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"I'llO BOXO P 11111.100.'
SATURDAY, JULY 11, IS 10.
Wo are informed that cm the evening
of the 00th ult., about four hundred and
seventy dollars were raised by tiic sale at
auction of a box of donations just received
from England, for the benefit of the Oahu
Charity School. This, together with the
proceed? of a box from the same source,
mid another from the United States,
which were recently sold in the same man
ner, has raised for the above mentioned
benevolent institution, the very handsome
sum of between eleven and twelve hun
dred dollars. A very opportune aid this,
as we suppose the institution was laboring
under some embarrassment owins to an
unliquidated debt which it was necessary
to incur for buildings, &.c.
The '1th of Jul was celebrated by 'a
large number of the American residents
here, who gave a dinner at the house of
Ilaalilio, in the valley of Manoa. The
King and his suite, with i.iany other in
vited guests were present. The party
left town together, forming a strong cav
alcade, and as they rode along the plain,
; presented a gay and cheerful appearance.
The dinner was cooked in native style,
and the manner of partaking nearly so.
The dishes were placed upon mats on the
floor, and the party arranged themselves
around this primitive table in jm'ch atti
tudes as best suited their case or con
venience. Many toasts were drank, and the fes
tivities were enlivened by a variety of fine
Nothing occurred to interrupt the har
mony of the scene, and although not con
finccl exclusively to Americans, every one
appeared to be united in the celebration
of the day.
Salutes were fired at morning, noon
and sunset, from the fort and from some
of the vessels in the harbor.
It is reported, but not fully credited in
town, that the Chinese High Commission
er Linn, has lost his head. The Emperor
ordered him down to Canton to destroy
all the opium, not to cut olT the cars and
noses of Englishmen (?) or Chinesc(?)
So he (the Emperor) very politely sent a
second time ordering him to send up his
own head, which he did after the Chinese
It is rumored, on the authority of a
white man, who has visited there since
the eruption, that Kilauca is nearly extinct.'
By the return of the ship Catherine, of
Nantucket, we learn of the very sudden
death of Capt. Drown. He died on. the
9th of June. On the morning of that
day he appeared as well as usual, went
out in his boat, and was pulled along side
of a fast whale, which he lanced. Im
mediately after he had lanced the whale,
he fell backward in his boat. The mate,
whose boat was near immediately repaired
to the Captain's aid, whom he found in
the agonies of death. He asked for wa
ter groaned once or twice, and expired.
The mate took charge of the 'ship, and
put back to this port to discharge several
of his crew, who had become insubor
HE MELE NO KA UIIANE.
Na Muevva i haku. lie haumana in ke Kulanui.
Aloha ka uhane, ka hoapili o ke kino;
I pili ka ua tnc ka la.
A o ke unuenue me ke kockoc.
Aloha kuu hoa ohumu o kulii mcliainclia,
Hoa hoolaukauaku, o kahi kanaka ole.
A o hoi na, kuu hoapili o ka ua lanipo lua,
Hoa ac ale o na kai ewalu,
A mo na makani cha;
Kuu hoa o ka maona kawalawala,
A rnc ka maknponiumu ui ole;
lie pokakaa ka la c noho anei,
A hala na makahiki ehn,
Malailu no ka halialia aloha ana mai.
Aloha ac, o haalcle nei ia makou,
A hoi aku i ke Akua,
E like mo na moa imi i ke kumu.
Ua imi ke uhi i kona kumu, o ka la;
A o ka wai hoi i kona kumu, o ke kai;
I'ela no hoi ka uhane i kona kumu, o ke
A i ka la i kani mai ai ka pu leo lea,
Ka pu hoala hiamcc;
Alaila, ala mai ka honua,
Puunauwc i kana mea i ale ai;
Ala mai ka moana,
A luai i kona mea i moni ai;
Ala k.i ia nui huhu hala olo o ka moana,
lloikc i kona inta i nanahu ai.
Alaila, elua wahi e noho ai ko ke ao nei,
Uuna lilo, iltina lilo,
I ke ao cleelc la oluna lilo aku;
A ilalo, n ilata,
Ihilo lilo io Milu la olalo lilo aku.
Alaila, pau na wahi c noho ai ko ke ao nei.
E a'u makamaka a me a'u hoahanau,
E ka pili kaikaina a me ka pili kaikuaana,
E ike ia kakou hookanaka.
j O kipa h wa ko aloha i ka ilio;
lit ilio, no ka hewn, e hae ana,
E aki ana a c nanahu ana i ka peno a me
ka ntaik-ti. "
No ia mea la, aohe alapii o ka uhane,
E lii Ri aku ai i ka lani;
No ka tnea, ua haihui ka ulili, ka laau kea
kra, Mawaera konu o na laau nui he umi;
Ua pokopoko Jiilii Joa i ko ke ao nei.
Nolaila, auhoa ke ala? mahca la i hiki?
