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EVENINQ BULLETIN, HOMOLULU, T. H, TUE8DAY, MAY 2J, 1911-
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HONOLULU, T. H., May 22, 1911.
The rainfall was above the average (or the week at all stations In
the North Kohala, Hamakua, North Hllo and South HHo and portions
, of the Kau districts of Hawaii; In the Makawao, Hana and Walluku
blstrlcts cf Maul; In the Walanae district of Oahu, and the Koloa dls.
, trlct of Kauai, In the remaining districts of the Section It was below
The following are the departures from the average for the week
for ten or more years In the several districts of the different Islands
In Inches: HAWAII North Kohala (0 07 to '0.51, Hamakua 42.23
to (2.39, North Hllo i2A7 to lAAO, South Hllo (1.7G to 280, Kau
0.21 to (0.26, and South Kona 0 59; MAUI Makawao, Hana and
Walluku (0.09 to -"0.30, and Lahalna 0.13; OAHU Koolauloa 0.13,
Koolaupoko 0.43, Honolulu 0 20 to 0 54, Ewa 0 20, and Wala.
nae 40.51; KAUAI Koloa 40.32, and Walmea 0.20; and MOLOKAI
Molokal 0 25.
The following are the total amounts of rainfall, In Inches, In the
several districts! HAWAII-North Kohala 057 to 1.45, Hamakua 3.03
to 3 23, North Hllo 3.23 to 6.55, South Hllo 3 77 to 5 83, Puna 4.47, Kau
0.16 to 0.69, and South Kona 0.84; MAUI Makawao 1.12 to 2.63, Hana
2.17 to 2 61, Walluku 0 21 to 0.29, and Lahalna 000; OAHU Koolau.
loa 0.31, Koolaupoko 0.93, Honolulu 0 02 to 2.54, Ewa traces, Walanae
0 65, and Walalua 0.03; KAUAI Llhue 0.87, Koloa 0.59, and Walmea
002; and MOLOKAI- Molokal 005 to 032.
At Laupahoehce, Hawaii, there were 2 80 Inches of rainfall In the
24 hours ending on the morning of the 15th; and at Kaueelau, Ha.
wall, there was an earthquake shock at 7:20 p. m. of the 13th.
The mean temperatures were generally higher than last week's, but
the Increases were slight the greatest being 1.0 to 1.6 and reported
from the North Hllo, Puna, and southern portion of the South Hllo
districts of Hawaii; the Makawao and Lahalna districts of Maul, and
the Molokal district of Molokal.
The following table gives the weekly averages of temperature and
rainfall for the principal Islands and for the Group:
Hawaii 70 8" 3.17 Inches
Maul 71.8 129 Inches
Oahu 73.7 0 84 Inch
y Kauai 728 ' 0.49 Inch
Molokal 74.5 0.18 Inch
Entire Group 72.1 1.93 Inches
v At the local office of the United States Weather Bureau In Hono.
lulu clear to partly cloudy weather obtained, with traces of rain on
four dates and 0 04 Inch on the 16th, 0.54 below the normal for the
"'week, and 003 less than during the preceding week. The maximum
temperature was 81", minimum 67 , and mean 74.4, 07 less than
Mhe weekly normal, and 0.2 higher than last week's. The mean dally
relative humidity varied from 58' to 74' , and the mean for the week
was 67.4"1 , about 3 below the normal. Easterly winds prevailed on
the 18th, and northeasterly on the remaining dates, with an average
hourly velocity for the week of 8.3 miles. The mean dally barometer
ranged from 30.07 to 29.90 Inches, and the mean for the week, 30 03,
was 0 01 Inch above normal.
REMARKS BY CORRESPONDENTS.
(Not: Tho neuron follow ln& tlio name of station Indicate the ditto
with which the week's report closed)
ISLAND OP HAWAII.
Puakea Ranch (IS) Haln fell on four ilntes and amounted to .67
Inch. A. Mnron
,' Kohala Mission (19) The mean tcmiier.ituro was 70 9. Ttnln fell
'on Iho first fix il.ites and amounted to .99 Inch, .07 more tliun tho
liM-rnKO. nnd .5i I'lsa than last week's Dr. II. D. Ilond.
l' Kohala Mill (18) Showers occurred dally and totaled 1.45 Inches,
,31 Inch less than tho urovlona week's, and .51 more than the aver--oge.
Tito mean teniCTiituro was 71.7'. T. It. I.llllo.
&' Honokaa (17) Tho mean tcniboraturo was 71.2. Haln fell on the'
jlasL four dates and amounted to 3.23 Inches. 2.39 nbovo the averaRe,
.mul .92 Inch more than last week's. Neville Osborn. , , .,(
Paauhau (17) Showers occurred dally and totaled 3.03 Inches,
2.2D aboc the average, nnd .30 Inch more than tho previous week's.
The mean tmicratiiro was 73.0. Louis Wilson.
Ookala (IS) The menu temperature was 70.8 and the rainfall
which occurred dally 4.00 Inches, 2.47 above the merage. and .73
Inch less than Inst week's. W O. Luwson.
