Medical school for young Hawaiians, 1870.

Kahunas.

We understand that one of our physicians, who is thoroughly conversant with the native language, has been authorized to form a class of eight or ten Hawaiian young men, (graduates of the highest schools,) for instruction in the principles and practice of medicine.

There has never been made, that we are aware of, any systematic or earnest effort to instruct Hawaiian youth in the medical art. The knowledge that is necessary to be acquired to make a skillful and thoroughly competent practitioner is not to be obtained in this country, which as yet, does not possess medical schools and colleges, and the difficulties in the way of sending Hawaiian pupils abroad to obtain a medical education, are so various and insurmountable, as almost to preclude any hope of being overcome. Continue reading

Medical school for Hawaiians, 1870.

Medical School.—In the English government newspaper of Wednesday last week, we saw an editorial pertaining to the building of a medical school for young Hawaiians, for maybe eight or ten of them. After inquiring, we were told that Dr. G. P. Judd was given the authority to establish this kind of fine school Continue reading