Mark Twain Arrived in Hawaii
Posted: March 31, 2016 Filed under: Day in History, Teasers, Topic Guides
This month in history — March 18, 1866 — 31-year-old Mark Twain, then known as Samuel L. Clemens, arrived in Hawaii.
A traveling reporter for a California newspaper, Twain shared with his Californian readers the sights and sounds of the islands: surfing at Waikiki Beach, going up Kilauea Volcano on horseback, and watching Kilauea spew lava and smoke.
Read more about it in “Mark Twain in Hawaii.”
Mark Twain in Hawaii – Historical Feature Article