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an I pali of Kauai explored, and the harbor
The Caroline Archipelago presents almost
a pew Hold tor exploration, and certainly
prn extent, it inhabitants and wonder
( remains of a former race, one of great
Strolling over the pali the other day, we
u,, a visit to tho plantation commenced by
Pi!;ii, William Ilarehottlo and some other
v.r.iiig Hawaiian, and was much g rati lied
-;t!it!io zeal and perseverance they manifest
n their work. Theirs is the iir.-t kae of
liul I a wo believe) granted by this govern
ment their subjects, and was obtained with
mc trnuhlc. They have at the smallest
had been divorced from his wife for some
time past, but could not marry again while
she was living. Having conceived a violent
passion for another woman, ho determined
to rid himself of his wife, and applied to Lo
no, who was said to bo skilled in preparing
poisons. Lono likewise wishing to destroy
bus wile, the two agreed to poiion both,
commencing with Kamukniki. On Sunday
evening la 4, she was invited to drink awa,
in company with scveial others at the bouse
of her s m-in-law Pikoi. The erimi lals pre
pared two portions of awa, into one of whic h
a violent poison was put, made from four
species of plants, which grow in the moun
tains. After the remainder of the company
had drunk the uupoisoned awa, she called
niTKT.ii.s or Tim iiiun iouroist:.
r I'lNoooi.n, 1 '. (mniriiler.
I. i.-i mv, II. I'. .!';. f-'m, V. L. Maury, J. North.
f?ir..; .Mn.-cr, S. R. Know A wist. Sur?., S. Holmes.
r;ci', T. . WuU.om. I'o iis.vuin, J. K 1'iost.
riUfci-'aClci-k, Y. I!. .Voire.
lt-mii Im bM
I r her shiire. and her husband handed her
. . . i. i ...ii'
calculaliosi, iwo iu.iu.mu uerrs, including f, , (o wh;ch ,,0 secrrlly t,c
mountain land, seeuret. 10 tnem lor lilty-live
At first they planted sugar cane, but
have fa!ul that the soil is not adapted for it;
litim too dry, and not rich enough. They
have now turned their attention to raising
(,rn. Itcans, &.C., and live stock, also, phint
i,ir t!ic sheltered spots with coffee, which
thrives well. We should suppose that it was
almiraMv calculated for sheep, the mountain
pva!;s affording them a cool retreat, and the
valk'vs a'.niiulanee of we.tcr. Sheep have
ken a source of immense wealth to Now
formed the design of taking the biig, and as
soon as In saw the mate coming ashore, he
went to him, and tId him what he had ob
served. The mate immediately came to the
same conclusion, and turned to walk to the
laudin; place, where In? bad b it bis boat;
but Vindovi, who was in company with him,
suspected that his treachery was discovered,
and determined to s ecure at lea.-t what was
in his power. He took the hand of the mate
in u friendly manner, and walked nl mg a
short distance with him. Then suddenly
stopping he seized brtii the arms of his com
panion, and pinioned them to his sid", giving
the signal for the r.-rnult. Some of the sav
ages beat out the brains of the mate, while
he was held by Vandovi, and a great num
ber attacked the house- in which the ether
men were, and killed two of them. The in
terpreter and aTahitian escaped with great
dilliculty, by swimming oil' to a boat. The
next day, the bodies of the murdered men
were obtained by paying a musket for them,
and were sewed up in a tail and buried
alongside. (roT? f ftt VVwV'T.-TOT' T7
J ne capture of mdovi vn elu ciru !
in tiiis town, on the 1 1Mb inst. by Rev. J. y
Dell, Mr. Charles L. Whiting to IIi3 Par
melia Crowe II.
At T.ah.uv.a, Maui, on tlie 21th lilt., by
llev. L. Andrews, I'd r. John Sl Is m, of Ko
wai, to rIrs. Harriet T. McDonald.
poison. Alter taung two mouiiiluls, slic cal
led immediately for water, and inquired of
the rcjt, if "their'.- was bitter:1' They
told her, "no;" "then," says she, "my hus
band has dark designs against me, I s'.iall die,
he has poisoned me." She survived but three
hours, medical assistance being of no avail.
