Last Updated: Apr. 2, 2015
Arrivals To Hawaii
Pioneer CompanyBrig Thaddeus, Capt. Blanchard, (James Hunnewell, first officer,) sailed from Boston Oct. 23, 1819; sighted Mauna Kea Mar. 30, 1820; sailed around the north side of Hawaii; at Kawaihae heard of the overthrow of idolatry, and received a number of chiefs as passengers for Kailua; and anchored at Kailua, Hawaii, Apr. 4, 1820. 164 days. The American Board paid $2500. for the passage of the missionaries, besides provisioning them for the long voyage. King Kaumualii of Kauai, during May, 1820, handsomely repaid Capt. Blanchard, for bringing back his son, George, who also was a passenger from Boston, free provisions for the brig, and sandal-wood valued at $1000.
- Bingham, Rev. Hiram and wf. Sybil (Moseley).
- Chamberlain, Daniel, wf. Jerusha and five children. Farmer.
- Holman, Thomas, M.D. and wf. Lucia (Ruggles). Physician.
- Loomis, Elisha and wf. Maria T. (Sartwell). Printer.
- Ruggles, Samuel and wf. Nancy (Wells). Teacher and catechist.
- Thurston, Rev. Asa and wf. Lucy (Goodale).
- Whitney, Samuel and wf. Mercy (Partridge). Teacher and mechanic.
- Thomas Hopu, William Kanui, and John Honolii, Hawaiian helpers from Cornwall (Ct.) school.
Second CompanyShip Thames, Capt. Clasby, sailed from New Haven, Ct., Nov. 19, 1822; sighted Hawaii, Apr. 24, 3 P.M. and arrived at Honolulu, Apr. 27, 1823. 158 days. The passengers testify to "Great harmony - many unsolicited favors from the captain."
- Bishop, Rev. Artemas and wf. Elizabeth (Edwards).
- Blatchley, Abraham, M. D. and wf. Jemima (Marvin). Physician.
- Chamberlain, Levi. Superintendent of Secular Affairs.
- Ely, James and wf. Louisa (Everest). Licensed preacher.
- Goodrich, Joseph and wf. Martha (Barnes). Licensed preacher.
- Richards, Rev. William and wf. Clarissa (Lyman).
- Stewart, Rev. Charles S. and wf. Harriet (Bradford Tiffany).
- Stockton, Miss Betsey. Teacher.
- Four young men from the mission school at Cornwall, Ct.: viz.: Stephen Popohe (Tahitian), William Kamooula, Richard Kalaioulu, and Kupelii, (Hawaiians).
Third CompanyShip Parthian, Capt. Richard D. Blinn, sailed from Boston Nov. 3, 1827, and arrived at Honolulu Mar. 30, 1828. 148 days. The missionary party were not well treated by the captain and steward. For this company the American Board paid for passage of sixteen missionaries, $100 each; of four Hawaiians, $50 each; freightage, $700 - total, $2500, and also furnished all of their provisions, and one-half the cost of water casks.
- Andrews, Rev. Lorrin and wf. Mary Ann (Wilson).
- Clark, Rev. Ephraim W. and wf. Mary (Kittredge).
- Green, Rev. Jonathan S. and wf. Theodosia (Arnold).
- Gulick, Rev. Peter J. and wf. Fanny (Hinckley Thomas).
- Judd, Gerrit P., M. D. and wf. Laura (Fish).
- Ogden, Miss Maria. Assistant and Teacher.
- Patton, Miss Maria. Assistant and Teacher.
- Shepard, Stephen and wf. Margaret (Slow). Printer.
- Stone, Miss Delia. Assistant and Teacher.
- Ward, Miss Mary. Assistant and Teacher.
- Four Hawaiian young men, viz.: Henry Tahiti (who became assistant to Mr. Shepard,) Tyler, (a shoemaker,) Mills, (a school-teacher.) and Phelps, (who became assistant to Dr. Judd).
Fourth CompanyShip New England, Capt. Parker, sailed from New Bedford, Dee. 28, 1830, and arrived at Honolulu, June 7. 1831. "A very comfortable passage of 161 days."
Fifth CompanyWhaleship Averick, Capt. Swain, sailed from New Bedford, Nov. 26, 1831, and arrived at Honolulu, May 17, 1832. 172 days. "Great kindness shown to passengers by captain and officers."
- Alexander, Rev. William P. and wf. Mary Ann (McKinney).
- Armstrong, Rev. Richard and wf. Clarissa (Chapman).
- Chapin, Alonzo, M. D. and wf. Mary Ann (Tenney). Physician.
- Emerson, Rev. John S. and wf. Ursula (Newell).
- Forbes, Rev. Cochran and wf. Rebecca (Duncan Smith).
