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I THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, MAR. 2y, 1921
A Day With the Governor
Dy J. M.
A Whole Day for Parks, Incredible!
When we were Informed that the
GoVernor was coming over for a day,
and would look Into tho matter of
certain Park reservations, I took it
for granted that there were other and
more weighty matters pending for his
consideration, I could not believe
that he would come down Just on pur
pose to look over a Bide issue, like
parks, especially when Legislature
was in session. I thought that pro
bably about half an hour would be all
the time he would be able to give to
I Nearly Fell Through the Floor
Accordingly when I met him, and
he informed me that he had come
over just to see those park sites, that
he would devote the day to it, and
would like to have me go with him,
and show him what we wanted, I
nearly fell through the floor! Such
consideration for Parks was a new
and unfamiliar experience.
Very Sound and Intelligent
I was surprised to find how thor
oughly sound and intelligent he was
on the matter of parks, and their
value; and that the time to get them
was now, before the land had passed
out of the hands of the government
etc., etc. Why, that is an outlook
and a perspicacity that I thought no
one else but the Park Committee had.
Approves a Generous Tract
Going over the Wailua Park propo
sition, he recommended that we take
all that we needed, and could use, but
no more; that we include the Golf
Links, and the American Legion site,
and the Malaia Heiau adjoining the
Race Track, so that everything below
the road from the Olohena-Wailua
boundary to and including the Golf
Links will be reserved, excepting
however, the area now nnder cane.
In addition to this he recommended
that we include what is known as the
Puukl ridge, back of the Cocoanut
grove. This altogether will probably
run to an area of 150 acres or so, but
most of it has little or no value for
any other purpose.
Amphitheatre Is Splendid
The Governor was very much im
pressed with the natural amphitheatre
site. "That is splendid, magnificent"
he said, repeating it more than once.
Close the Matter up as
Soon as Possible
He recommended that the surveys
be made immediately, and he himself
would act as promptly, so that the
matter might be settled up right
away. His tenure of office, he said,
was growing short, and that was one
of the things that he would like to
close up before he left. His successor
might see things differently.
The Governor Talks Well
Having thus settled matters at this
end of the Island, he suggested that
we should head for Mana.
,,That is quite a long ride, and the
Governor is always genially commun-'
lcative, so as we rode along, I needed :
only to ply him with a question now
and then, to elicit from him a great
deal of interesting and valuable in
formation, largely reminiscent, con
cerning his long connection with the
government and longer residence on
I found that he was a surprisingly
intelligent reader of good books,
books so good indeed that most people
let them alone. "Years ago," he
told me, "I secured a Library of Clas
sical Literature, a lot of good books,
well printed and well bound. Some
of thorn I road, but some of them
looked too heavy for me, and I put
them aBlde. Then as my intelligence
grew, I suppose, I took these heavy
books up one by one, and have come
to enjoy them very much. I am
working on one of thorn now, Hall
am's Midd!r Arcs, and its fine, you
get fionif.'ih r.,,- worth while!"
"IlalUm's Middle Ages!" I said,
"I put in a lo . cf hard work on that in
College;. i;a uliout one of the heaviest
books I know, and if you can read that
boo!:, Governor, lot alone enjoy it,
you belong way up in the upper circle
of tho 'Highbrows.' "
"No, no!" he roplied. "I'm no high
brow, but after I've spent a day with
the Legislature, I feel that I need a
little mental stimulus."
Tells of Rehabilitation Scheme
He tflked most interestingly and
instructively of the Rehabilitation
scheme, and how it all came about,
and told me much about It that was
new to me, and may be to my readers.
Not Hatched at Washington
I had always supposed that the Re
habilitation scheme was hatched in
Washington.and came as a thunder
bolt, out of a clear Bky, to most, if
not all, -the Commission, and that
there was nothing known of it until
the news filtered back from Washing
ton, It seems this, in a way at least, is a
The bill of instructions from Legis
lature had been very Carefully framed,
and thoroughly thrashed out bit by
bit, with the Legislature, defining in
detail just what they should advocate
and endeavor to secure in Washington.
In this there was no provision, or
place, for any Rehabilitation Scheme.
Then at the last moment, Just as
Legislature was to close, a small
rider -consisting of a few lines was
introduced, pledging them to advocate
and work for the scheme that has
since come to be known as Rehabil
Didn't Know They Had Done It
So precipitately and so quietly was
this done, that many if not most of
the Legislators were not aware of this
addition to the Bill, and were dumb
founded later when they learned that
they themselves had approved of it.
Rehabilitation Nullified the Rest
"When we got to Washington we
found that they were all ready for us
on the Rehabilitation lay, and what
was only an afterthought-suggestion
when we left here, had become the
main issue there, and the Rehabili
tation section had pretty well cut the
substance out of all the rest.
"There was more or less criticism
of our action, and the charge was
made that we had turned traitor to
our trust, and forgotten what we were
sent there for. This you see was
not so. Whatever our personal con
victions or interests may have been,
we were bound by our instructions to
bring back Rehabilitation if it was
possible to do so."
In response to my inquiry as to
where Rehabilitation really originated,
and who was behind Wise in the
matter, he replied, "The Puu-honua
Society a Hawaiian Beneficial or
Welfare Society that for years have
been working along Rehabilitation
"down a'nd out" Hawalians, and putt
ing them onto small plots of land,
and fostering them back to self-help
and independence. It was an entirely
commendable and worthy purpose,
Ml one which well desorred a fair
trial, In a careful conservative way.
This was the plan, to try it out on a
limited scalo and under favorable con
ditions, and then gradually extend
it If it proved a Buccess."
