The Transactions of the Royal Hawaiian Agricultural Society, Volume 1
Vol. 1, no. 1 includes a record of the proceedings preliminary to the formation of the Society, in August, 1850.
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Page 65 - And out of the ground made the Lord God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food ; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
Page 91 - And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he spake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes.
Page 13 - Resolved, That the thanks of the Society, be presented to the Hon. SA Douglass, for his eloquent and practical address, and that he be requested to furnish a copy of the same for publication in the Transactions of the Society.
Page 114 - He should have fed them also with the finest of the wheat : and with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied thee.
Page 127 - There is now and then one who is constantly saying " things arn't as they used to be," and croaking about " new fangled machines," and saying,. " there is nothing like the good old way." But the good old way of going to mill on horseback with the corn in one end of the bag and a stone in the other...
Page 38 - ... charged with collecting and diffusing information, and enabled by premiums, and small pecuniary aids, to encourage and assist a spirit of discovery and improvement. This species of establishment contributes doubly to the increase of improvement, by stimulating to enterprise and experiment, and by drawing to a common centre the results everywhere of individual skill and observation, and spreading them thence over the whole nation. Experience accordingly has shown, that they are very cheap instruments...
Page 36 - He who makes two blades of grass to grow where only one grew before is a benefactor of the race.
Page 41 - ... the application of chemistry to the general purposes of agriculture, the destruction of insects injurious to vegetable life, and the eradication of weeds.