Princess Bernice Pauahi Paki Bishop Died

This week in history — October 16, 1884 — Princess Bernice Pauahi Paki Bishop died of breast cancer in Honolulu. She is known today as the philanthropist of Kamehameha Schools, the largest landowner in Hawaii and the largest endowment of all American secondary schools. Read more about the alii in “The Late Mrs. C. R. Bishop.”

“The Late Mrs. C. R. Bishop”
Hawaiian gazette, October 22, 1884, Image 2
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025121/1884-10-22/ed-1/seq-2/

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