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Stanley Kennedy, founder of Hawaiian Airlines

Stanley Kennedy, founder of Hawaiian Airlines

Daniel Ken "Dan" Inouye. A senator since 1963, Inouye was the most senior U.S. senator at the time of his death. He is the second-longest serving U.S. Senator in history after Robert Byrd. He was a Medal of Honor recipient, a recipient (posthumously) of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and a soldier in the famed 442nd during WWII.

Daniel Ken "Dan" Inouye. A senator since 1963, Inouye was the most senior U.S. senator at the time of his death. He is the second-longest serving U.S. Senator in history after Robert Byrd. He was a Medal of Honor recipient, a recipient (posthumously) of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and a soldier in the famed 442nd during WWII.

Francis Charles Rock, considered by many to be the father of Hawaiian botany. Born in Vienna, Austria in 1884, Rock arrived to Honolulu in 1907 at the age of 23, when he became the Territory‘s first botanist. He was responsible for creating the first university herbarium and planting more than 500 species of plants on the grounds of the UH. He published 56 papers and described many new plant species. The UH Manoa Herbarium has been named in his honor.

Francis Charles Rock, considered by many to be the father of Hawaiian botany. Born in Vienna, Austria in 1884, Rock arrived to Honolulu in 1907 at the age of 23, when he became the Territory‘s first botanist. He was responsible for creating the first university herbarium and planting more than 500 species of plants on the grounds of the UH. He published 56 papers and described many new plant species. The UH Manoa Herbarium has been named in his honor.

Oren Ethelbirt Long was the tenth Territorial Governor of Hawaii and served from 1951 to 1953. A member of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, Long was appointed to the office after the term of Ingram Stainback. After statehood was achieved he served in the United States Senate, one of the first two, along with Hiram Fong, to represent Hawaii in that body. Long was the only non-Asian American U.S. Senator from Hawaii until the appointment of Brian Schatz to the position in 2012.

Oren Ethelbirt Long was the tenth Territorial Governor of Hawaii and served from 1951 to 1953. A member of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, Long was appointed to the office after the term of Ingram Stainback. After statehood was achieved he served in the United States Senate, one of the first two, along with Hiram Fong, to represent Hawaii in that body. Long was the only non-Asian American U.S. Senator from Hawaii until the appointment of Brian Schatz to the position in 2012.

Curtis Piʻehu ʻIaukea (1855–1940) served as the chief diplomat of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi during the reigns of King Kalākaua and Queen Liliʻuokalani.  He was made Colonel of the King Kalākaua's person staff. From 1880 to 1881 he was Secretary in the Foreign Office.

Curtis Piʻehu ʻIaukea (1855–1940) served as the chief diplomat of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi during the reigns of King Kalākaua and Queen Liliʻuokalani. He was made Colonel of the King Kalākaua's person staff. From 1880 to 1881 he was Secretary in the Foreign Office.

Captain Alexander Adams was a Scotsman who served in the British Royal Navy and then came to the Hawaiian islands and served in the navy of the Kingdom of Hawaii. Known to the Hawaiians as Alika Napunako Adams, he claimed to have originated the Flag of Hawaii. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Adams_(Hawaii)  Andrew Auld was Adams' best friend. Auld took the petition against annexation to Washington DC

Captain Alexander Adams was a Scotsman who served in the British Royal Navy and then came to the Hawaiian islands and served in the navy of the Kingdom of Hawaii. Known to the Hawaiians as Alika Napunako Adams, he claimed to have originated the Flag of Hawaii. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Adams_(Hawaii) Andrew Auld was Adams' best friend. Auld took the petition against annexation to Washington DC

Wallace Rider Farrington, Territorial Governor of Hawaii: http://www.honoluluagonizer.com/?m=20100614  About Mary Pruett Farrington, Publisher of Honolulu Star Bulletin & Delegate to US Congress: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_P._Farrington

Wallace Rider Farrington, Territorial Governor of Hawaii: http://www.honoluluagonizer.com/?m=20100614 About Mary Pruett Farrington, Publisher of Honolulu Star Bulletin & Delegate to US Congress: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_P._Farrington

Elizabeth Kahanu Kaleiwohi-Kaʻauwai Kalanianaʻole Woods (1879–1932) was the wife of Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole, Hawaii's second delegate to Congress. Kaʻauwai was her maiden name and Kalanianaʻole was the surname of her husband. She, like her sister-in-law Abigail Campbell Kawānanakoa, was a Hawaiian princess by marriage to a Hawaiian Prince.

Elizabeth Kahanu Kaleiwohi-Kaʻauwai Kalanianaʻole Woods (1879–1932) was the wife of Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole, Hawaii's second delegate to Congress. Kaʻauwai was her maiden name and Kalanianaʻole was the surname of her husband. She, like her sister-in-law Abigail Campbell Kawānanakoa, was a Hawaiian princess by marriage to a Hawaiian Prince.

Leland "Atta" Isaacs, Sr. was a Hawaiian slack-key composer known for his C major Tuning ("Atta's C," C-G-E-G-C-E), and for his work with Gabby Pahinui.

Leland "Atta" Isaacs, Sr. was a Hawaiian slack-key composer known for his C major Tuning ("Atta's C," C-G-E-G-C-E), and for his work with Gabby Pahinui.

Isaac Avery’s Dying Words at Gettysburg. “Major, tell my father that I died with my face to the enemy. IE Avery”.

Isaac Avery’s Dying Words at Gettysburg. “Major, tell my father that I died with my face to the enemy. IE Avery”.

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