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Light in the Queen's Garden – Ida May Pope, Pioneer for Hawai'i's Daughters, 1862-1914 - Hawaii Scholarship Online
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Light in the Queen's Garden: Ida May Pope, Pioneer for Hawai'i's Daughters, 1862-1914

Sandra E. Bonura


Light in the Queen’s Garden chronicles the life of Ida Pope, a transformational type of leader in any era, who was handpicked to establish the Kamehameha School for Girls. This institution was established in 1894 by the estate of Princess Pauahi, the last of the royal Kamehameha line, and dedicated to the education of girls of Hawaiian ancestry. When twenty-eight-year-old Ida left Ohio to accept a “temporary” teaching assignment in Honolulu, she couldn’t have imagined it would become a lifelong career of service to Hawaiian women. Nor could she have envisioned she would become closely involved ... More

Keywords: Annexation, Hawaiian women, Kamehameha, Missionary teacher, Queen Liliuokalani

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780824866440
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824866440.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sandra E. Bonura, author