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309 Appendix Who’s Who in Miss Winter’s Letters ABRAHAM, Jessie Student of Miss Winter at Kawaiaha‘o Female Seminary, of Hawaiian ancestry. The Biennial Report of the President of the Bureau of Public Instruction to the Legislature of the Republic of Hawai‘i 1896 (pp. 102, 119) lists Miss J. Abraham as a teacher of Hawaiian ancestry teaching without a certificate at the Hanā‘maulu School in Līhu‘e (September 1895). ADAMS, E. T. Friend of Nellie Waterhouse in Honolulu. Hawaiian Gazette (February 24, 1891) notes her arrival on the Zealandia and notes she is a graduate of Oswego Normal School. Teacher at Kamehameha Preparatory School who departed Honolulu in ill health (June 1892). AEA, Sarah (c1878–1900) Born to Joseph Aea. Listed by Miss Winter as a member of her sewing class at Kawaiaha‘o Female Seminary. Her performance at the seminary as an American Indian is mentioned in the Hawaiian Gazette (December 2, 1895). The Independent (April 17, 1900) includes a notice that Sarah Aea, age twenty-two, daughter of the well-known musician Joseph Aea, died in her home at Waikīkī. The Evening Bulletin (April 17, 1900) lists the cause of death as consumption, but the Independent (April 18, 1900) lists it as typho-malaria fever. Seminary principal Christina Pauling notes her death and writes, “She had been a member of this school since she was a little girl and was a bright, happy-natured and faithful young woman, always ready to help others. When the time came for her to leave this world, she was ready and went gladly” (37th Annual Report HEA, 1900, p. 39). AHIA, Mary (1877–1947) Born March 19, 1877, in Wailuku, Maui (birthplace also listed as Makawela), one of six children of Abraham Fred Beckley Kekapala Kepo‘omahoe Ahia and Melinda Melaina Kale. Her mother was a retainer in the household of Queen Lili‘uokalani. Student of Miss Winter at Kawaiaha‘o Female Seminary beginning 1892 to 1893, of Hawaiian ancestry . Her brother William Malulani Ahia was a graduate of Kamehameha School and later served as a senator in the Territorial Senate. Worked in the Kawaiaha‘o Female Seminary laundry after leaving school. Married (1905) Charles Burnette Wilson and became foster mother to Honolulu mayor John H. Wilson. Died July 25, 1947, in Honolulu; her obituary appeared in the Honolulu Advertiser (July 28, 1947). AHIA, Nancy (c1876–1918) Born in Wailuku, Maui, to Abraham Fred Beckley Kekapala Kepo‘omahoe Ahia and Melinda Melaina Kale. Her mother was a retainer in the household of Queen Lili‘uokalani. Miss Appleton says in her diary that Mrs. Ahia was close to the Queen. Student of Miss Winter at Kawaiaha‘o Female Seminary beginning 1890, of Hawaiian ancestry. Her sister Mary attended Kawaiaha‘o Female Seminary, and their brother William Malulani Ahia was a graduate of Kamehameha School and later served as a senator in the Territorial Senate. Nancy Ahia was a teacher and is mentioned in Ida May Pope’s Memory Book. Married (May 2, 1895) Solomon Mahelona at Kamehameha School, Honolulu; witnesses included Miss Pope and Frank Beckley. AHOI, Victoria (d1894) Student and pupil-teacher of Miss Winter at Kawaiaha ‘o Female Seminary beginning 1890, from Līhu‘e, Kaua‘i, of Hawaiian and Chinese ancestry. Her name is spelled Aoy on Miss Winter’s list of former students and Ahoy in Miss Winter’s letters and is annotated “Married.” Hawai‘i State Archives holds a License to Marry, which lists Victoria Ahoi, daughter of Mrs. P. Ahoi, married to George Chapman Sea in 1891. A brief obituary notice appears in the Hawaiian Gazette (August 28, 1894) that Mrs. Victoria A. Sea died in Hanamā‘ulu, Kaua‘i. AHOLO, Lydia Ka‘onohiponiponiokalani (1878–1979) Born February 26, 1878, in Lāhainā, Maui, to Hon. Luther Aholo, lieutenant governor and minister of interior during the reign of King Kalākaua. Her mother, Keahi, died shortly after her birth. She was keiki hānai of Queen Lili‘uokalani, who sent her to Kawaiaha‘o Female Seminary at the age of five. She is the author of an English essay written at age fourteen (c1892), “My life as a school girl in Honolulu .” Her name appears on an invitation list for a party at Kawaiaha‘o Female Seminary (June 4, 1892). She graduated with the first class of Kamehameha School for Girls (1897) and attended Oberlin College, majoring in music. She had one year of normal school training (1897–1898). After...

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9780824837228
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