King Kalakaua’s Study Abroad Program, 1936.

[Found under: “E MAU ANA ANEI KA OLELO HAWAII”]

King Kalakaua Gave His Support to Educate His Lahui

While King Kalakaua was upon the throne, as a result of him speaking with his Cabinet, and also approved by the Legislature of 1882 or 1883, there were many Hawaiians who were sent to far away lands in seek of education. It feels like it happened between the years 1883 and 1884. Some of these boys went at the government’s expense, and some under the expense of the Father Missionaries.

1. Robert W. Wilcox and Robert N. Boyd, were sent to military school in Italy.

2. Matthew Makalua and Piianaia, were sent to Oxford in England, to medical school. Piianaia did not graduate, but Makaula did graduate and became a very great doctor in England. He married a woman and he had a number of children. He is dead now. He did not return to Hawaii.

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Political Candidates, 1916.

Abraham St. C. Piianaia

Announces his Candidacy for the Republican nomination for Representative Fourth District. Your Support will be greatly appreciated at the Primary Election, October 7, 1916.

(PCA, 10/7/1916, p. 3)

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Pacific Commercial Advertiser, Volume LIX, Number 10663, Page 3. October 7, 1916.

Joseph Arthur Kamauoha dies in England, 1886.

HIS BONES LEFT IN FOREIGN LANDS.

In the letter bag arriving this past Thursday, arrived also was the the heartbreaking news of the death of J. A. Kamauoha on the 26th of this March. He was one of the Hawaiian boys sent to be educated abroad. Continue reading