First Visit: June 1878 – July 1883

Iolani School Life (1879-82)

Dr. Sun attended Iolani College, an Anglican school for boys, and earned distinction for his studies.


(Courtesy of University of Hawai`i, Hamilton Library)

Section of 1897 Map, Nuuanu District The site of Iolani College is identified on the upper side of Bates Street (not labeled), between Judd and Kuakini Streets on the left of Nuuanu Avenue.


O`ahu College (Spring 1883)


(Courtesy of Punahou School Archives)

“Punahou School ledger showing account of Sun Tai Chu (Yat-sen) on June 19, 1883. The bill “To Sundries” $55, was paid in cash on June 30. Punahou School Ledger, 1883