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ESTABLISHED 1904. VOL. 17. NO. 5.
iihue, Kauai, territory of Hawaii. Tuesday. February, i, 1921
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GETTING READY FO
The lighthouse tender Kukui arrived
at Nawlllwili last Wednesday morn
log with keavy timbers and a launch
-to bo used In the harbor construction
Friday morning tho Kinau brought
a complete piled'river for use in
building the temporary wharf and for
driving piling for the 450 foot trestle
across the Huleia river. An air
compressor has also arrived. This
will be set up immediately on the
quarry site and work started in dovel
oping the quarryr
This will be tho first quarry to bo
worked on Kauai and llttlo is known
about the quality or size of rock that
- can be procured. It is fully expected
however, that rock of sufficient size
can. be obtained to construct tho rub
ble mound typo of breakwater. If
large stones cannot be secured it will
be necessary to build the breakwater
With caissons filled with small rock.
Piling timbers for the wharf and
trestle are being furnished by Grove
A BIRTHDAY LUNCH PARTY
Mrs. Arthur Wood, a niece of Mrs
Wm. Hyde Rice, has been tho reelp
lent of many social favors at the
hands of her friends, during the last
two or three weeks.
Among other such affairs, a most
delightful lunch party was given for
her yesterday by Mrs. Wm. Hyde Rice
to which some 18 guests vere invited
In connection with a mos delicious
menu there was an old time custard
the exact duplicate of one made for
her on her third birthday, the memory
of which she has treasured fondly
ever since. '
in connection with the. lunch an
original poem composed by Mrs. Rice
for tho occasion was read, and an
appropriate response of the same
character was made by Mrs. Wood
Both were very - apropos and added
much to the interest of the occasion.
Hearafter the Lihue sugar will go
direct to the Coast through tho Mat
son Steamship Co. and return freight
from the Coast will come by the same
means. Ultimately the same service
will be rendered for the Makee Sugar
This latter, however, fs contingent
on tho completion of tho Ahukini
Terminal and Railway improvements
which will take some time yet.
This change of service will presum
ably relieve tho freight congestion of
the Inter-Island steamers, and may
somewhat modify the schedule of
. Some means ought to be found to
relieve the passenger congestion,
which is at present unbearable.
THE RIGHT KIND
Two ,bona-fide tourists, Miss H.
King and Miss N. Brown, came over
on the Kinau last Friday and returned
Saturday. They had been warned,
discouraged, and almost dissuaded
from coming because of tho discom
forts of the trip and the steamer ac
commodation. They found however,
that the trjp was a pleasant surprise
and that the Kinau was a "fine little
boat." Even the midnight landing
had no terrors for them.
Availing themselves of the Gomez
service, they made tho Olekele trip,
Barking Sands, Spouting Horn and
Kukulolono park one day, and Hana
lei the next.
They were delighted with all they
saw and the treatment they got, and
had no "kick" to make about anything,
roads, weather, or service. They
are the right kind!
EDITORS OF TERRITORY WILL
MEET IN HONOLULU
Alexander Humo Ford, Secretary
director of the Pan Pacific Union has
sent out a call from tho committee of
three for a meeting of the editors of
Hawaii to bo held in tho Chamber of
Commerce rooms, Honolulu, Saturday
morning, February Gth, at 10 o'clock rectors of the Samuel Mahelona Mom.
to discuss matters in connection withjorial Hospital, held at the County j
the entertainment of the delegates of .building yesterday, H. D. Sloggett was
the World's Press Congress, which made manager-and Dr. Hagood was
cones in October. appointed resident physician.
'. Kapaa Notes
Have you o'ver seon railroad cars
travelling ou tho Government road
without tracks? Wo were treated to
this rather unusual sight on Wednee
day last week when a string of empty
cane cars were hauled to a new sec
lion of tho Ahukini Railway at Wal
pouli through horo from Kcalla, with'
a truck as aii "engine1-. This hauling
was mado necessary by tho under
mining of two of tho bridges in this
locality by tho recent storms.
