Title

Jonathan Napela: A Noble Hawaiian Convert

Keywords

Mormon Studies, Jonathan Napela, converts

Abstract

Jonathan Hawaii Napela is considered by many to be the most influential Hawaiian convert to Mormonism. Descending from royal lineage (known to Hawaiians as the ali‘i), he was born September 11, 1813, to his father Hawaiiwa‘a‘ole and his mother Wiwiokalani, in Honokowai on the island of Maui.1

Original Publication Citation

Fred E. Woods, “Jonathan Napela: A Noble Hawaiian Convert,” in Regional Studies in Church History for the South Pacific,eds. Reid Neilson, Steven C. Harper, Craig K. Manscill, Mary Jane Woodger (Provo, UT: BYU Religious Studies Center, 2008), 23—36.

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2008

Publisher

BYU Religious Studies Center

Language

English

College

Religious Education

Department

Church History and Doctrine

University Standing at Time of Publication

Full Professor

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