Aohe kurr. i e uku aku ai i ka uhane;
Aole e pakclo nna ka uhane lawchala;
Ke uku aku i na dala he kanawalu miliona;
Aole hoi ka puaa i halala ka niho,
Aolo hoi i na waa iho ole kaulua,
Aole hoi i ka lako o kc kanaka vaiwai;
A'-.ta loa-e pakele ana ka uhane lawchala,
Kc uku aku i kekahi o keia mau mea.
TRANSLATION. NOTES, kc. J
-""AN ODE TO THE SOUL.
Dv Matw, (1) LATE A SCHOLAR OF THE IIlGH
School, Lahain aluna, Maui.
Farewell, (hou soul, the body's near com
panion,8 Companion in the rain and in the sun,
In the piercing cold and in the chilly damp.3
Farewell, my soul; we have communed to
gether in the still retreat,
Been companions in the crowd and in the
And thou art going, my bosom friend in
the dark storm,
Who rodest with ino o'er the waves of the
4 eight seas,4
And when contending with the four winds;
My companion in rare full meals,
And in long fasting faintness.
after cruising a few days, was obliged to While living herethe sun has onward rolled,
And four full years have past; . y.
TU but a vapor" of a lov'd remembrance. -
Farewell, thou ait leaving us,
And thou art going back to (jlod;
As things dependant seek their source.
The fire seeks its source, the sun; ,
The waters seek their source, the ocean;
So seeks the soul its source, its God.7
And when the clear toned trump shnll
The trump that raises all that sleep,
Then shall rise earth's children,
She shall meet out her buried ones;
Then ocean's sons shall also rise,
And she shall heave to light what she hath
And the great angry sinless monsters of the
Shall show the men they have devoured.
Then, two dwelling places will appear
Above, on high,
In, the azure vault, beyond the highest
Or down, below.
Far down in JWiluV place, below the lowest
Then shall ceae man's dwelling place on
Thou, my friend, my kindred born,
Thou loved 'st me as a younger and an elder
Let us set; we act the man.
For love in vain dwells in a brute.
A brute is savage in his doing evil,
JJiting and tearing both the good and kind.9
There is no ladder by which the soul,
Can mount up into heaven;
For the ladder steps arc broken,
The ten steps10 between the timbers large,
Too short, too little for the woildly mind.
Then wherc's the path? by what arrive?
No price can be a ransom for the soul,
The soul that sins shall not escape.
No ransom can be found in counted millions,
Nor in fat swine with spreading teeth,"
Nor in canoes from perfect timber-formed,
Nor in the abundance of the rich man's
No; never shall the soul that sins escape,
Though it should pay a ransom, any one
1 The above Ode, or rubbers to the soul, was written
by .YIiu;H some time before Id's class left the school.
It was written and read as a regular s honl exercise in
composition The w titer wus a f holir from Kaawa
lo.i, on Hawaii, no way remarkable for scholarship
I 'ho poetry is not brought forward us a specimen of
first rate I lawaiiari rnolrv. thotiirh it !. neilmns. nm
entirely destitute of merit us u poetic effusion.
2 It will be seen in another nlaee that tbn Ifnwnii.ina
i.i i i 1 ..... . '
puppoxeu I ity had I wo souls, otic of which was always
wi'.h the body; the oilier hud the power of leaving' it
either for the ike of helping a friend, or for doing mis
thief to an enemy, more generally the latter; and there
were persons who were skilled in catching these mis
chievous souls and killing llietn.
The writer of the Ode has no much secirfnrn Imnnl.
ed;e that he sneaks of only one soul, and intimates that
it lias some relation to himself. Hut if is difficult, even
now to convince Hawaii ins that their pouN are them
selves. They suppose their souls hear about the same
relation to theinselvesns theirshadnwsdo; hence they
call them hoapili o ke kino, a close- adhering toinpan
ion of the body.