An unusual and rather humorous
situation has developed In the tvuwal
hau Winter League. The Allies and
Farmers played a game last Sunday,
this gamo being billed as the first
of a two-out-of-threo gamo series 10
dodldo tho championship of the league
The Farmers won, but at a meeting of
tho Kawalhau Athletic Association
held last Friday, It developed, accor
ding to the officiate, that tho Pacifies
still had a chance to tio tho Farmers
for tho championship of the second
series by winning a postponed game
they had with tho Allies. This
gamo will bo played next Sunday,
weather permitting,, and the humerous
part now comes in. If tho Pacifies
win, and kthen beat the Farmers, tho
Pacifies will meet the Allies for the
championship of the season. If this
happens, the Farmers will havo tho
distinction of having won a gamo in
a championship series when they had
no chanco to win the championship
A rathor bad tangle, but tho officials
report that the Allies and Farmers
played without authority last Sunday,
both teams taking it for granted that
tho Farmers had won the second ser-
The Rev. .Okumuru of Honolulu paid
visit to the Kapaa postoffico last
week ln tho interest of tho Kauai
Shlnpo, a weekly Japanese newspaper
at Kapaia. Ho camo with tho Inten
tion of reporting to the postmaster at
Honolulu the failure of the local office
to make delivery of this paper to sub'
scrlbers, but departed completely sat
isfied that the fault rested entirely
with tho private carrier hired by the
local Japanese colony, and not with
The story of the failure of many of
the subscribers of the Kauai Shlnpo to
receive their paper started early last
year when tho strike of tho Japanese
laborers on OaMu was at its height.
The Kauai paper is alleged to havo
criticized the action of (he Japanese
Federation of Labor in Honolulu, and
incidentally of the action of tho Kauai
Japanese in supporting the strike with
financial aid, etc. Those in charge
the Union on Kauai then, it is
alleged, declared a boycott on tho
paper, with the result that a majority
of Its local subscribers refused to
accept it. The mall carrier hired by
tho local Japanese, boing a pro-union
man, also refused to deliver the paper
to the subscribers,' leaving it in tho
postoffico to bo called or if any
subscriber wanted to read it.
When the strike was over, many of
tho subscribers decided that they
would continue to suscrlbo to the
Shlnpo, but tho carrier refused to
make delivery of the paper. This
action brought a complaint to tho
publishers, culminating last week with
the arrival of Rev. Okumura to try to
traightcn things out.
Rev. Okumura arrived without
knowing that the carrier whq had
been refusing to deliver tho papers
was not a regular mail carrier em
ployed by the government, and
therefore not responsible for his act-
Ions to the government, but was mere
ly a mail messenger hired by tho local
residents to receive their mail twice
week at the postoffico and deliver
When informed of tho real sit
uation, he departed satisfied that
Uncle Sam's representative of the
postoffico department in Kapaa was
not withholding tho Kauai Shlnpo
from circulation, as any subscriber
can havo his paper by calling or send
ing for it.
NEW APPOINTMENTS ON
x HOSPITAL DIRECTORATE
At the annual meeting of the dl-
Ka Hale o na Alii
o Hawaii Organized
Last Sunday afternoon, at tho Kapaa
Hall, tho Halau o Kaplolani, No.
order Ka Hale o na Alii o Hawaii was
organized with the following officers
Iku Hal, Mrs. Kolllnol; lku Lani
William Werner; Iku Nuu Mrs. Lucy
Wright; Iku Kau, A. "b. Kaulukou; Iku
Wai, Mrs. Abblo K. Kaauwai, Iku
One, W. O. Crowoll; Iku Kilo, WilHain
Wright; Iku Ahl, I. K. Kaauwai; Iku
PonI, C. L. Kclokoina; Iku Moo, S. K
nnahu; Iko Aho, John Hano; Iku
Laau, Mrs. Henry T. Sholdon; Iku
Laau Kope, Pat Maluna; Papa Kahu
na, W. C. AchI, Jr., S. W. Meheula, an
John A. Kealoha; Papa Kuhlkuhlpui
one, J. M. Kaueakua, S. K. Kaeo, Chas
Kcahl, Chas. A. Titcomb, Mrs. J ,D
Cook, Mrs, S. K. Kaulill and Mrs,
Mundon; Papa Kaula, Henry Blake,
D. K. Kaeanioku and Mrs. S. W. Me
heula. Tho new lodge expects to
mako its initial bow with a member
ship of ono hundred.
