Women in History

10 Mana Wāhine o Hawai‘i – Powerful Women of Hawai‘i

This first appeared on paperlanternwriters.com THE BENEFACTOR: Born in 1831, Bernice Pauahi Bishop was the great-granddaughter of King Kamehameha I. During her lifetime, the native Hawaiian population declined, taking with it the language and culture of her people. When she died, she left her estate (about 9% of Hawaiʻi’s acreage) to found Kamehameha Schools.THE TRAVELER:… Continue reading 10 Mana Wāhine o Hawai‘i – Powerful Women of Hawai‘i