Laupahoehoe (IS) Tho week was stormy, wllh dally. rains ex
cessively heavy on tho 15th totaling 6.55 Inches, 1.33 moro than tho
previous week's, nnd 4.18 nbovo tho average. n. W. Barnard.
Papaaloa (18) Haln fell on the 14th and 15th nnd amounted to
3 23 lnchts, 1.97 less than during the preceding week. C. McLen
nan. Honohlna (17) Showers occurred dally nnd totaled C.33 Inches,
J.C1 moro than tho previous week's, nnd 3.97 nbovo the overage.
Win. M Kraser.
Hakatau (IS) The mean temperature -was 71.2. Haln fell dally
nnd amounted to 3 82 Inches, 1.76 more than tho average, and 1.85
less than Ia3t week's. J. Kraser.
Pepeekeo (18) Showers occurred dally nnd totaled 3.77 Inches,
1.91 moro than tho average, and .59 Inch less than tho previous t
week's. The mean temperature was 72.C Pepeekeo Sugar Co.
Papalkou (18) There were dally ralna, which totaled 6.83 Inches,
2.S0 nbovo the average, and .27 Inch moro than during the preceding
week. John T.'Molr.
Ponahawal (18) The mean temperature wns 68.8, and tho rainfall
which occurred dally 4.88 Inches, .64 Inch more than durliig tho
preceding week. J 13. Onmallelson.
Kaueleau (17) Tho mean temperature wns 08.0, and the rainfall
which occurred dally 4.47 Inches, .63 Inch moro than the previous
week's. I,. F. Turner.
Pahala (17) Tho mean temperature was 69.4. naln fell on three
dales and amounted to .16 Inch, .21 less than tho avcrago for tho
week. Hawaiian Agricultural Co.
Naalehu (17) Showers occurred on four dates nnd totaled .69
Inch, that amount more than during the preceding week, and .26
nbovo the average. C. Henry White.
Kealakekua (18) Thcro were Ave days with rainfall, which
amounted to .84 Inch. .59 less than the avorage, nnd .28 moro than
last week's. llobcrt Wallace.
ISLAND OF MAUI.
Haiku (18) Ught trade winds prevailed, with generally partly
cloudy weather, and dally rains amounting to 1.12 Inches, 1.33 less
than last week's, and .09 Inch more than tho average. The mean
tempernture wns 70.6. D. 1). Haldwln. ""
Huelo (18) The mean temperature was 68.8, and thcro were
dally rains which amounted to 2.63 Inches. Job. L. Ferrelra.
Nahlku (17) Showers occurred dally and totaled 2 61 Inches,
1.C2 less than last week's, anil .36 Inch more than tho average. Tho
mean temperature was 67.4. C. O Jacobs. ,
Hana (15) The mean temperature was 72.5. naln fell dally and
amounted to 2.17 Inches, ,87 Inch more than during the preceding
week. O. O. Cooper.
Kahulul (18) Showers occurred on three, dates and totaled .21
Inch, .11 more tljan tho average, and .98 less than last weok's. Tho
mean temperature was 74.7. J. C. Fobs, Jr.
Walluku (18) The mean temperature was 72.5. Showers oc
curred on four dates and totaled .29 Inch, 1.3C Inches less than dur
ing the preceding week. Brother Frank. .
Kaanapall (18) There was no rainfall, .33 Inch less than last
week's, and .18 below tho overage for tho week. The mean temper
ature was 76.4 Copt. C. F. Turne.
ISLAND OF OAHU.
Kahuku (19) The mean temperature was 74.4, and tho rainfall
which occurred on four dates .31 Inch, .13 less than the avorago for
the week. R. T. ChrlstoRersen.
Maunawlll Ranch (19) Showers occurred dally and totaled .93
Inch, .14 moro than the previous week's, and .43 Icbs than tho aver
age. Tho mean temperature was 72.0. John Herd.
Luakaha (19) Haln fell on flvo dates at tho upper station amount
ing to 2.64 Inches, .23 Inch moro than last week's; and at the lower
elation totaling 2.22 Inches. .20 Inch less tbnn tho average, and .16
more than during tho preceding week. I A. Moore. -
Ewa (20) Tho mean temperature was 75.5. Traces of rainfall
occurredjOn two dates, a deficiency of .20 Inch In tho avcrago rainfall
; foV the Week. H. Muller. y
Avafanae '(19) Showers occurred on tho last two dates. and totaled
nS -Inch, 'that amount more than the previous week's, and .51 above
tho average. Tho mean temperature wns 75.8. F, Meyer
Schoheld Barracks (19) The mean temperature was 70.2. Thero
wus' .03 Inch of rainfall on the 16th and traces on three other dates.
27 less than during the preceding week. Wallaco DoWJtt, Major
Med. CorpB. .1
ISLAND OF KAUAI. .. , ,
Llhue (19) Tho mean temperature was 72.1". Italii' fell on tho
last five dates nnd amounted to .87 Inch, .55 moro than1 last week's.
Mime Plantation Co.