The Big Interests not the Originators.
"You do not think that the Big
Interests and the Planters were be
hind it with brains and initiative,. It
Is so manifestly along tho lines of
their interest, that it suggests natur
ally such an origin."
"It certainly does run paraloll with
tfeelr Interests, but I bellovo there is
no reason to suspect them of being
the promoters of the same. It was
the Puu-honua Society, which is con
ducted by some of the brightest and
sanest men among the Hawalians,"
The Barking Sands Park
Arriving at Waimea about lunch
time we got hold of Mr. Brandt and
Mr. Hofgaard, who invited us to Join
them at lunch, after which we would
proceed to Mana, they being familiar
with the country and the park poss
ibilities of the same.
The proposal there is to include
a section of the Barking Sands, and
a region of about 100 acres lying this
side of them, along the sea. This is
a fine, smooth flat, ideal for anything
in the way of races, games, or meets,
and one of the very best places on
the Islnnd for aviation purposes, land
There Will Be a Good Road
At present there are times when this
region is not readily accessible owlrtg
to the occasional inundation of the
roadway. This however is being
remedied by raising the same, after
which it will be macadamized. There
will then be a splendid road the whole
way and it will be easily accessible
for all the Waimea-Kekaha region.
For the Homesteaders of the Future
When this whole Kekaha region is
homesteadod at the rate of 20 acres
to a man, theVe will be several
hundred homesteaders there with
their families and dependents. This
park will be a God-send to them.
Baseball Park for Waimea-Kekaha
On the way back we tentatively
located a small park of 10 or 12 acres
makal of the road in the neighborhood
of the Danford place, to serve as a
handy baseball park for Waimea and
Pleased with Harbor Work
With an hour or so to spare before
steamer time we ran over to Niumalu,
that the Governor might see the pro
gress that was being made on the
Harbor work. He was very much
interested in the same, and was
pleased to see everything going so
well. He signified his entire will
ingness to participate in the corner
A NEW HOTEL ANNEX
Wm. Henry Rice is acquiring the
Arthur Rice premises from Mrs. R, L.
Wilcox and will remodel and repair
them as an annex to the Lihue Hotel.
The hotel business has been steadily
growing for years, and has now outrun
the present facilities and accommodat
ions, so that it has been difficult to
meet the current demands.
The new annex will add ten or a
dozen fine, large rooms, together with
the artistic and attractive surroundings
of a park.
Adequate and satisfactory hotel ac
commodation is an absolute necessity
for any progressive community, so
that Lihue is to be congratulated on
this extension and the travelling pub
lic will hail the good news with pleas
Mrs. Walter Sanborn of Hanalel
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
' FIFTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, TERR
ITORY OF HAWAII AT CHAM
BERS IN PROBATE No. 832.
In the Matter of the Estate of
HIDEKI MIYASAKI, late of Kil
auea, Kauai, Hawaii, deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Notice is hereby given that Letters
of Administration have been issued to
Hisami Miyasakl as Administratrix of
the Estate of Hideki Miyasakl, de
ceased, late of Kilauea, Kauai, Terrl
tory of Hawaii.
All creditors of the deceased, or of
his estate are hereby notified to pre
sent their claims, with proper vouch
ers, or duly authenticated copies
thereof, even if the claim is secured
by mortgage upon real estate to said
Hisami Miyasakl at her place of res
idence at Kapaa, Kauai, T. H., or to
her attorney Noa W. Alull Esquire,
Mclntyre Building, Honolulu, T. H,
within six months from the date of
this notice, which is the date of the
first publication hereof; otherwise
such claim, if any, shall be forever
And all persons indebted to said
estate are hereby notified to make
payment to said Hisami Miyasakl or
to her said attorney at Honolulu afore
said. Dated, Lihue, Kauai, T. H. March
Administratrix Estate of Hideki
March 15, 22, 29; April 5, 1921.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FIFTH CIRCUIT, TERRITORY OF
HAWAII AT CHAMBERS IN
PROBATE No. 731.
IN the Matter of the Estate of
MANUEL JOAQUIN PAVAO, de
ceased. Order of Notice of Petition for Allow
ance of Accounts, Determination of
Trust and Distribution of the Estate.
On Reading and Filing the Petition
and accounts of Manuel J. Carvalho,
Administrator of the Estate of Man
uel Joaquin Pavao, deceased, wherein
petitioner asks to be allowed $412.40
and charged with $916.00, and prays
that his accounts be examined and
approved, that he and his sureties be
discharged from all further responsi
bilities concerning said estate and
that a final order of distribution be
made of the property remaining in his
possession to the persons thereto en
It is Ordered, that Thursday, the
21st day of April A. D. 1921, at 9 o'
clock A. M. at the Court Room in
Lihue, Kauai, of this Court, be and the
same is hereby appointed the time and
place for hearing said Petition and
Accounts, and that all persons inter
ested then and there appear and show
cause, if any they have, why said pe
tition should not be granted, and pre
sent evidence as to who are entitled
to the said property. And that notice
of this Order be published in this
Circuit for three successive weeks,
the last publication to. be not less
than ten days previous to the time
herein appointed for said hearing.
Dated the 8th day of March, 1921.
(sgd.) WILLIAM C. ACHI, JR
Judge of the Circuit Court of the
(Sgd.) JOSEPH ANDRE SOUSA.
Clerk of the Circuit Court of the
LYLE A. DICKEY,
Attorney for Administrator.
March 8, 15, 22, 29, 1921.
went to Hawaii last Tuesday where
she will spend a few weeks enjoying
a much needed rest and change
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