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T II E POLYNESIAN.
Vv valleys, iiiul small ranges of. inoun-l Kauai is 8i, near the temtLM-aieTr.nr. ilV:it"r.T, irv,.,',.,,;,.,I',i,
. witli line rolling upland betveen then, a perpetual utruggle seem, i exist bcUcen nv 'inciu' I J nr. 1 . o';,J!itw h nV.'is.'L-d 'l:!
aalsthe in'cri.ir it becomes well wood-, the Libit ,t the mlder clm.es and the i.e.- ri'rt.t r.r be f,-:-:dh.- h.,.'rn- n!:,:iv
ni.l all of it watered by numerous stream lenahd green uftho tropical; omc trees shed of the .uv ; ,;v. s of his V; -li:::'::;. Jet
., tome tumbling from the maintains l 1 J their Jon en to a great extent in autumn, and him bear it i,l KV-i.rc. or eh'r rai - ! ! t!y
aJes, some of which ate of at height ; await the jdiowers of spring to clothe them lo.-waid iml n-.Ao him..-: If ami his :ti. v-
beauty, i he so uniting at their base, i anew, while others retain their old tlrca ai;d.a's k'.uuii. u::d my Mr it. ho v.ii!
firci.ig t!eir way through dark gorges, ( vig r without aay apparent than-.-e. The I'ver i:av.: ?;..; itiiiiiy to f.dl i:i.o tho
.ver shelving rocks, grudunllv reccivin? : arusses ri?,eu and cat t!. ir . .1 i.. t:-,l! rv. uko ru.r ai:;n. Ik? taM-s i,r U.s'V o
i.ms iii their rapid course, Jbrin at.lat ' ange tries blossom in 1'ehiuniv, ami hear ,,i;sc' ,,,'''i,n
y.ivers with which this island abounds,
f...l. ! t1 i (k hn i.t i l l '.n i C . . . . . ..II . I -
win' ii Limiu'. h;ma- u u urn uii uiu outers
u group. The principal of these are
alei, Waialua, ilauapcpe, and Waimca.
if these; with their tributary breams, nl-
inexhaustible surndv of u titer Power.
t )i ol which will doubtless be turned to
hle account lor the plantations u hieh
(1 u;tier'iis facilities and good sod will ti
ll I concentrate hero.
te great body of this lowland rcgi'n, a
I, e termed it, to distinguish it from the
f "i elevated country, extends from Uana
f valley on the south, to that of Wai-di
cpijic norlh, a distance of 0 miles in lengih.
-iging from three to Jour miles in breadth,
U l-lii 3 places extending back ten or more
l2?sl till of this tract is suitable for the eul
i-.yid sugar cane, or indrjo; the lJcnga'
iClriy of which grows luxuriantly even
'!iOut any care bestowed upon it, Tin
rS.it which nro well protected from tin
fruit from ;.iarch to h'c'. teinbc r. Fi"s .'and
some other liuits, Ur two or tu ,V: crops
annually. The clia.ate is delightful, In -in;;
of that happy medium i; tuce:t tiie extremes
of beat and c-dil which is the m .-t agreea'.de
to the eon-tiJiiti.ii. '1 be tiadi s, v.ldeli ho
greatly laig.Je the tropical a!s, prevail
very gencra'iv for l n m nths diir'ng tiiv
year, fr-e,ue;uly bi iv. in n of wiad, or
more oi'len as tnev rtaeii the html, varied bv
heavy sipjads. T.cy range from Xeith to
11. ii. ...
