Honolulu in Honolulu County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
Reverend James Kekela
Kekela O Ka Lani
Educated by James Hunnewell at Lahainaluna
First Hawaiian Christian Minister
Ordained at Kahuku December 21 1849
In 1853 he went as a pioneer missionary to the Marquesas Islands where for 49 years he exercised a remarkable influence against cannibalism and tribal warfare a true spiritual guide
In 1864 he was signally rewarded by
for rescuing an American Seaman from cannibals
Died in Honolulu November 1904
"O Ke Aloha, Oia Ka Mole O Na Mea Pono Ame Na Mea Oiaio a Pau". Love is the root of all that is good and true
Location. 21° 18.25′ N, 157° 51.445′ W. Marker is in Honolulu, Hawaii, in Honolulu County. Marker is on Punchbowl Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 957 Punchbowl Street, Honolulu HI 96813, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kawaiaha'o Landmark (within shouting distance of this marker); Hiram Bingham (within shouting distance of this marker); First Hawaiian Printing (within shouting Kawaiaha'o Church (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Kawaiaha‘o Landmark (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); King William Charles Lunalilo (about 300 feet away); King Kamehameha I (approx. 0.2 miles away); Aliiolani Hale (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Honolulu.
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