.Next Friday morning, Kauai will be
invaded by the Supreme officers of
tho order, headed by its regent, Prin-
cess Kawanauakoa. Thoy will be
accompanied by the faraus Halo o ua
Alii Glee Club of 40 voices. This
organization will give a concert, fol
lowed by a dance, at tho Lihuo Arm
ory, Saturday night. Hawaiian niel
odies exclusively will bo sung at the
concert. Tho songs of "ye long ago
will surely be appreciated by tho
Installation of tho new lodge and Its
officers will be held at- Kapaa Hall
Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock P. M
after which the members and their
visiting friends will partake of a
On Monday night, at tho Armory
the local lodge will tender a reception
in honor of tho Regent, the officers
and visiting members from Honolulu
Invitations are boing sent out for
It is rumored that at least GO Hono
lulans will attend tho festivities con
nected with tho installation of thcJ
Princess Kawananakoa while on
Kauai, will be entertained at the home
of Judge and Mrs. W. C. Achi Jr. at
Robert Puike, tho retiring judge of
the Kawalhau District Court has ser
ved a long and worthy term of service
Thirty years or so ago ho served a
torm of several years as District Judgo
of Hanalel, and for the last fourteen
years lias been, judgo of Kawalhau.
A malt of sturdy common sense
and sterling principle, and thoroughly
conversant with local conditions, ho
has filled the position very acceptably,
His namo will bo held in honor.
D. K. Kapahee, the retiring Judgo
of tho Koloa District has served in
that capacity for ninoteen years. No
more favorable or significant comment
can be made on his service than the
length of it. A nineteen years tenure
of office means good work!
Without special legal training for
the position, ho had a good general
education, good common sense, and a
firm determination to see justice done
as directly and promptly as 'possible,
Ho had no patlenco with tho quirks
and quibbles of pettifogging lawyers,
and sometimes won their disfavor. But
for substantial justice, Co was all
there. . .
Lihue Union Church
Sunday School ten o'clock. All
childron who aro not attending
other schools are urged to mako
this school a visit.
Church service at the usual hour.
Tho sermon will bo delivored by
tho Rev. J. J. Mldkiff, of Decatur,
Illinois. His subject, "The Be
liever's Credentials." Tho speak
er has lived an abounding life in
tho Christian mlnlstryk and will
bring a strong messago out of tho
fullness of his life. Tho public is
invited to this service,
U. W. BAYLESS. Pastor.
In Bank of Hawaii
At the uunual meeting of the Bank
of Hawaii in Honolulu, Fran Crawford-
was elected second vice-president
for Kauai,. C. Q. Kuhlraaun cashier
of the Lihuo branch, and' W. I-'. Hor
ner cathler of the Kapaa branch, and
tho following were appointed 'as' an
Advisory Board for Kauai: Frank
Crawford, W. D. McBrydo, C. A. Rice,
W. F. Sanborn, H. D. Sloggett, H. D,
Wlshard, and H. Woltors.
When seen recently Mr. Crawford
reported that tho business of the bank
locally had more than doubled during
tho last year, and that since thoy
moved Into their present quarters in
1913, the business had moro than
The consequonco is that their pros-
em quarters are' entirely inadequate
to tho needs of the business. Accor
dingly thoy propose to tako over the
post office section of tho building and
convert it all to tho uses of the bank,
giving much needed additional room
for tho public, in front of- the grating,
as well as much moro behind for tho
needs and equipment of tho bank.
This vill make quito'a palatial bank
of It, and a credit to tho community.
The large increase in tho business
has outrun the capacity of tho office
force, but the limitations of space, for
residence as well- as work, havo pre
vented the increase of tho force bo-
yond the present numbers.
The Bank will continue to serve tho
Intcrc3t3 of tho community as well as
its patrons on tho sound yet generous
policy that the interest and well-being
ot tho patron, and of tho community
aro' tho interest and well-being of tho
Bank in tho long run.
AN ATTRACTIVE NEW HOME
The recently completed ank of
Hawaii residence, opposMo tho Hotel
at Lihue, Is a notoworthy addition to
tho community It was built for Mr,
C. G. Kuhlmann, cashier of the bank,
who has recently moved into tho same,
The house Is a 'commodious cottage
comfortablo and artistic, with a spa
cious combination parlor and dining
very carefully planned, convenient
room, a glassed in lanai, and two large
bed rooms, with tho usual bathroom
closets, kitchen, etc. and in addition
dainty llttlo breakfast room. Tho
Interior is finished in a transparent
pearl gray, through which the natural
grain of tho wood shows very effect
ively. Set up above tho level of tho
street, It has a fino outlook. With
the garden, which Is being 'rapidly de
veloped, It will ndd vory much to tho
attractiveness of this our main street.
