- Hundreds of Mormons in Honolulu en Route to California
June 20, 1846 TERRITORY, Territory Utah, Hawaii, Migration, Mormons
It was June 20th, 1846, when the ship Brooklyn arrived in Honolulu, Oahu. Its passengers were hundreds of Mormon immigrants en route to California from New York led by a man named Samuel Brannan. The people of Hawaii were intrigued and confused by these new people, especially such a vast amount. The unknown elements were filled in by a history of the Mormon religion and its people. The history that...