i'.si, Mil uss.;i,y .i. i;.t i..ui
on the i'il
i.;;c!. iou' the nuna! eren'-
a :C !'ei.lv to ;;vov hi. dm l! the (ir.!!c
d' so s'::i liiau a doelriiie. !:e shilU rs him
y If la.'iii'i.i an !!:;o:ivio";:.-; .-i ..aiuie, tiiid
. !n:;)i ti.is hi.'li:.;'; .!:i o. ( ;is's foriii ti.T,
shafts of l:. .ht:f ;;t whose id-
fetiee is he wariiiih vith which they ac
enst ki'it. I v. (onier t.hr. his i:a::tj did i-.m:
i re i use its oi ice v, !,.-;i thtis railed ujxiji to
aM;iei. i'.s own ri-hts. 'l'hc author oudi
-to he e.vi'. Mod (o ti;o t; i;der nu.TcieS of
in war jnrtv uf i'.a-i e chiefs. ti receive
nig witit them
i warn smc much rain, u h-?.-h "-i-.td-
V -i! will do well for cofleo. Cotton of a j i,,t( n ul t( (! 5 tU counu-.-nly pievaihn;
1 i iilky staple does well, and produces
: ";ndantly, but is stibject to the ravayos of
tu.oftn wtnrli (h'stroys the pod jest as it ar-
at maturity, conseipnmtly as ct the
skives have not attended to its culture. To-
CO grows well, and is cultivated to a con-
:Lrable extent. The best soil is to he
.lubd in the vallics watered by the larger
btreams, winch annually enrich their banks
the piiiii--hinr.it of his niuhcity. lie
shonhi l)ev.a;e how !:e I, audits vx topics.
t:i:u:i!c s!l e.hovi; his n-fusii. lie o;i!it
uaoy dtci eases m ei.antity as it n o des from ; A,W.-C j., l.;s .,,,..- if u in his !'hvr.
the summits ot iho higher mountains that lor the e.oi!s.:i:ienecs t.f his leineiiiy, atul
hist attract and break the h a.y clouds ol he tnust he stroovlv i;:d.tiied with Jhii sjdr
vapor, s that at th.: southern::! ..,t points, j is of i. '.se.'iii f, if he w.n wi'u.t :-s the J itch
except dm in;; winter, v.ery little la lis, ami i of o.veiter.i.'iit lo which the ar;iele i;i :.--someiiim
s i',t ought's destructive t the su" ar ' iou has wrou.;;!it o,:,- vt v. til l 1uaK:V.U com-
ntiiiily e.'i.l i m t l'!!i lo teileet that he is
iiie oce:rsion. I here, leave the subject
'oi'ihthe advice lo hi::) lo do liie sai.'ie.
h s t tiie aiVair cud in . art X iv:;u he li.,l
lhat. he has gained lioth.iiig hv iv lUWi'.vj;
i;i tii;; wiath r.. but iiHi.'h Lundiing, and
.sotiie pret'v tiioi'(i!'.:h
Al i lanalci, en the wind.
.-doe, it has been known to hail. From De
cember to .March the trad s tire iiaide to hi
rom tiie S. Ih to I lie. X. Nv. ai.d much oi
the time cairn. The atmof.phcie then isMry.
and rema:!;ably pellucid; the hcav ens, fj es.
Inun cloud ; and the watir cuuix.-s low. tin
weather is cool and bracing The civi:
are most lovely, and the sunsets anay the;n
selvcs in t'l-.ir ch dcest trojdcal rays, pre
senting scenes ofthe m .;t enchanting beauty.
These i.dauds tire net subject to the bur-
sj their alluvial d-posits. It is on only surh i ,,Ci,!,cs c"m,-,rin ,, f tl;c r ,!"i'''l HimaU s,
4: 1 J n K .: ii.. :. it
V '.". .im
ioui:n ocea-.i u:a v it lows
4 When exposed to the full power ofthe "tion- t!uiin lllc -, to pros-
they blast, as it were, and bee me 'rate the luul halutatioiis of the natives, am!
u o tumia-M- to i lie trees
bites that tin- orange, fig and lime trees Hour
pfited with a kind of black rust, resemltling
'fcsbti hard and firm like sti.T paper, which
'"rife them the singular appearance of being
ICtSCU III IIIUII I lllllq .
