Hawaii Legacy Series: ʻŌpūkahaʻia
Escaping orphanhood and enslavement, a native young man becomes a sailor and scholar who changes Hawai’i forever.
Hawai'i Legacy Series: ʻŌpūkahaʻia
His journey changed Hawai’i forever… The lone survivor of a village killed in King Kamehameha’s conquests, teenage Henry Opukaha’ia swam out to a ship and voyaged for two years before landing in New England. Opukaha’ia was soon adopted into a family and became a scholar whose writings have change...