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Successive epidemics spread across U.S., Alaska, Hawai‘i
... areas in the western U.S., Alaska, and Hawai‘i for the first time, where Native peoples have ... Hawai‘i
Bubonic plague diagnosed in Honolulu’s Chinatown
... diagnosed with the bubonic plague, the Territory of Hawai‘i’s Board of Health declares a state of ... C. B. Wood, Board of Health, Territory of Hawai‘i
A series of epidemics kills thousands in Hawai‘i
Smallpox epidemic spreads to Hawai‘i
Cholera epidemic arrives in Hawai‘i
Hawai‘i suffers first dengue epidemic
Hawaiian monarchs order foreigners screened for smallpox
... takes the first documented public health measure in Hawai‘i, ordering screening for smallpox on all foreign vessels ...
Kamehameha III appoints a Board of Health
King Kamehameha III establishes Hawai‘i’s first Board of Health to organize the response to epidemics and enforce sanitary provisions to protect public health.
Kamehameha IV turns to Western medicine to fight smallpox
... smallpox vaccinations for all in the Kingdom of Hawai‘i. ... Hawai‘i
Father Damien comes to Kalawao leper colony
The Kingdom of Hawai‘i's Board of Health places patients with leprosy in segregation on the island of Moloka‘i, providing supplies but ...