From my own observations I should judge
f;th-t the violent trade winds, by whipping
'litj destroying the lender j hints do quite
i naRiueh initirv to vec-etation nt these inlands.
r J r- -
111 thn Irosts in rolilrr r uin.ito It i :
'""lewhat singular fact, nls , that on the
th sides ofthe islands, which icci ive the
tI-:;J directly from the ocean, the air is in
:; "grating, and vegetation flourishes; but
Soever it changes to the opposite; direc
v ','tho atmnsph.erc is raw rind chilly, and
-Cjames leaded with damp, briny vapors,
K'kL :h nnidnrn iho m c,f d'bil:t!itinf rtli-ftsj
I., vl ii. i i-t . I compact Siiiidstonc occurs, suitable f.jr build-
n the human constitution, causing pains ;. 1 ' ut-1,u
v i . i - ...cr in".
ii..B iimos, iieiiuaroics, a Miiiocinmg sen-
.1 "J fw . MM fa i .. j3 . --rm
i liuucleraml iirht-
ning are of very rare occurrence. 'J he av
erage temperature of the inhabit d pa Is o!
the island, is not far from Hj'1 l at noon;
mornings and evenings arc much cooler
At Koloa, the thermometer has been as low
as 1j F. once during live years, and fre
quently at 5:, oo, and o3, and as high as
The minerals of Kami arc few and of lit
tle variety, embracing the usurl kinds -d po
rous or compact lava; in some places basal
tic columns make tin ir upp aiance. The
soil is very generally free fioni clones, ex
cept in the neighborhood of Koloa.- Fun ice
stone is occash nully found, and so ne traces
;ofirori. To the wi st of Waioli n beautiful
t pt!ili, and other unpleasant symptoms,. Hy
Mu Editor I wtis sut prised ntid
A -ill. v t;i..
July 17. Am, t-ch. Ann Howard, AMyn,
iLv London, I nun IloiaitTouu,
via Atw Zealand, 41 davs.
CO. Ur. Urig Wave, llnliiu.'C Jumbia
23. Am. Crig Joseph Peabody, Dum
inis, days from China
July 10. H.B. Go's Hark Cowlitz, Protehie,
JMonterey and the Columbia ivivcr.
In the Ann Howard, Ies-.:s, Guiild and
In the Joseph Peabr.dy, Capt. Gilman.
A & c c V V s c a t s .
At 0 A.M.
On Thursdr.y, 2U!j, inst. at the
Store of the Subscriber, (unless j re-
vio'jsly disposed of by j i ivatc sale,)
to fcativ s it is called the sick wind. Its w ,iw ... r. . i
U.pon the vegetable kingd un is equally plg,. u Stri.(,s a b,mv at iC litm..j!0n. 'tliC Schooner ANN HOWARD,
fi -ic; trous; the eaves become shrivel ed am ,.,.,,,1 ,,,,.,,,.,1.,. ,.,,0,fv. c
1!,,,o ,,.ng tta b.H CaV$T.d?T cS'stcrs Eighty Four ions-Cob.
,nr K-Jithn ground parehed, and it is not un-,an(.. have no desire lo discover tho Fcr f-Stencd, find ncwh coppered
ie lilCj wind changes, and a shower set in i writer he K n hiif lf o vn ci,.,i.0 i i i T- ,
flVvrv r I.- ! , . T ll,lsUlif -no ,,Im1acs, When she left the Lnited States
fc .hJvi regains its former vigor. It is possi- aiH tho sitrnnhirc is well chosen ; for n I rr,
!a-: -I: "it the trades, coming from a cold re- mn whoean.thfls v.nntordy attack one of rhe Inventory may be Seen by call
P -j'nJ hearing with them cont uit show-j the bulwarks T)f (frbrccdin, and abuse jjng upon the Au:t "onccr.
