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f HI PAGIFIO COMMERCIAL ADVEWIBEB. HONOLULU, JUNE 11, 1901.
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They come in twelve patterns and col
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One and three
Personal Memories of Famous
Chiefs and Well-Known White
Pioneers of Oahu.
W. C. PEACOCK & CO., Ltd
S01E AGENTS FOB HAWAII TERRITORY.
In the current issue of The Friend,
the editor, Rev. Dr. S. E. Bishop, con
tinues his series of recollections as follows:
1 think that at Ewa we saw much less
of the higher class of chiefs than while
living at Kailua. Their residence was at
Lahalna or at Honolulu, where I seldom
saw them. 1 do not remember ever in
my childhood to have seen Kauikeaouil
(King Kamehameha III) or his sister.
Nahienaena, both of whom I often heard
mentioned. There was one chief whose
face was familiar, named Kealiiahonui,
who was conspicuous for his stature and
persona beauty. He was brought to
Honolulu in 1823 by the then tyrannical
Regent Kaahumanu, who took him and
his father, King- Kaumualil of Kauai as
her joint husbands. At her conversion in
1825, she put away her younger husband.
I was also familiar with the person of
Auhei. Kekauluohi, the mother of King
The Premier Kinau, half-sister of the
King, I often saw. On one memorable
occasion, she and her husband, the re
doubtable Governor Kekuanaoa, visited
Waiawa, where we lived. They had been
making a sort of royal progress a.-ound
the Island, and were traveling in great
state. They had come through that day
twenty miles from Waialua, and were
received by the KonohikJ and people un
der a great lanai covered with cocoanut
leaves, where they sat upon the large
sofa on which they traveled. This sofa
was mounted upon an immense platform
composed of long poles crossing each
other in such a manner that fifty men
at once could lift and trot off with their
royal load. The mission family went up
and paid our respects in company with
the principal people of the district. There
was a great gathering of people, both
those of Ewa and those who accompa
nied the chiefs from Waialua. Our peo
ple prostrated themselves and crawled
up into the royal presence.
The head man of Waialua was quite
conspicuous in active attendance on the
great personages, and was got up in su
perior costume. Our own head man, Ka
nepaiki, seemed to be absent, until I at
last espied him squatting at some dis
tance among the common natives; dress
ed In an old dirty shirt and malo. Ex
pressing my surprise, my father explain
ed that the high chiefs would think much
more of him for his humility than of the
ostentatious gentleman from Waialua. I
had never seen Kanepaiki so poorly
dressed. Possibly the fact of Kinau be
ing owner of Ewa made some difference,
relegating him to the position of a mere
servant, whereas the Waialua man had
been acting as entertainer.
Kinau was a tall and portly chiefess,
weighing from 250 to 300 pounds. Her
features were coarse and unattractive,
yet not forbidding. She then had three
sons and a daughter. Two of the sons
became the Kings Kamehameha IV and
V. An older son, Moses, died in youth,
after having developed a violent and un
controllable nature, of which I once wit
nessed a sample in his childhood. We
were embarking for Kauai early in 1839,
in company with Mr: and Mrs. Amos F.
Cooke and the old Governor of Kauai,
Kaikioewa, who was the official Kahu.
or guardian of little Prince Moses. The
youngster had made up his mind to go
with his guardian. He came down to
Robinson's wharf, where we were about
to set sail, and laid hold of the side of
the brig, yelling and howling. His guar
dian all the time continued to dissuade
and expostulate. No one dared to use
force upon the furious child. This con
tinued for more than two hours, until
nearly night. Finally his father, the
Governor Kekuanaoa, sent down a file of
soldiers with orders to arrest and con
vey the little prince him to the palace
near by. This released us from further
detention, and we set sail. It was a
tiresome, but very curious experience. To
Mr. and Mrs. Cooke it was doubtless an
instructive experience, since about a year
later, as I think, they were placed in
charge of the "Royal School" for the
children of the Chiefs, over whom they
maintained a family rule of gentle but
firm discipline, to which the little
princes had been strangers.
To revert to the royal visit at Waiawa.
several days had been previously occu
pied in preparing food for the entertain
ment of the chiefs and their great reti
nue, taxing all the resources of the
people. Probably the food was taken
from the patches, always the best ones.
which were set apart for the use of the
landlord, arjd cultivated by the weekly
iaDor or mu tue natives. Not iar inland
from our house were dug three immense
imu ovens. These were deep and
broad pits, holding twenty or thirty bar
rels each of taro. One or two corda of
wood were piled in each pit and covered
with lava stones perhaps two feet deep.
The burning of the wood brought most
of the stones to more than red heat.
When the wood was consumed, the hot
Btones were leveled and the taro piled
upon them, together with sweet potatoes,
and large hogs wrapped in banana leaves.
