JOHN H. WISE
Born in Kohala, Hawaii, July 19, 1869. Educated at Waimea, Hawaii, with Eben Low and the children of Notley; at Lahainaluna for a number of years; at the School of Bishop in Honolulu for some years, at the Boarding School of Hilo and he graduated there in 1886. He was at Kamehameha for two years, and at Oberlin College [Kula o Obelina] for three years and he graduated. He was imprisoned in 1895, and released in 1896.
His Motto is the Law of Kamehameha I. “Mamala Hoe Kanawai: let the old men go and sleep by the road; let the old women go and sleep by the road; let the children go and sleep by the road,” for the land will be at peace, and there will be pleasing sleep on tired nights.
(Aloha Aina, 1/31/1903, p. 4)