3 The phrases rain and nun, cold ad damp, fcc..
nro ficmicnt expressions, and stand for all seasons or
times, i. e. constant, perpetual.,
4 The expression .eight self, ndmifs of two mean
ings. It is said that when a Hawaiian at I.nhaina
speaks of the right seas, ho refers to the followin"
Hetween T.ahaina and Molokni,
l'etween .Molnkai ruid I.anai,
I'etwecn I.anai and Kaluaknj,
Fetwecn I.anai and Kahoohwp,
l?etwecn Kahonjawe and llenmula
I'etween Oluahi and Kahonlawc, '
I'etween I.nhaina nnd I.anai,
Hetween Kahaknloa niwl MrlrLni
imi in oriier fire imiaiices, when lie refers to the
eiKhtneantf the whole group of island, they areas
Ifefween Hawaii and Maui, j
between YJani and Kahonlawc, 2
Petween Kahnolawc and I.anai, 3
between I. aini and .Vlokai, 4
Hot ween Molokni nnd .ihu, 5
I'etween fahu nnd Kmiai, , Q
Hetween Knuii nnd Niihau, 7
Hetween Niihau and Kaula, 8
j! i During t V first years of the sehool, the srhohre
tillered much for want of food. Thev rarely ever had
a supply, and when at woik on U10 school house,
(w hkh they
h they 1id voluntarily,) they were known to f 11
through faintness, for wunt of food: ami v.i.i'
6 The word halialia, here translated tapor. i
loriumn u uuu: mo iui ier inoing icnii in l.n'k
served when looking over a dry plain in a hnt 1 ,v
over the shingled ,rof of n house. A ffi oudary n'tM
isnn indistinct recollection of pa at events, i0 tj'
four yens of his living ut the school fcccnicd to tlie
? pPtiiu id n Ln iiiliTnl ifton . ninl nun u-nt.l .. '
. . "" 'smciin
w ri'er had taken it from the In is! 1 in poet, weie it tioM
Iliai lie cannot ic.iu 11 nuiu 01 i.nnsil.
" Hivcrs to tlie ocean run,
ior stay in all their course;
I 'lie ascending, seeks tlie sun;
I'oth speed tliein 1o their roirrce:
Si a soul th it's horn of God.
Hants to iov his glorious face;
I'pward tend to his 11 bode,
To rest in hij embrace."
8 fn Hawaii myfholo;y, Milu is the god of the
lower regions; the Thro of the Hawaiian l.iudu
The woid Milu is also used for the name of the nluw
9 Seven I linos here nre obscure; the idea srpm in
n,e ninniiy 01 men, and not loiiow o. impulses of tlie
brutes; let us love cadi o'her, and do kind ollicej
lo each other. The w ord ilio is generally applied to a
.1. - ...... t
u mn is u.cii uiu iur uuy raciioi;t annual.
10 WiP ttt Jtr) rTif Ion rnmninnlinnnfl n r C ...
. . . -, ivii "iiiiiiiuiiiiiivii'n uir
rativcly termed by ti e Hawaiians o va laau uliuli hf
umi, the ten ladder sets. These steps nre hern nftirni
ed fo he pnkopoko liilii loa broken up very small, hy
the wickedness of iren, so thcie is no possibility of
ciimmiig 10 iicaven tliat way.
II In the old system of religion, a large ho? with
lilllif tushes crook illi? nut of liix innnlli n.ii-l!,-iilirl.. it
he was black, was not only one of the most expensive,
imit was iiioiigiit 10 no one of tlio most acceptable of
ferinis that to'.lld lie nmrle.
I he 1 1 tire mines made in ancient times, dug out with
stone ad :s from whole tiees, were also c:ccetliiialv
expensive Thesu ilhis! ral iona are June Hawaiian, una
sl.o v that in the opinion of the writer the most costly ex
pensive articles would utterly fail to redeem a lost ebul.
nrvoxn tiic rocky mountains
An Indian chief, to whom importunities
had been addressed w ith a view to induce
him to remove to a position farther west
than that occupied by his tribe, resisted
the application, upon the ground that the
cupidity of the white-man would soon
reach even that spot, however distant;
and that it would be as well for his tribe
to wait their inevitable extermination upon
the soil within whose bosom their forefa
thers had been deposited. The argument
was pressed ; and with a view to render
it more improbable that the new home to
which he was imited would ever be invad
ed by the rude aggressions of the white
man, he was urged to consent to a remo
val to the delightful huhting-grounds be
yond the Hocky Mountains. "Jt is in
vain," said this son of ihe forest, with a
mournful and touching eloquence; "neith
er mountain nor flood can stay the inarch
of th? people who have usurped the do
minions of the red-man. Even now the
cabins of the white settler mineln with
the wigwams at the foot of those distant
mountains, and the red-man is fast re-'
treating before the face of the intruders.
Soon he will be driven to scale them, and
take up his abode on the other side: nnd
yet the white-man will follow, and per
secute and destroy him, until the dying
shriek of the last of the Indian race shall
mingle itself with the roar of the Pacific
The prophecy of the savage chief is
rapidly approaching its fulfilment. The
Hocky Mountains are no longer a barrier
to the white-man. He has taken up his
abode beyond them ; ami even now, from
the distant regions on the other side of
the stupendous chain, conies a voice, ask
ing that the laws which govern the rest
of this nation of white-men may be ex
tended over the dwellers upon the very
shores of the Pacific. A petition of this
nature from the inhabitants of the Oregon
Territory was presented in the Senate
last session ; and the day is evidently not
far distant when that Territory, of whose
very existence a large number of the peo
ple of the United States aro-probably
ignorant, will claim her place among the
confederated States of the Union. In
less than twenty years, in all probability,
the whole of the territory within the North
ern and Southern boundaries of the Unit
ed States, from the Atjantic to the Pacific,