Hawaiian Mission Academy (Honolulu, Hawaii, US)

A coeducational boarding school on the senior high school level in Honolulu, operated by the Hawaiian Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Several schools were operated in Hawaii before the founding of the Hawaiian Mission Academy. In 1895 H. H. Brand and his wife, sent by the General Conference, established a school in Honolulu for Chinese boys. After two years, at the request of leading Chinese residents, a boarding school was established to teach English, the higher studies, and “the Bible, just as it reads.” It was housed in the former residence of a Hawaiian chief by the name of Nawahi. The property, being a part of the royal lands and unpurchasable, was leased to a Chinese, who subleased it to the school, which became known as the Palama Chinese School. In the spring of 1897 the...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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Honolulu, HI
United States