** Hunahuna Mea Hou O Hawaii Nei / Bits Of News Of Hawaii

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** Hunahuna Mea Hou O Hawaii Nei / Bits Of News Of Hawaii

THE CAPTAIN AND THE SHIP SURVIVE—This was told to us by J. H. Maikunu of Hilo, saying, "On the 12th of this month, the sloop Laive Janake, from Poʻonāhoahoa, unloaded cargo in Kaupakuea, and at that time a strong wind blew and yawning waves rose in the ocean. Captain Napaliaoia became alarmed and immediately ordered one of the sailors to swim in the sea over to the buoy, where the ship's rope was attached, and cut the rope.

 

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, February 24, 1866
, Book: 5, Number: 8, Page: 2 & 3