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Pharmacies open in Hawai‘i
In Honolulu, Dr. G. Watson and Dr. Robert Wood found three pharmacies—the first in Hawai‘i. ... Medicine ...
Kamehameha V issues licenses to Native healers
In an attempt to regulate them, King Kamehameha V orders government licensing of Native Hawaiian healers ...
Hawaiian kahunas organize to treat smallpox
In December, eight Hawaiian traditional healers, known as kahuna , meet on Maui to discuss whether traditional ...
Validity of Native Hawaiian medicine is defended
The Ahahui Lā‘au Lapa‘au of Wailuku (an association of Native healers known as kahuna ) issues a report ...
Kamehameha V calls for written record of traditional practice
In Hawai‘i, King Kamehameha V requests that traditional healers’ knowledge, or Kua‘ua‘u , be documented ...
Native Hawaiian doctors graduate
Ten young Native Hawaiians graduate from Dr. Gerrit P. Judd’s School of Medicine and are licensed to ...
King Kalakaua turns to traditional Hawaiian healers
In Hawai‘i, King David Kalakaua I issues licenses to traditional healers, known as kahuna , to revive ...
Hospital opens in Juneau to aid Alaska Natives
The Sisters of Saint Ann open a mission hospital in Juneau and provide care to Alaska Natives. ... Medicine ...
Hawaiian plantation hospital opens in Kaua‘i
In the Hawaiian Islands, the first plantation hospital is established at Makaweli, Kaua‘i, to improve ...
First American Indian woman graduates from medical school
The Omaha healer Susan La Flesch (later Picotte) graduates from the Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania. ...