Owing to tho damago done by the
recent storm to shacks along tho val
ley bottoms, tho Lihuo Plantation has
hurried up the moving of somo eight
or more famllica Into tho row of
houses Just built near tho No. 1 Fill
plno camp on tho road to tho Hospital,
When tho rest of the houses are
flnishod, it will constitutes quite a
large camp ahd will bo a groat Im
provement over tho isolated valley.
places, soon to be a thing of tho past,
NEW JUtiGE FOR KAWAIHAU
Henry Van Gieson of Kapaa has
been appointed Judge of the District
Court of Kawalhau succeeding R.
Puike. Mr. Van Gieson is ono of the
Kapaa homesteaders. Ho has prac
ticed in the District Court In Honolulu
and Is familiar with court proceedings
and the fundamental principles of
law so that doubtless ho will make an
intelligent and offlcleut Judge.
GRIFFCO ARRIVES ON FIRST
Tho pteam schooner Griffco, char
tered by tho Matson Navigation Co.
arrived at Ahukini early this morning
Ith 50 tons of freight. After dis
charging freight she will load sugar.
This is the first of tho regular direct
shipments of sugar to tle mainland.
Aiaison boat win can at Ahukini
once a month in future.
Tho Griffco is an oil humor, 1450
tons, gross and 900 net. She Is 220
foot long, with a 40-foot beam and a
depth of 18.7 feet.
A. F. Robinson of Waliuea returned
from Town last Friday,
Pertinent and Impertinent
Notes from Kealia Town
Tho last sad rites for a departed
oi other wore held for James B. Cor-
atorphino by thoSons of Rest, Monday
urst member to be lost uy the local
u'bimla"UIU 110 Wtts Juac ,u
iu.ud oi mo anu a hignly respected
v-ummuuuy. ills lOSd
wia i. krhiiiv foil i,.
-w.v. hub t UlttHCI
inemoer of tho Sous ot Rest. All
ourvivnig members will wear mourn-
iiig ior a period of ouo month.
n. vumiorpumo win be married to
i.sa auuo wugato or Paaullo, Hawaii,
v.uiumuuy win taiie piaco at the
nomu of tho ,ri.tf?a nnro.
VllVO J.' 1 tuaj I ,
Matrimony, like taxes, seems to be
inevitable for somo of tho weaker
hr&thors. Two other members of
the Sous of Rest having been cricinc
diamonds and a boom in the furniture
market is expected. Officials of tho
organization are becomint alarmed
and are searching for a vaccine to
combat the epidemic.
Ernest WolEht was taknn to KnnH.n
hospital and treated for a severe case
of shock last Tuesday. He nnarlv
won the rubber lco pick. ' He happen-
ed to stroll to the soda fountain early
Tuesday morning and the nronrlotor
was standing behind tho counter. His
words of greeting to Weight wore:
"Well Ernest, what are wo going to
have? Moro rairi?
Dr. Hagood states that It was one
of the worst cases of shock he has
over seen. He will recover.
Interest in the "Tin Roof" competi-
tion remains , at fovcr heat. Tho
rules commltteo announce that match-
Ing tho proprietor and winning does
not constitute a legal "Tin Roof."
Firo Chief Max Bolto announces
that ho is now able to attend all fires
in complote uniform onco more. He
has moved tho family of chickens out turo.
of his helmet and has also acqWed a Ho-finds it next to impossible evi
new pair of rubber boots. The Chief dently to entirely get away from tho
had tho whole department out for a objectionable sorial, but that will bo
practice run Saturday afternoon so reduced to ono evening a week. Sun-
as to show off tho npw outfit. They
wore unablo to throw a"ny water as
ono .of the fireman's wives was having
a tea party and was using tho hoso
nozzle for a vase. Tho Chief became
quite excited at first but calmed down
when ho learned that It was only being
used for a decoration and not a prlzo.
Kealia harbor presontod a busy
scone all last week as the Helene
was nero unloading froight. This is
tho first steamer to unload a complote
cargo sinco before Christmas. .
Thoro is absolutely no truth in the
rumor mat tne unier. engineer gavo a
nickel to tho Hoovor Fund. Wo wish
ho would as, ho can mako a nickel go
further than a wireless message.
We noto that a man on the main.-
stanu has heen asloop for fourteen
uays. The Sons of Rest will wager
even money mat ho does not sloop
moro sound than Foster Horner.
