Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, For the Year 1887, Transmitted to Congress, With a Message of the President, June 26, 1888
Mr. Merrill to Mr. Bayard.
Honolulu, January 15, 1887. (Received February 3.)
Sir: I have the honor to inclose herein the quarterly statement of the collector general of customs showing the principal domestic exports of the Hawaiian Kingdom for the quarter ending December 31, 1886; also containing a comparative table of exports for the years 1885 and 1886. A comparison of the total export values for the two past years gives the following result:
|Domestic exports, 1886||$10,340,375.17|
|Domestic exports, 1885||8,958,663.88|
I have, etc.,
Domestic exports of Hawaii.
We have been permitted by his excellency the minister of finance to publish the report of the collector general of customs, which is as follows:
Honolulu, H. I., January 3, 1887.
His Excellency Paul P.
H. M.’s Minister of Finance:
Sir: I have the honor to submit to your excellency the table of the principal domestic exports of the Hawaiian Islands for the, quarter ending December 31, 1886. Also, a comparative table of exports for the twelve months 1885, and the corresponding period l886.
With the highest respect and esteem, I have the honor to be your excellency’s very obedient humble servant,
Quantities and values of the principal domestic exports by customs districts for the three months ending December 31, 1886.
|Articles.||Honolulu.||Kahului.||Hilo.||Total at all ports.|
|Taro flour, pounds||220||15.00||220||23.22||440||38.22|
|Betel leaves, boxes||72||360.00||72||360.00|
Quantities and values of the principal domestic exports for the twelve months ending December 31, 1885 and 1886, showing increase and decrease.
|Articles.||Twelve months ending December 31, 1885.||Twelve months ending December 31, 1886,||Quantities.|
|Dried bananas, boxes||892||4,265.00||892|
|Betel leaves, boxes||350||1,945.00||295||1,482.50||55|
|Taro flour, pounds||440||38.22||440|