As soon as she was dead, which was about , seizir.g upon the principal chiefs of T.eva,
midnight, the news immediately spread, and ami keeping them or. Ix ard the Peacock,
a terrible wailing commence d, which was' mail he was given up. Although it is to be j
quickly borne to the opposite side? of the is- regretted that so many years vcro allowed ;
land. It was so loud, so prolonged, and so, to elapse before any notice was tak( n of this.
, and why cannot they become so .'sullen, as to awake at once almost all the ; outrage, y t tho ea .e, as it has occurred, !
Dies any one know any thing to the ; r si.otit. and at that hour, as its sepulchral 1,0 1' use by convincing the natives that;
cadences rose and fell, and were 1-t in the thB lapse ol time alone, will not secure tiienr
distance, Uto'fJlect was startling and moorn- r r;:il,st tho eonsecpicnecs of their perfidy.
CO, Haw. fh. Cloion, :J:n;!.
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N if-L;.:M't, ITor'on, cir.iso.
'or the benefit of our foreign readers we
give the '"hits" of news in circulation in town,
in regard to the movements of the Squadron.
Alter leaving New Zealand they rendez
vniznd at the Tonga Islands, when? a civil
fill in the extreme.
Kamanawa and his accomplice was imme
diately apprehended, urn! they confessed their
crime. Lono also confessed a previous mur
der. That of the former commander of the !
Am. Wlinlo. liin (tcor::c Ma
ry, ( ei ii, cw I dloie, M i' rail f, 10) Lbls. Sat ah
1 iui.,'1-', l;a :uc I, !; i o:.i.:s, K,U bl.'s.
At 1 ill ii.) O'ei'i
A serious and iormal coinjdaint has been 'm .m;!;, L;rov.i!, Nc-.v lic-Jioul; 2,0u0 l.bla. All well,
made against our young bantling (which by At I.:i!i:ini.S..ot.2-', Am. M'lialosIiiiJ Nautilus, Ellis,
tlie way must lollow in the lootsteps ol nil'
. .' , , , , . . : wrxwmtwijmmjBw rjr.k'Tvsx ww'Kvw,i!ii."'mia
juveniles, and learn to walk by creeping; - t
first) for a lack of wit. 'Tis but too true- TH02S.LS GUMBSnS,
but bad you, sir complainer, been belter ac- :lfS oU ,.,ml an( for f51Jc, Amenj in,
(inainted with us. we simuM orver li.ivn T.,.....i:. i. .,...1 i.....w.i. i)..:...-. i i i.-
sides their own confessions, the testimony nii.iir . ... t v'c r 1 1 c
' y neen quarreled with on that score. it from no imwi. ,n mi n L I
war was raffing between the heathen and
clirki;.:. parties. Tho former have since Hooikaika, whom he poisoned in a similar
proved victorious manner, a few years since, at Hawaii. Ie-
S:tmilntion in Xow Zealand lands was
rife af Sydney, and promises to become South j (A tl,; wltnosses a,ni)l0' 1 1,0
Sea huhhle, So. '2. The soil is said to be .liry l)rouglit m tlieir verdict, against tlie two,
barren and hilly. "guilty of wilful murder," and they will
II. 15. M. Surveying Ship Sulphur, Capt. sf)on ndergo the full penalty of the law.
Bt Ichor, was lately at the Fiiis. These is-1 Such deeds are said to have been quite
common in the days ol heathenism, but since
the introduction of Christianity, this is we
believe, the first case of conviction. Ka
manawa is of very high rank by blood, and his
wMs are three hundred in number, mostly
'iia!l: two as large as Hawaii. The Squud
mi spent three months in surveying them.
Natives treacherous in the cxtteme, and the
orst of cannibals. Came along side the I trial and condemnation by his peers, shows
'is devouring human flesh. Occasion
ally cat their own wives and children. Can-
in them a commendable determination to as
sert the supremacy of their laws, however
a matter of fact editor, you might with equal Drills llull'ilo Clolh Bleticlied and
propriety expect it from a grindstone; in-1 Uiihlcnelied Col tons Hamilton Finn
deed, we are not at all unlike that much en-!110' Kijfflisli Chintz Clinlly Dresses
during instrument, for being altogether !-; I'oloriuo mid Scnrfs liladi, Green
tuse and blunt, others find ve. v osefnl t,-, !,ni1 NVlitc Veils Fine Cniiibi ic MllSr
sharpen theirs upon.
