Joseph Arthur Kamauoha dies in Torquay, England, 1886.

[Found under: “NU HOU HAWAII.”]

Died at Torquay, Devonshire, England, on the 26th of March, was J. A. Kamauoha, one of the Hawaiian boys sent to foreign lands in 1882 to broaden their knowledge of the ways of life. We made known recently of the death of the daughters of Widemann [Widemana] in Germany, and James K. Booth in Italy, and J. A. Kamauoha in England, and the return of Hugo Kawelo from England because the Hawaiian body cannot put up with the numbingly cold air of Europe.

[Alice Kaiona Widemann dies in Bremen Germany on 9/23/1881, and Mary Kaumana Widemann dies 1/18/1882.]

(Ko Hawaii Paeaina, 5/1/1886, p. 3)


Ko Hawaii Paeaina, Buke IX, Helu 435, Aoao 3. Mei 1, 1886.

Joseph Arthur Kamauoha, Matthew Puakahakoililanimanuia Makalua, and Abraham Charles Piianaia study abroad in England, 1883.

Hawaiian Boys Seeking Knowledge.

Kamauoha Jr., Matthew Makalua, and Piianaia were sent to London for education, and we have received a number of joyous reports that will make all of Hawaii proud. Continue reading

Joseph Arthur Kamauoha dies in England, 1886.


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

Joseph Arthur Kamauoha, secret hero, 1884.



Sir,—A young Hawaiian, under my charge for his college education, was lately standing by the waterside at Glasgow, when two men were carrying loads over a plank into a ship. The first man missed his footing and fell into the water, and in his fall dragged down the second. My young friend, tall and powerful, succeeded in catching the hand of the man who first fell, and dragging him on to the wharf. He then rescued the second. Continue reading