,j: -ri.lfoiluce this change, while the south i his best fri,dsr the very cordiality of "Alcn . T) . a- ' i" i
heir greeti:-, k certainly - No Great , . J llu 1 uls i ivemes ;
ef'pK heated by a verticil sun, and gener-
" lowing with violence, thaw up with
the salt vapor of the ocean and thus
an opposite effect,
jetables from the temperate climates
thrive well and lose much of their
Savor, though this is doubtless owing
J to want of knowledge in cultivating
ire in selecting suitable sul fr their
ition. If the principles ff scientilic
ing were introduced, and money and
jxpended in agricultural experiments,
improvements cenld doubtless be made,
Jie full qualities of the soil thnrni jhly
f; but these must await the
Vion and civilization.
the progress of
their greeting, k certainly
Shakes." The crops attack would be be
neath notice, did not its appearance in
tho jgcntlemnnly kt Polynesian " entitle it
lo a consideration to which it could not
lay chiim by its own merits. I look updn
the custom of shaking hands as ono of ruir
dearest privileges, and one of those hab
its which distinguish us from the? brute
creation. Man is, emphatically, a "hand
shaking " animal, and the only one. It
may be adduced with some show of plau
sibility it is true, That ko is the only ani
mal that hai a Unigl to sluice or to be sha
ken, but stillfcit isi ctjijrlycristic of rur
race, and as such'.ihdcusWa bhouJd be
and other articles.
( Terms liberal. For further par
ticulars inquire of
S Rlynoi.ds, A net.
Honolulu, July 2d, lbdl.
Store to Ii c t .
.f '' m--. "il ling suitable for a
Tij: detail Store, with all tho ne-vi4-ccssary
fixtures, and well sit
natrd for trade, will be Leased on rea
sonable u tins if applied for immediately.
Please inquire of
HENRY PATV & CO.
July 13th, 18 1J.
a. :a a n sssb
r.f cvivt'il from V;dp,r.iiio per
3)..N Quir.tvn:, for sale bv
mm fat? & co.
C.:h -a White Sheetings.
Cross Par Hdkfs.
H.itins, assorted colors.
i-iney Silk Hdkfs.
Cotton I lose and Half Hose.
.Silk Umbrellas and Parasols.
j ov els.
f'hocs and Slippers.
SO Pah s shown Cottons.,
3 " Proad(loths.
'2 4 Carp'eting.
1 " Counterpanes.
1 " Iolscap Paper.
CO Red's Canvass.
yt). Gross Side Combs.
1 Musical Clock,
1 Music Pox.
14 Jars Lnlia.
1 Pdds Madeira Wine.
4 Clds Chi Sheirv Wine.
50 Poxes White Wine.
30 Packets Champagne.
50 1! s. Sewing Silk.
Gold Watches and Rings.
Ladies' Piiding Caps.
Silk Praid. Diaper.
Eilli Ciavats. Thread.
I amp Wicks. Pstticy Pindings.
Nautical Almanacs, for 1842 and 1 843,
Razor Straps. Shaving Soap.
Black Pep er.
White Li ad,
Lii serd Oil.
Ten KMt Ics.
I wt r
SIm nves arid Tins.
Brass Draw Locks.
I0.0C0 lbs. Bread.
Sheathing Copper, &c.
Honolulu, July 12, 1811.
The nremises in Honolulu nmw
! owned and occupied bv Cnnt.
JU-liliS John Dominis. This desirable
property is centrally and pleasantly situa
ted has an entrance from two different
streets a small garden, under good cul
tivation good buildings, ec, and 90
years' unexpired lease of the land. Will
be sold at a low price, and on a long
credit if applied for soon.
For further particulars apply to
PEIRCE & BREWER.
Dec. 23, 1810. tf
2 Boxes Loaf Suuar,
' 5 Baskets Olive Oil,
2 Boxes assorted Spices,
Lot Willow Baskets,
by B. PITMAN & SON.
May 22, 1841. tf.