The Interiors of the hogs were first fill
ed with red hot stones, as well as cavi
ties opened between the shoulder blades
and ribs. Other meats were added, such
as goats, fowls and fish, the smaller be
ing wrapped In kl leaves.
As soon as the piles of vegetables and
meats were suitably laid up In the pits.
me wnoie mass was covered deeply with
iresn grass and rushes. The earth dug
from the pits was then piled upon the
grass, covering it deeply, but leaving a
sman opening on the summit of the
mound. Into this was suddenly poured
water to the amount of three or four
barrels. The earth was instantly piled
into the opening, sealing In the violently
escaping steam generated by the red hot
stones. The ovens were then left to
"stew In their own Juice" for several
hours. On opening, the contents were
found to be most thoroughly cooked bv
the steam. The meats were peculiarly
savory. rrooaDiy tnere is no more sat'
isfactory plain cooking In the world, nor
any performed with greater economy of
fuel, than in the Hawaiian imu. A neavy
task remained, to clean the taro and
pound it into poi. Much of the taso
next to the Btones had become baked
into a tough but savory crust. I be
lieve that the New England "clam
bakes" are cooked in a similar manner
with driftwood in pits in the sands of
Our visit to Kauai on the occasion
mentioned above, extended from Koloa
to Hanalei. Koloa was occupied by Mr.
Gulick, Hanalei by Messrs. Alexander
and Johnson. Mr. Gulick lived in a
large thatched cottage of native style.
Of special interest at Koloa was a silk
farm conducted by Mr. Tltcomb, who
had a few acres of Multicaulis mulberry
which were very flourishing. He had
also a considerable quantity of silk
worms, which had to be fed on fresh
mulberry leaves. We saw the worms
making cocoons, and the various pro
cesses of reeling the silk from the co
coons, into beautiful and glossy skeins.
That plantation failed, doubtless in part
from lack of reliable skilled lsfcor.
There was also a little sugar planta
tion at Koloa, managed by Mr. Hooper,
who was a partner of Wliliam Iadd and
P. A. Brinsmade, merchants of Hono
lulu. The crop could not have exceeded
one or two hundred tons. The mill had
small iron rollers, driven by, waxer pow
er. The boiling train was composed of
rather flat pans. The syrup was crys
tallized in large jars like conical flower
pots, with a hole at the apex, corked
with cane bagasse, which when opened,
allowed the molasses to drain out A
large pile of sugar gathered from such
pots awaited transportation. 1 grateful
ly remember a generous hunk uf the
brown crystals graciously bestowed on
myself by Mr. Hooper, who must have
been a good sort of man. I think that,
sugar plantations generally brought some
profit to its owners, and had a history
continuous with the modern and very
profitable Koloa plantation. It was the
earliest manufactory of sugar In these
Islands. At the time of our visit, the na
tive labor was hired at 12 cents a day,
payable in coarse cotton cloth at 25 cents
a yard. The natives were eager for the
wages, never before having earned any.
No coin was used, oniy token-money.
Mr. Gulick raised colts, and his numer
ous boys all became expert horsemen.
The oldest, Halsey, was then 11 years
old, a boy of great brightness and love
ableness. Very interesting was a busi
ness training for his boys, instituted by
Mr. O.j who made money tokens of his
own, with which the boys traded with
him and each other. This cultivated in
them ideas of property value and of
traffic, which were serviceable through
out life. Orramel, "the second boy, was
then an alert lad of 9, old enough to be
a playmate. Five brothers of this fam
ily became remarkable as a peculiarly
active and successful set of foreign mis
sionaries, all still surviving except Hal
sey. Mounted on good ponies by the kindness
of Mr. Gulick, we made a two days' ride
to Hanalei. I remember that Mr. and
Mrs. H. O. Knapp were in our party.
Mr. K. was a brother of a lady who
came to Kauai a few years later, Mrs.
Dr. J. W. Smith of Koloa. I remember
that he was very neat in his dress, and
wore gloves when riding. Mrs. Knapp
afterwards became the stepmother of
Sanford B. Dole, a lady of very calm
and quiet efficiency. The ride was a
delightful one, through a rarely beauti
ful country. At the last descent into
the splendid Hanalei valley, messengers
from Mr. Alexander met us with a large
i bucket of cow's milk, which I was tuirs-
ty enough to drink, although rather dis
liking its flavor, being used only to goat's
milk. The Bishops found hospitable
quarters with the then young Alexanders,
who had a comfortable stone house. They
had three little boys, the oldest now my
honored friend and "puluna" orf the Coast
Survey, and the youngest the genial su
gar king, Sam.
We had a canoe ride up the beautiful
river. The great green mountain tower
ing over the rear of the valley made a
lasting impression. I have not since seen
the place in sixty-two years. We return
ed the following week as far as Lihue.
