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0 Years agoFrom the Oct. 12, 1920 issue
COWS COME HOME – The cows arrive for the Lihue Plantation dairy by the
Lurline tomorrow morning and will forthwith begin to minister of their produce
to the public. They are being milked all the way down from the Coast and are
expected to be ready for business right away.
In the meantime things are
pretty well in shape to this end to make them comfortable and to take care of
WILL HE JUDGE? – Dr. Cyril Golding deputy Territorial
veterinarian for Kauai, is in receipt of a wireless requesting that he act as a
judge of horses at the Maui fair on Oct.. 21st. Infectious diseases among swine
on Kauai and a busy practice among the plantation will prevent him from
WISE WORDS – *Honest confessions may be good for the soul but
some of them are bad for the reputation.
*Love makes the world go ’round,
but it usually takes marriages to square it.
*It is our observation that
the fast young man is seldom going in the right direction.
fashioned man who used to crank the ice cream freezer, now has a son who spends
most of his time cranking a Ford.
*The woman who wears false hair never
admits it. She keeps it under her hat.
*No woman is so color blind that she
can’t notice a rival turning green with envy.
*What greater distinction
could a man have nowadays than to have a potato named for him.
now a Kauai wife can come home and tell her husband she has been down town
waiting for the election returns.
CHAMPIONS FETED – It certainly is
good to be a member of a winning team, or if you are not a member, to live in
the community from whence the champions hail. The above refers to the Makee
team 1920 champions of Kauai.
As a started, Mr. Wolters, president of the
club, treated the boys to a dinner at Kapaa last Monday. The treating habit of
contagious during the week, with the result that the Kapaa school teachers gave
the players and club officials a dance at the school hall on Friday
The players and club officials were there in full force, but so
were the teachers of the school, and more besides. The program started with a
march around the hall, followed by a newspaper race, in which the members of
the fair sex bested the men. Several dances and songs and yells by the team and
Mr. Meheula, vice-president of the club, put on the finishing touch to the
singing program for the evening by rendering a solo.
HIDDEN TREASURE –
A gold mine on the front street is the latest thing in Waimea. It seems that
for years back an old Chinaman, one Sun K— had been in the habit of burying
ten dollar pieces, along the edge of the ROAD near his restaurant. Being now
well along in years he concluded to retire, gather up his deposits and go back
to China. He knew of course, just where to go for his money. But strange to say
when he went to dig, the money was not there. Thinking that he might be a
“little off” in the locality he gathered up a band of his friends and they dug,
industriously, but all in vain. They he offered a reward of 25 percent of the
find. The set to it again with fresh zeal and dug frantically, but still in
Meantime, the unfortunate old man is yielding to the inevitable
conviction that it isn’t there and that he has lost some $1,450.
is obvious and t he Waimea bank is doing an increased business n
POLIAHU SECURED – The executive order setting aside and
constituting the Poliahu park at Wailua has been issued by the Governor and the
tract has been turned over to the board of supervisors.
It is a long narrow
strip of ridge between the Wailua and Opaikaa streams, about a mile and a half
long and containing 61.5 acres, but that 61.5 acres contains more picturesque
possibilities than most parks with ten times that area.
tropical valleys below on either side the trip through the park is a shifting
panorama of much interest and rare beauty.
At present it is rather awkward
to get at as the approach must be made by way of Kapaa, and then back through
the homesteads to the new Wailua series. But as soon as the bridge is put in
near the upper Wailua falls, that beautiful region will be easily accessible
from Lihue and all this side of the island. Ultimately there will be a road
leading up to and through the park from the coconut grove at the beach at
39 Years Ago
From the Oct. 11, 1961 issue
FOR BIDS – Hawaiian Canneries has again offered to make its cannery site at
Kapaa available for resort use if Henry Haserot does not take up his option to
buy the land.
This offer was contained in a letter to the Kapaa Community
Development Association from C. Hutton Smith, president of Hawaiian Canneries
“As you know,” he wrote, “by the end of 1962 Hawaiian Canneries will
have gone out of the business of growing and selling pineapple.
has been of grave concern to all of us with respect to the economic impact it
may have on Kapaa as a town, a and upon the entire economy of
TRAVELING REWARD – Welcome Albao, office manager of Kauai
Stores Ltd., is due back tomorrow from his quick trip to Japan, the prize
awarded by General electric Co. and W.A. Ramsay to his company for outstanding
success in selling GE appliances and equipment.
L.T. Cannon, company
manager, said the trip was assigned to Mr. Albao as a taken of appreciation for
his role in the company’s success.
STAYING IN TOUCH – This building
houses the relay station which links the Aylmer Robinson home on Niihau with
the Lester Robinson home at Makaweli. The station is located on a ridge near
Lehua landing on Niihau’s west coast. The winds at this point are sometimes so
fierce that the building is anchored to the ground with steel cables. The relay
station is necessary because the direct path from Keikie to Makaweli is blocked
by the 2500-foot Puuwai mountains.
UNLADYLIKE – A Kappa woman was
fined $10 in Kawaihau district court Oct. 2, when she was found guilty of
disorderly conduct after a trial.
The Miss was arrested by officer George
Costa in Kapaa shortly after midnight Sept. 19. She was taken into custody
after he told her that her car was illegally parked and she responded with
language usually reserved for men.
FLYING SQUAD – A 44 year-old Lihue
man was fined $25 by Lihue district magistrate Clinton Shirashi on Friday when
he pleaded guilty to a negligent driving charge.
The man was arrested near
the county jail at Wailua the evening of Oct. 1 by officers of the flying
Police said the driver had forced three cars off the road between
Wailua Market and the county jail.
The report said he ignored officers’
signals to stop until he was caught behind a slow-moving car near the
Sgt. Michiyuki Uchida said the man admitted he had been drinking
after an argument at home.
TB DISCOVERED – Four new cases of TB on
Kauai have been added to the State tuberculosis register as the result of the
1961 mass x-ray survey three months ago.
The preliminary report said the
mass survey took 11,438 survey films, resulting in discovery of the four
additional tuberculosis cases.
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