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::: Towns with Postmarks in the Convention Period :::

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Island Town Postmark type (Meyer and Harris numbers) Postmark Rarity and Reports of Usage on Foreign Mail During This Period Notes
Hawaii Hilo 242.13 June '66-May '79 Scarcity 3; noted as a backstamp on foreign mail; seen on multiple dates starting June 6, 1871
Hilo 238.02 June '79-Feb. '88 Scarcity 3; noted on foreign mail on November, 1880
Kawaihae 244.02 July '68-Sept. '78 Scarcity 2; noted as a backstamp on foreign mail on February 9, 1871, August 19, 1876 and September, 1878
Kawaihae 238.02 July '79-Dec. '88 Scarcity 2; noted on foreign mail on multiple dates starting September 3, 1879
Kohala 238.02 Aug. '78-May '83 Scarcity 2; noted on foreign mail; seen on multiple dates starting February 14, 1880
Waiohinu 214 __ '77-Apr. '78 Rarity 1RRRR; noted as a backstamp on foreign mail dated April 24, 1878
Waiohinu 238.02 Dec. '79-Apr. '83 Rarity 1RR; not noted on foreign mail
Maui Haiku 238.02 Aug. '79-June '82 Rarity 1RRR; noted on foreign mail on October 2, 1879
Kahului 238.42 July '80-Nov. '85 Scarcity 2; not noted on foreign mail
Kahului 282.013 Jan. '81-Oct. '83 Rarity 1R; not noted on foreign mail
Lahaina 242.13 Jan. '68-Jan. '79 Scarcity 2; noted as backstamp on foreign mail; seen on multiple dates between Sept. 16, 1870 and December 27, 1877
Lahaina 238.02 July '79-Aug. '85 Scarcity 2; noted on foreign mail on January 17, 1880
Makawao 243.22 Sept. '70-Aug. '79 Rarity 1RRR; noted on foreign mail on March 27 and December 21, 1878 and May 9, 1879
Makawao 238.02 Jul. '79-July '83 Scarcity 2; noted on foreign mail on multiple dates starting January 17, 1880
Paia 282.013 Aug. '81-March '93 Scarcity 6; not noted on foreign mail
Waihee 237.527 June '71-Dec. '76 Rarity 1RRRR; noted on December, 1876 foreign mail
Wailuku 215 May '69-Jul. '72 Rarity 1RRR; noted as a backstamp on foreign mail June 1 and July 26, 1872
Wailuku 238.02 Aug. '79-Sept. '83 Scarcity 2; noted on foreign mail in May, July and September 1881
Kauai Hanalei 238.02 Dec. '79-Jan. '88 Rarity 1RR; not noted on foreign mail
Lihue 238.02 May '80-Dec. '86 Scarcity 2; not noted on foreign mail in this Period
Waimea 238.02 July '80-Dec. '89 Scarcity 3; not noted on foreign mail in this Period
Lanai Lanai City manuscript Aug. '71-Aug. '72 Rarity 1RRRR; noted on foreign mail August 7, 1870 and July 29, 1872

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