This is a picture of Princess Pauahi
On December 19, 1831,
a Princess was born to High Chief Abner Pāki and Laura Konia.
This Princess was Princess Bernice Pauahi Pāki. She
was also the great-granddaughter of Kamehameha I. At the
age of 18, Pauahi married Charles Reed Bishop her husband
of 34 years until she passed away on October 16, 1884. Pauahi
was given many land from her cousin Ruth Keelikolani.
In this time the native population decreased from 124,000 to 44,000
due to the diseases brought by foreigners. She felt a lack of education
with the Hawaiian children and in her will stated to have a school
for Hawaiian children to have a better education. With the help
of her husband this school was made in 1887 and is called the Kamehameha
to enlarge picture from Kamehameha Schools
was the richest owner of land in the state of hawai`i in 1850.
Foundation of A Family. Kamehameha Schools. 2001.
Kamehameha Schools. February 11, 2006.