His Hawaiian Majesty, and Queen moth-
litis Cheek Tape Muslins Sprig
nnd Mull Muslins Disliop Lawns La
dies' Silk Gloves II back Cr.ipc Pink
t'iroJ a chief, wlm is now on board tho Vin-; high the rank of the oll'ender. The trial,
fines, who seven years since, killed ten of
"", '.tow of an American vessel.
Tim !.. : . .
'iiiiiu wii sent to rescue tnc crew
throughout was conducted in a very respecta
ble and dignified manner, and made a fa
vorable impression upon the minds of the
d" 11.. .11 ( -
cr, Kekauluohi, and suite, arrived in town PC 1 ctticoal Uobes &i!k Cord
on Tuesday last, and were received with : :10 l, m"1 wainieu s I losicry - liKlin.
the customary royal salute. All in excel- j U"ih" fuspriulcrs Cotlon Siispriul-
lent heahh. V' " IV'1"" """---vu i civ
inir .Men cc u omen s onoes Lalico
On Wednesday morning, the Captain and and Striped Shirts Kendv-tnndc
Officers of the Vinccnnes, called upon Ciot1iinr Silk Handkerchiefs China
Hawaiian !aje.ty. s j
.aicncau v naler Siiylock, 'J,000 bar- stran-crs present. We were mm
n sperm oil, recently shipwrecked among with the conduct of the Governor, hiseharges 1 l1,oril,s i:,,u 10"-
the Southern Islands and to t-tln .(!' ' t , ., , , . . I.icao'nan, OurimCarr, J. AUen, A. f.. Case, T
m jfti.mus, aim io laue oil tlie to the jury, and the clear and succinct man- l udd.
inNMonar.es from some of the islands of the ncr ui'tl, wlnch he conducted the cxauiiua-. ''ernml Snociil Asroni, R.R. WalJ.nn.
t,on of tc prnonn fl,,,l.i;,. Kev. J. I,, l'.llio't.
w i i ... .... , t,... A-,ist:ut futsvom, J. I.. I'ov, J. P,. Whittle.
.May, J. r. Sun-
J '!! group, Mho were in a vpiv dLfir.cn1
, J ''it .-'.-' i
Ration. The chiefs having threatened to
Mil and eat them, if they manifested any ab
liyrenee at, or refused to witness their cau
m'Kdic orgies. She is not expected here for
so;no time to come.
i ho Vinccnnes on her way here, discov
lN and sur eyed some new Coral Islands.
rn lvckuaiiaoa has placed the large stone
l,f",se, belonging to Ktiauluohi, at the dis
Iit.on of CapAVi17os, who has taken up
m T''terslherernnd tilted it in Iilcit tin
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jii i iiii, omr i.m.j-j Ti ,1. i. t , c .:. t i
fii.eu.r- Wii.ki:. ln.. ( oaanuLcV,- ()f ll.o Ia-. ' "l "u 1 V 11 ' M I,,r JinnCCS,
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iiuc n 1 1 j on; rreissors; I ills and
Cat's, and S id Irons: Ilr.iees nnd Tdtts;
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TIM VI. rni? ai 1 a? rwr?
a Wednesday morniior n mini w.n lm11
Ju',f? f't, f .r the trial of Kamanawa and
".captain of the schooner Hooikaika,
I ,!, '"'jrder of Kainokuild, wife of the
,Ur' ,ov' Iv( kunnaoa was the presiding
"ep the King and high chiefs being ores
p 'o accused were allowed to chal
( the jury, which consisted of twelve of
rlV ' - i,lt( ,li,nt Hawoiians, all of high
They were also allowed to select
fi . 1,10 court being organized, the
" fommericed, when the following facts
"Ui fust mentioned prisoner it appears
chief who is now a nrisoner on board llm 0 ,h 'I. I'.KI.
