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Ioane William Edward Maikai

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Graduate of Lahainaluna Seminary; served as clerk for House of Nobles during 1846 and 1848 legislative sessions; elected to Hawaiian House of Representatives in 1849; served several terms as a member of that body; lawyer and judge residing in Waikiki; hosted Latter-day Saint missionaries at his house and arranged for them to obtain housing in Kane‘ohe, O‘ahu, in 1851; became member of Kamehameha IV’s Privy Council in 1854. (See Spurrier, Sandwich Islands Saints, 98–100; Farrer diary, June 6, 1851; MMH, June 16, 1851; Lydecker, Roster, Legislatures of Hawaii, 23, 25, 51, 55; GQC journal, June 3, 23, Aug. 20, Oct. 1, 1851.)