Kanaka Jack

In a fictional story, Kanaka Jack was found cast away on the western coast of Australia. Hired as a cabin boy for a ship, the native Hawaiian could remain underwater for more than a minute, swimming into marine caves and through seaweeds.

Read more about Kanaka Jack in “The Chosen Boy and the Rescue.”

“The Chosen Boy and the Rescue”
The Colfax chronicle, December 29, 1894, Image 2
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88064176/1894-12-29/ed-1/seq-2/
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