Hawaii’s Backyard: Events mark 200th anniversary of the missionaries’ arrival in Hawaii
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COURTESY HAWAIIAN MISSION HOUSES
Founded in 1844, O‘ahu Cemetery in Nuuanu is the final resting place for several missionaries and their descendants, including Reverend Asa Thurston, who was in the first company of missionaries.
COURTESY O‘AHU CEMETERY
Talks, cemetery tours and historical performances will celebrate the Hawaiian Mission Bicentennial April 20-25. Pictured, Hawaiian Mission Houses at 553 S. King St.
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