- Hitchcock, Rev. Harvey R. and wf. Rebecca (Howard).
- Lyman, Rev. David B. and wf. Sarah (Joiner).
- Lyons, Rev. Lorenzo and wf. Betsey (Curtis).
- Rogers, Edmund H.. Printer.
- Spaulding, Rev. Ephraim and wf. Julia (Brooks).
Sixth CompanyShip Mentor, Capt. Rice, sailed from New London, Nov. 21, 1832, and arrived at Honolulu, May 1, 1833. 161 days.
Seventh CompanyShip Hellespont, Capt. Henry, sailed from Boston Dec. 5, 1834, and arrived at Honolulu, June 6, 1835. 183 days.
Eighth CompanyBarque Mary Frazier, Capt. Charles Sumner, sailed from Boston, Dec. 14, 1836, and arrived at Honolulu, Apr 9, 1837. 116 days.
- Andrews, Seth L., M. D. and wf. Parnelly (Pierce). Physician.
- Bailey, Edward and wf. Caroline (Hubbard). Teacher.
- Bliss, Rev. Isaac and wf. Emily (Curtis).
- Castle, Samuel N. and wf. Angelina (Tenney). Assistant Secular Superintendent.
- Conde, Rev. Daniel T. and wf. Andelucia (Lee).
- Cooke, Amos S. and wf. Juliette (Montague). Teacher.
- Ives, Rev. Mark and wf. Mary Ann (Brainerd).
- Johnson, Edward and wf. Lois S. (Hoyt). Teacher.
- Knapp, Horton O. and wf. Charlotte (Close). Teacher.
- Lafon, Rev. Thomas, M. D. and wf. Sophia (Parker). Physician.
- Locke, Edwin and wf. Martha (Laurens Rowell). Teacher.
- MacDonald, Charles and wf. Harriet (Treadwell Halstead) Teacher.
- Munn, Bethuel and wf. Louisa (Clark). Teacher.
- Smith, Miss Marcia M.. Teacher.
- Smith, Miss Lucia G.. Teacher.
- Van Duzee, William S. and wf. Oral (Hobart). Teacher.
- Wilcox, Abner and wf. Lucy (Hart). Teacher.
- Two Hawaiian seamen, Joseph and Levi, were permitted, by the captain, to help the missionaries in their daily language lessons.
Ninth CompanyShip Gloucester. Capt. Eastabrook, sailed from Boston, Nov. 14, 1840, and arrived at Honolulu, May 21, 1841. 188 days. "The captain was kind and attentive." While the ship was detained at Rio de Janeiro, the company were hospitably entertained by Rev. Mr. Spaulding, Methodist missionary. They were detained also at Valparaiso.
Tenth CompanyBrig Sarah Abigail, Capt. Doane, sailed from Boston, May 2, 1842, and arrived at Honolulu, Sep. 21, 1842. 142 days.
Eleventh CompanyBrig Globe, Capt. Doane. sailed from Boston, Dec. 4, 1843; arrived at Honolulu, via Tahiti, July 15, 1844. 224 days
Twelfth CompanyShip Samoset, Capt. Hollis, sailed from Boston, Oct. 23, 1847, and arrived at Honolulu, Feb. 26, 1848. 126 days.
Others To HawaiiSome of the below missionaries came on other ships independently of various missionary companies and some were the children of missionaries to Hawaii.
- Baldwin, Rev. William Otis and wf. Mary (Proctor) 
- Bingham, Rev. Hiram II and wf. Minerva (Brewster) [born 1831 Hawaii]
- Bishop, Rev. Sereno E. and wf. Cornelia A. (Sessions) [born 1827 Hawaii]
- Ellis, Rev. William and wf. Mary (Moor) [1816-1824 S. Seas (British)]
- Emerson, Rev. Oliver P. and wf. Eugenie (Homer) [born 1845 Hawaii]
- Forbes, Rev. Anderson O. and wf. Maria J. (Chamberlain) [b. 1833 Hawaii]
- Gulick, Rev. Luther H. and wf. Louisa (Lewis) [born 1828 Hawaii]
- Gulick, Rev. Orramel H. and wf. Ann E. (Clark) [born 1830 Hawaii]
- Hyde, Rev. Charles M. and wf. Mary T. (Knight) 
- Leadingham, Rev. John and wf. Anna M. (Rich) 
- Parker, Rev. Henry H. [b. Marquesas, Honolulu Pastor -1863]
- Shipman, Rev. William C. and wf. Jane (Stobie) 
- Taylor, Rev. Townsend F. and wf. Persis (Goodale Thurston) 
- Wetmore, Dr. Charles H. and wf. Lucy (Sheldon Taylor)