boarded in on
the windward side on account 'of
the fresh Trade breezes which sweep
across them with such force or
dinarily that some protection is
needed, but ample windows are
provided which may be open dur
ing still weather. Each wing is
made up of a small and a large
section. The smaller consists of
two individual bed-rooms with bath
between, the larger arc equipped
with eight beds each, and baths,
lockers, etc. adjoin. The windows
which line three sides of the wards
afford ample fresh air and are" of a
new patent, swinging easily out
from the centre so that both upper
and lower window spaces are open
and the half not obstructed by
glass as in the ordinary window.
All rooms throughout are screened
with Monel wire, much used in
Panama and supposed to be rust
proof. New features in each ward
are the night-lights, set into the
floor under plate-glass, and tele
phones connecting up with the
All wings are alke, except for
the north-east one, where the
small ward gives way to a very well
appointed operationg room, equip
ment for which has been given by
Mrs. Samuel W. Wilcox. It is
hoped in time to do considerable
work for children with Tuberculosis
of the Bone. At present the Ter
ritory makes no allowance for the
support of such cases, while 81.50
per day is allowed for each patient
with pulmonary Tuberculosis.
The Hawaiian women of Kauai
have furnished one of the wings for
women from the proceeds of a Fair
given at Lihue under the manage
ment of Mrs. W. N. Stewart in
February, 1917. Mr. C. W. Spitz
is also furnishing a large ward.
Just makai of the building is the
nurses' cottage, containing two bed
rooms, bath, sitting room, and wide
porch. In the rear are servants
quarters and tno laundry, the latter
not as yet equipped. . '
The Farm and Dairy.
Across the fields, still further in
the rear, is the Dairy, which was
erected from County funds, and
near which farm-laborers' quarters
and a house for the Manager of the
Farm are soon to bo built". It is
planned to conduct a Farm on
model lines, and Mr. Leslie C
Clark, Asssstant-Professor of Ani
mal Husbandry at tlio College of
Manager and has already arrived to
take charge. One cow, a Jersey
has been purchased, and Grove
Farm is to lend several animals to
the Institution for use until pure
blooded stock can be secured. Mrs.
Hans Isenberg has started the flock
of chickens by presenting about five
dozen fine White Leghorns.
By Way of History.
A brief account of the develop
ment of this Institution may be of
interest. In July 1913. the Board
of Health appointed the first Dis
trict Tuberculosis Nurse for Kauai,
Miss Ida L'Orange, who conducted
the work until May 1, 1914,
when she was succeeded by Miss
Mabel Wilcox. Patients were look-'
ed up, instructed in their homes, and
admitted to Plantation Hospitals in
so far as these institutions were able
to accomodate Lack of space and
equipment for the care of such pa
tients, however, led to the early rea
lization that there should be a spe
cial hospital for Tubercular cases.
In February 1915, the matter was
presented to the plantat ion managers
of Kauai, with the idea of se
curing from the plantations and the
public the funds for the construc
tion of such Hospital. At that time
Mr. Albert S. Wilcox came forward
with the offer of $25000 for the
Building, which was to stand as a
Memorial to Samuel Mahelona. Mrs.
Wilcox was a joint giver with her
husband, and they have since
doubled the amount.
A Building Committee, consisting
of Mr. Charles II. Wilcox, Chair
man, Mr II. D. Wishard, Mr. F.
A Alexander, Mi. H. W. Broad
bent, and Miss Mable Wilcox, was
appointed by the Planters. Dr. A.
N. Sinclair, at that time Head of
the Anti-Tuberculosis Bureau of
Hawaii, came to Kauai, at the re
quest of this Committee to select a
site, and after careful consideration
of many sites and all aspects of the
question, selected the land at Kapaa
as the most suitable for the purpose,
and the Legislature of 1915 set
aside 120 acres there for a County
Farm for Tuberculosis.
Various plans for buildings were
submitted to the Committee and
that of Miss Mabel Wilcox was se
lected. Mr. C. B. Ripley was ap
pointed architect, and during the
Summer of 1916 work was begun
oh the building under the direction
of Mr. Thos. Nott,who had taken a
great personal interest in the Insi
tution and has done everything in
his power to make it as complete
and convenient as possible, down
to the minutest detail.
The Legislature of 1917 appro
priated $10000 for the development
of the Farm and $10000 for the
maintenance of both Farm and
Hosital. The County has fenced,
plowed, built the Dairy, and will al
low a monthly appropriation for
Board of Trustees and Manage
Trustees were appointed early in
1917 by the County Supervisors to
take charge of the Institution, as
follows: Mr. C. II.' Wilcox. Chair
man, Mr. G P. Wilcox, Sec.
Trea. Mr. B. D. Baldwin, Mr. J.
K. Farley, and Mr. A. G. Kaulu
kou. Mr. G. P. Wilcox retiring,
Mr. Hermann Wolters was appoint
ed upon the Board and became
Chairman, Mr. C. II. Wilcox be
coming Treasurer and Mr. Kaulu
kou Secretary. Miss Mabel Wilcox
was appointed General Manager of
the Institution, Dr. J. M. Kuhns,
Visiting-Physician, Miss Marguerite
Castro, Nurse, and Mr. Leslie C.
Clark, Manager of the Farm. Miss
Mabel Wilcox retiring in July, ow
ing to a prospective absence from
the Territory, Dr. Kuhns was ap
pointed General Manager.
' A Valuable Number
The July number of the Hawaii
Planters Record is a very excellent
as well as a very timely one, being
a special Food number.
In addition to some very sane
and sensible editorial advice, which
is to the point as well as authori
tative, there are careful articles on
various important matters of in
terests. "What crops shall we
plant?" "Food crops on Planta
tions." "The Cowpea." ; "The
Pigeon Pea." "Peanutsin Hawaii."
"Butter and Oil from Cocoanuts."
"Insect pests of Truck Crops," etc.
give some idea of the range and
value of the number.
We understand that a strictly
limited edition of this Journal is
published and that a spare copy is
very hard to get. It seems a pity
that as valuable a number as this,
at any rate, is not published for
general distribution, at least among
The largest institution of its kind
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