On October 23, 1819, the Pioneer Company of the American Protestant missionaries set sail on the Thaddeus for Hawai‘i - (two Ordained … [Continue Reading...]
“From the earliest colonial days, ship-building has been a favorite industry in America. The first vessel built within the present limits … [Continue Reading...]
“In an old journal of the writer's father, the Rev. A. Bishop, then missionary at Kailua, is the following: ‘January 18, 1826 - Gov. Adams … [Continue Reading...]
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These posts are part of a personal learning experience; I have been searching to learn more about the place I and my family were born, raised, and live (and love) – then, share what I have learned.
Because of my Planning work across the Islands, as well as previously serving as Director of the State Department of Land and Natural Resources, State Historic Preservation Officer and Deputy Managing Director for Hawaiʻi County, I have had the opportunity to see some places and deal with some issues that many others have not had, nor will have, the same opportunity.
So, I am sharing some insights, events and places with others. These informal historic summaries are presented for personal, non-commercial and/or educational purposes. I hope you enjoy them. Thanks, Peter.