Eleele (19) Showors occuireit on four dates and totaled .69 Inch, .32
above tho nverngo, and .44 moro than during the preceding week,
McHryde Sugur Co.
Makawell (19) The mean temperature wast73.fi, nnd the rainfall
traces on threo dates and .02 on the 19th .2oMess than the average
for the week. Hawaiian Sugar Co.
I8LAND OF MOLOKAI.
Mapulehu Ranch (19) Tho mean temperature was 74.4, Haln
fell on five dates and amounted to '.32 Incb, .23 Icbs than during Iho
preceding week. C. C. Conrndt,
Molokal Ranch (19) There was .05 Inch of rainfall on the 19th,
.26 below the overage for tho week, and .05 loss than last week'.
The mean temperature was 74.C. h. D Nevln.
WM. B, STOCKMAN,
What the Tea
Jamci Wat Duty
JACKand Evelyn thought this wns a very queer title for a story. "Hut It
Is a true story," said dHdfly, "anil the lesson which the teakettle tnught
was oue of the most Important lessons ever learned by men. Why,
whenever you ride on a railroad or sail on o steamboat or whenever any
one of a great many Important things Is done It Is due to the lesson which the
teakettle taught to n little buy In Scotland almost 200 years ago.
'The name of 'the tioj was James Walt, and be was a bright, studious little
fellow. He was like you. Jack. In one thing-be was always asking questions
and wanting to know all about thlngs-wbat made them go and why they did
so and so. One day James wus sitting In bis grandmother's kitchen. He was
watching tbo teakettle, which was hung oil a chain In the great llrvplace over
u hot Ore. ,
"As young James watched the kettle the water within It (uegun to boll.
Boon It boiled at a great rate, the lid began to rattle and shake; uud tbo steam
commenced lo'pour out of tbe kettle's spouL 'Grandma,' asked the boy, 'what
Is lu tho kettle?' ' .
'' 'Nothing, child; only water, said the old lady. -
'"'But what Is It that lifts tbo lid and makes It rattle and shake?'
"'Why, Jumes, that Is only tbe steam," said his gruudinotber.. 'You 'can
see It coming from under the lid and comlug out of tbe spout.'
" 'Hut. graudtna. you said there wns nothing in tho kettle but water. Where
does the steam como from'
"'From tbe water, lad,' said tbe grandmother. 'Steam always comes from
water when you beat It But, tbere, do not ask me any more questions uow. 1
"James was busy thinking. He said to himself: 'If tbo steam can lift the
heavy lid of tbe teakettle It must be very strong. And if a small auvnm of
steam. In tbe teakettle can llft-tbe lid a larger amount of steam should be able
to lift other things that are more heavy. And so perhaps tbe steam can be
made to lift things for people so folks will not bavo to work so bard.'
"It took James many years to work out his Ideas. Tut he kept thinking
and thinking about steam and Its power until In time he Uivcntod tbe world's
first steam engine. He found that by beating ihe water In a great boiler nnd
holding tbo steam In a cylinder, wbtch Is only it sort of a round box. It could
be made to do much work. And all tbo world's locomotives and other engines
are tbe result of the little boy's thinking what It was that made the lid ot bis
grandmother's teakettle move." Jf1
Bold Robber Takes Altar Silver
and Vestments From Chapel
at Puna, Hawaii.
(Htwclal llll I let In Correspondence.)
HILO, May 21. An exceedingly pe
culiar and roprchonslblo robbery
took place nt Kapoho, Puna, a shoit
tlmo ago, when a burglar secured tho
altar silver nnd vcstmentB belonging
to tho Catholic Church at that place.
Father Otto, who has chargo of tho
church In Puna, last week reported
tho matter to Sheriff Pun, nnd the
police are doing their best to solvo
tho mystery. ,
The Catholic congregation at ICu
polio does not possess n regular
church uulldlng, but Father Otto has
been given tho use of tho house form
erly occupied by Chas. Weatherbeo,
nnd here services were held with u
small portable nltar. Tho nrtlclea
used during the sorvlco wero when
not In ure, placed In a medium slied
box, which was placed In o closot,
tho upper port of which wns furnish
cd with shelves. On tho Bhelves wero
stored books and sacred pictured,
none of which wero of any great In
trinsic value, but some of the arti
cles In tho box, which stood on the
floor of tho closet, wore of consider-'
able value, an they Included tho sil
verware used for tho communion ser
vice, candlesticks, the altar stobo con
taining relics, chasubles, robes, stoles
and Burpllces, many of tho vestments
being entirely new and of fine fnbrlo
which might linve a temptation to
thoso having a fondness for flno fabrics.
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(Special 11 li 1 1 n 1 1 n Correspondence.)
WAII.UKU, May 21. Owing to lack
of funds, County Engineer Hug How
ell has been granted a leave of ab
sence by tho Hoard of Supervisors to
work under tho new Loan Commls-f
slon, doing the same kind of work as
under tho County for the uext four,
months, and tho only difference would
be that Mr. Howell will nut draw his
warrant from tho County. Owing to
this temporary transference to an
other department, It was rumored that
tbe county engineer had resigned.
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