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we term a swear word or curse. They and day out, the weather is most pleasant, were at no time cannibals, and it is most and there is none of the enervation that is unfortunate that the globe trotter has re- found in the more humid atmosphere of membered them more by the occasional the Philippines, or of the lower part of hula-hula than by the sterling qualities India. Christmas of last year the temof kindness, truthfulness and hospitality, perature averaged sixty-six. On Washwhich should endear them to all who are ington's Birthday, which is the great desirous of doing them justice. That there Floral Parade holiday of Hawaii Terrihas always been a certain looseness of mor- tory, we find the maximum registration is als among them is true, but this, too, has 73, and that at six o'clock in the morning been exaggerated by the ancient mariner, it was 58. Thanksgiving day it was 79 at who first told the story, and by every son 1 o'clock in the afternoon, and at six in of Ananias who has followed in his wake, the morning, it was 68 while the theris also true.
mometer showed 68 at 6 p. m. Some epi
In all that I have written I have not grammatic writer has said of Hawaii: said anything about climate, reserving "Here the sun never smites and the frost that for a propitious occasion, and I find never bites.” no place like this to make mention of Hawaii is the largest of the islands, and what should be to the tourist the principal its fertility is so great that it will attract asset that Hawaii has to offer. The cli- a great deal of capital to its shores, and mate is the finest in the world. There is in a few years a most wonderful developno tropic land, no land lying so close to ment is bound to take place, and then the equator, which has so equable and so there will spring up towns and villages, truly temperate a climate. The minimum and the whole of the island will take on temperature for a year taken in Honolulu a different aspect as to its population. is 57 minimum and 72 maximum. Day in The island presents a topography that
should be most alluring to the traveler, stretches of light wavy green of the sugar
lost in mists of rain clouds or in the blue
the coast of the island of Hawaii in one
grown quite extensively. Pine-apples
the most favorably situated and beautiful city.