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April 2017

The Phenomenal Rise to Literacy in Hawai’i in the Early 19th Century – John Kalei Laimana Jr

April 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kauai Community College, 3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy
Lihue, HI 96766 United States
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In collaboration with the Kauai Historical Society (KHS) and Kaua`i Community College (KCC), OHA Kaua`i invites you to join them for John Kalei Laimana Jr.’s presentation on ‘The Phenomenal Rise to Literacy in Hawai`i in the Early Nineteenth Century’. This high rate of literacy unique and unparalleled in the recorded history of the world has remained in relative obscurity.  Laimana's thesis research of published and unpublished records and oral history interviews provides insight into the phenomenal achievement by Hawaiians reflected…

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