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Obookiah, Henry

(Obookaiah; ca. 1792–1818). B. Kau, Owhyhee (one of the Hawaiian Is.); parents slain when he was ca. 10 yrs. old; lived for a time with an uncle, a pagan priest; to Am. with a ship captain from New Haven, Connecticut; with S. J. Mills* at Andover Sem.; converted and joined Cong. Ch.; studied at ABCFM school for Am. Indians, Pacific Islanders, and Orientals at Cornwall, Connecticut Inspired zeal for work on Hawaiian Is.

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