Beginning with our issuo of Febru
Dr. and Mrs. Goldlng entertained ary 22, tho Garden Island will there-
tho Sons of Rest informally Saturday
morning. A light repast was served,
iho only complaint was that tho party
uroKO up ratunr early.
air. anu airs. Albert Bush and son
Sidney Lewis wore Kealia visitors Sat-
urady. Givo Sidney Lewis a couplo
of mouthsi growth at tho prosont rate
rt.wl tin ...til a.. t1. 1.1 I
T T T
- .uioiuomu iu iuu
. ,!. ,
"uu,'"""uu Ul luu ruuroau as
- uw uuiuuur won win uo auueu to
ho local list. Wo will soon bo able,
vu b" uuwu iu iuo uopui una seo me
tram come in.
DON'T EMIGRATE; STAY HERE
Tho Kauai Chamber ot Commerco is
in receipt of letters from tho Stato
Immigration Commission notifying
them of the congested labor situation
on the Pacific Coast and emphatically
advising against the transfer of any
labor from Hawaii to tho Coast. In
almost every lino of Industry thoro
aro large numbers ot unemployed
men, with tho prospect of Increasing
numbers and much distress.
Tho moral Is evident. Don't go to
tho Mainland to hotter your condition.
Stay whero you aro!
WILL HELP ABOUT
jvuvuuuu oincers win arrivo on
Kauai on tho morning of Fhr,,nrV
15th and will tour tho Island, for tl.o
purpose of assisting taxpayer-in fll-
Inn- nn,l !., .t..-
wu ruuerai income
lncoII1 of all kinds, including
wages, bonusos, value of quarters, etc.
must bo reported. All slmrlo npr.
sons with Incomes of S1000. of over
mot , ., ....
uiwmai i ju persons witn
muumes unciuuing that of wlfo and
children) ot $2,000. or overmuBt"fiIo
alt"ugh their exemptions may render
Llhue. Courthouse, Tuos. 15th.
Hallalei. Plantation office, Wed. 16th
a'HUwai, store, Wed. lGth, p ,m,
K,lauca. Plantation office, Thurs. 17th.
KoalIa. Bank, Friday 18th.
apaa' Cank Saturday 19th
Kalaheo, Sunday 20th, a. m,
Lawal, Sunday 20th, p. m
Koloa, Plantation offico Mon. 21st,
Kekauaplant f"co, Wed. 23d, a. m.
Va,raoa, Plant, office, Wed. 23d, p. m,
wairaea ourt House, Thurs. 24, a.m.
wakaweu' i lant- otttco, Thurs. 24, p.m.
napepo, uomes store, Fri. 25, a. m.
"ec'e. I'lani- onice, Fri. 25th. p. m.
Wahlawa, Plant", offico, Sat. 2G, a. m.
urovo arm' l lanl- omce' Sat- 2G- P-m
A BETTER SERVICE
Mr. J. H. Hall, in charge of tho Li
hue Plantation movlnf nlnturn Inlnr.
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csts, mado a trip to 'Town last week
regard to tho same, and reports tho
consummatloli of a better arrange-
!nent with the Consolidated Film Co.,
which controls tho film service for tho
I Islands. He has arranged for two
educational films a week, ono of a
travel nature, and the other along
various lines of industrial manufac-
day that being tho evening when it
will do the least hf.rm.
Friday evening will bo mado a spec-
,al educational and attractive 'evening
or children and young people, and
every effort will be mado to eliminate
every thing objectionable any ovening..
W. K. HUSSEY, HERO OF
WORLD WAR, ON KAUAI
Among the notables arriving by tho
Kinau last Friday was W. K. Hussoy,
lato of tho 7th Canadian Infantry
Battalion which did such valiant ser-
vice against tho Huns. Hussoy was
dosperately wounded twico, and at
the battle of Vimy Ridgo, ho with fivo
others, was all that remained of tho
1,200 men ot his battalion engaged.
Hussoy Is visiting Kauai for tho nur-
pose of soiling a book he has recently
published tolling of his experiences.
A NEW DEPARTMENT
after, in the last issuo of each month,
dovoto a pago to tho children of tho
Island. This department will be con
dueted by Miss Ada AV, Paul, district
nurse at Makaweli, whoso "Nickety
Nip" stories in tho Makaweli News
and tho Maui Nows. havo caused
much favorable comment.
morrow aftornoon at tho usual place.
Mrs. McCIiislfov will ron.l n Mn..
Music and Books.
Tho hostesses will bo Mrs. Crawford
MrB Broadbent( Mrs. Moragne and
Mr. A. Horner ot tho Hawaiian Can
neries spent Friday and Saturday horo
in connection with his pineapple in-
TIP TOP THEATRE