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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 makes quarantine laws
A series of epidemics kills thousands in Hawai‘i
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
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.
Smallpox epidemic spreads to Hawai‘i
Kamehameha IV turns to Western medicine to fight smallpox
... smallpox vaccinations for all in the Kingdom of Hawai‘i. ... Hawai‘i
First leprosy hospital established on O‘ahu
Hawaiian leprosy patients sent to Moloka‘i Colony