There were one or two deep streams to
cross in canoes, swimming the horses
At Waialua, we were entertained with
very warm hospitality by the ex-Queen
Debora Tapule, who had formed a great
affection for my own mother in Waimea
in 1824. On leaving she gave us a large
package of choice tapas and tine Niihau
mats. She lived in a very large thatch
ed cottage, with a most clean and com
fortable interior. Reaching the little bay
near Lihue, we spent there some thirty-
six hours. It was long before the days
of sugar plantations and cattle ranches.
The natives were numerous and the only-
inhabitants. A schooner bore us speedily
to Honolulu with a fair wind, which was
unusual in sailing "to windward."
vvnue at u.wa, we increased our ac
quaintance with the few white families
residing in Honolulu, not of the mission.
Mrs. Charlton and Mr: Taylor have al
reaay neen sponen or. We were once
at dinner at the house of a Mrs. Capt.,
Hinkley, and repeatedly at that of Mrs.
Capt. Carter, a most sociable and active
lady, whose many descendants have
greatly prospered here. We had much ac
quaintance with the families of Messrs.
Ladd and Brinsmade, who had
some church connection with us. unlike
most of tne foreign residents. We saw
much of the sister of Dr. Wood, who
married Captain Little, and after his loss
at sea, became Mrs. Hooper, a very lively
and agreeable woman. I remember be
ing at the house of Mrs. Corney, whose
two aged daughters still reside In Ho
nolulu. There were several prominent
white men, whose faces were familiar,
Consul Jones, old Mr. Reynolds, and old
Mr. Pitman. James Jackson Jarves, him
self barely of age, brought his girl-bride
fresh from America, to our house, and
spent a fortnight in a very jolly honey
moon time. Jarves afterwards edited
"The Polynesian," wrote Hawaiian his
tory, and became prominent in the liter
ature of art.
Mrs. Captain Dominls one afternoon
made her appearance in a boat on the
creek near our house, bringing her little
son, and made us a very agreeable visit.
The better class of whites in Honolulu
in the thirties were wont to gather on
Sunday mornings at the Seamen's Bethel
where Chaplain Diell held public wor
ship. A number of half-white youth also
attended, some of them pupils of Mr.
Andrew Johnstone, who taught the
Charity School." Of course, our Inti
macies were with the circle of mission
ary families. Of these were the Blng
hams and Dr. Judd's genial household,
the very kind and hospitable Chamber
lains, the families of Messrs. E. O. Hall
and Henry Dimond, who had charge of
the printing and binding departments.
and after 1837 the families of S. N. Castle
and A. F. Cooke. The Lowell Smiths
have already been named. Besides these,
the families of Rev. Ephraim Clark and
Rev. Reuben Tinker were Intermittently
resident in Honolulu. Altogether it was
a large circle of warm-hearted and en
thusiastic missionaries, bound together
by the warmest of united activity and
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Of this mission circle Mr. and A-s.
Bingham held a certain leadership, by
virtue of longer experience, and of some
superiority of intellect and capacity. All
looked up to Mr. Bingham as the stron
gest man of the mission, and a leader.
He possessed much calmness and cour
tesy of manner. The highest testimony
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to the mental and moral qualities of Mr.
and Mrs. B. was in the immense personal
influence which they acquired over the
minds and hearts of the leading royal
chiefs. This ascendancy made him ex
tremely obnoxious to the majority of the
foreigners, who detested moral restric
tions. As a child I always held him in
high honor and regard, with much liking,
mingled with a little awe. There was
another missionary couple on Oahu,
whom we often met, and of whom I have
the pleasantest memories, the Rev. B.
W. Parker and wife of Kaneohe. Mrs.
Parker, now in her nineties, is the only
vhjie survivor of the adult residents of
Honolulu in 1836, when we came here.
My father was of habitually even tem
per. One of the very few occasions when
I ever saw him betray angry excitement
was in 1S36, when we saw passing oppo
site our house at Ewa on the public road
one morning, a company of perhaps for
ty Catholic natives, who were being led
over from Waianae to Honolulu under
guard, to receive at the capital sentence
to labor on the roads for their crime of
worshipping images, contrary to the roy
al statutes. The good missionary was
grieved to the heart, and deeply roused,
to see men and women in his parish suf
fering ignominious punishment for the
practice of their religion, even though he
believed them to be sadly misguided He
immediately mounted his horse and rode
to Honolulu to expostulate with Kinau
and Kekuanaoa, His remonstrances,
however, were ineffectual. The native
rulers had adopted a determined policy
of suppressing by force what they deem
ed to be real Idol-worship, forbidden in
the Second Commandment. I cannot per
sonally testify that all the Protestant
missionaries . r anmiiv
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