DR. AND MRS. GERRIT WILDER HEAD TO TAHITI
On the steamship Malolo of the 27th of this past May, Dr. and Mrs. Gerrit Wilder left for San Francisco, and from there, they will sail all the way to Tahiti and some other places in the vicinity.
The Bishop Museum has sent Dr. Wilder to Makatea to request some new items from that island which is 130 miles away from Papeete, the capital of Tahiti.
And from there, they will get a number of rocks to enrich the soil of the sugar cane plantations of Hawaii nei.
While Dr. Wilder is there, he will ask for some things which he believes will benefit Hawaii nei.
From San Francisco Dr. and Mrs. Wilder will head to Papeete aboard the steamer of the Union Steamship Company.
From Papeete they will travel to Makatea aboard a tiny steamship, whereas the accommodations aboard the ship are fine.
The two will spend most of there time on Makatea asking for some items that will bring benefit to Hawaii nei.
(Alakai o Hawaii, 5/26/1932, p. 3)