Greatest Mariners, 1938 / 2015.

POLYNESIANS AS MARINERS SEEN

Dr. Buck Terms Early Polynesians Greatest Mariners World Has Ever Known

HONOLULU, Nov. 29—Dr. Peter Buck, director of the Bishop Museum, last night termed the early Polynesians the greatest mariners the world has ever known.

Dr. Buck, who will leaves soon for Yale University to lecture on primitive religions, spoke at a dinner in his honor attended by almost 200 persons. He was introduced by Frank Atherton.

He said it was probable that some of the early Polynesians reached the shores of America. He traced the possibility in similarity of certain words, such as that for sweet potato itself was brought into the South Seas from the American continent. Continue reading

William Charles Achi, Jr. composer of many college anthems, 1940.

Judge Achi is a Composer of Music

There are many of our readers who do not know that our good friend, Judge William Charles Achi, Attorney, is the composer of three famous mele that are being sung by students of three great schools of Americca, as was written about in the November 25th issue of Newsweek. Continue reading

Abraham Kaulukou to study law at Yale, 1902.

LEAVING TO STUDY LAW IN AMERICA.

ABERAHAMA KAULUKOU HEADED FOR YALE UNIVERSITY—ASSISTED BY THE ALUMNI OF YALE.

In the coming September, Aberehama Kaulukou, the son of the Hon. John L. Kaulukou will go to enter into the school of law at Yale. This is help from the Yale alumni of this town. These former students thought a great deal to do something for their school, and after prior investigation, they unanimously chose to send this intelligent Hawaiian youth of the land. Continue reading