Vinccnnes, is Vindovi, and that he is from
the town of Ilcwa, one of the most important ro.tts.vain, . Hmi:!i.
places in tho group. He was, moreover, ; ('""l1or r- Wi!h uut-on.
h,.,,Mli.ry ,.UM.,t .ho largo ,,f Kan-jaXl vi'ikin,
davu, at which place the outrage was com-! I'iltv, 15. Vninleiford. rurrcr's Clerk, R. Robinson,
mittedfor which he has been seized. It up. I Master's Mate, J. V. I)C3.
scikn uric conrs.
jrears that in the autumn of the Ameri
ennvbrig "Charles Daggett," was cruisiri" Y- ncrinj, N -.ituralist. J. 1 Cou'lmny,
fnong those isb.nds,to obtain beachde-tnarJu.Irl,V.0'',i 1' J1-K "t Moii
. , , ; f , . J). liccl('iiu,l;o, Asust.-int Holainst.
and that the Captain Bachelor having, as
he supposed, obtained the good will of Vin
dovi, determined to make his island one of
his principal stations. He previously took
on board as pilots and interpreters, two or
three white men whoarc living on the island,
and it is from them that tho details of tho
transaction have been obtained. The Cap
tain also took the precaution, at first, of keep
ing a chief, as hostage, on board; but after
a few days, pretending to be sick, ho was in
cautiously set on shore. One of the inter
preters, who was then at the beach-le-mar
house, perceiving this, and seeing, at the
same time, some suspicious movements among
the natives, became convinced that thev had
J. G. 2ion, Uejiuiier uf'bisiriujii nts.
Tender, Flying Fish.
G.T.Sinclair, a1. Master. J. W. Lewis, PasM. MM.
OFFHXRS OF TIIH I'KACOCK.
William I. IIudsox, F.q., ConmiaMlor.
I.icutenanls V. M. U'idkcr, (7. F.mnions, O. II. Per-
ry, nnd I). J. Do llavca.
Musier, A. S. llaldwin. Purser, W. SpciJcn.
Af tins Sin-con, J. (?. Falincr.
Assistant Surgeon, C. F. fiiilou.
FiirFfd MicMiipiiipn, I-. Divi, V. Reynolds, fj. V.
r'olvo-oicis, (. V. IlaniMia.
Midshiprnon, I). Tliompoii, ti. V. Chrk, V. II.
Hudson. Poatswain, S. Fill.
Carrenicr, J. Dibblo Gunner, J. Anderson.
Master's Mate, Cisney. Purser's Clerk, J. rowers.
T. R. IValo, Naturalist. W. Rich, Rotanirt.
J 1. Dana, Mincralogr-t. A. Ague, Arti: t.
.So;ip Jj-idlrs: (J ouges; Chiycls; Hooks,
mill HinTs; Files; Iron nnd Drnss
Unit llin2Ts; Crist loel Ilntid Snws;
Inm U tck Saws; Compnss S.iws; Cut
nnd AVrtnijjli t Nnils; Cut and 'Wrought
Tacks; I hit Tins; Cast Iron rurnnces;
liatclios; JJutts; Sail Needles; Cross
cut and Pit S iv Files; Door, Chest
nnd Armor Locks; Shovels; Snucc
Pans; Try. Pans; Unzors; Spoke Sha
vers; Hammers; Wood Saws; Jews
harps; Ir:ivinr Knives; Iron Pqunrcs;
Adzes; Prittani'i Table k Tea Spoons;
Axe Handles; Curtain liinps; Noes;
Currier's Knives; Hairnet and Brass
Verdiprris; Chrome Yel'ow nnd
Yellow Ochre; I.itlnnie; Spit its Tor
ipentine; Paint Hrwslies; Lamp Black;
(jiround Loi; Wood, and Copperas.
CofTee; Olives; Ci;ni s and Tobncco;
S t on o;! lion's Bilters; Pepper; Currants
and Ala. raids; Dried apples; Cbam
P'ii::t,e; Cider; London Porter; Hani?;
Cbeepe; Pickles; (i infer; Prmirs;
Peppermint; Swaim's Panacea; Mo
Assorted Crockery Ware; Glass
Lamps, Tumbler?, kc. k.r. of." '