Reverend James Kekela

Reverend James Kekela (HM1EPE)

Location: Honolulu, HI 96813 Honolulu County
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Country: United States of America
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N 21° 18.25', W 157° 51.445'

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Kekela O Ka Lani

Born in 1824 at Mokuleia Oahu
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 yearshe exercised a remarkable influence againstcannibalism and tribal warfarea true spiritual guide

In 1864 he was signally rewarded by
Abraham Lincoln
for rescuing an American Seaman from cannibals

Died in Honolulu November 1904
"O Ke Aloha, Oia Ka Mole O NaMea Pono Ame Na Mea Oiaio a Pau".Love is the root of all that is good and true
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 10:26pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)4Q E 618510 N 2356240
Decimal Degrees21.30416667, -157.85741667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 21° 18.25', W 157° 51.445'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds21° 18' 15.00" N, 157° 51' 26.70" W
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Area Code(s)808
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 551-579 Kawaiahao St, Honolulu HI 96813, US
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