Johanna Papaikaniau Wilcox registers to vote, 1920.

The First Woman to Register to Vote

Seen in the picture below is Miss Johanna Papaikaniau Wilcox, the daughter of Auditor [Lunahooia] Charles Wilcox of Maui, swearing before Clerk David Kalauokalani to become a voter, at twelve o’clock and fifteen minutes on this past Sunday night, in the office of the county clerk, with many witnesses standing and watching her take the oath.

(Kuokoa, 9/3/1920, p. 1)

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke LVIII, Helu 36, Aoao 4. Sepatemaba 3, 1920.

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