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John Van Houten

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Haole residing near Laupahoehoe, Hawai‘i; baptized and ordained elder, February 1854; attended July 1854 mission conference held in Honolulu, during which he volunteered the use of his equipment toward the establishment of the Lana‘i colony; returned to Big Island in August 1854 on board his vessel, the Paalua, with the elders assigned to that island. (See Karren journal, Feb. 10, 20, 1854; MMH, Aug. 12, 1854; GQC journal, May 4, 20–21, 23, June 28, July 26, 1854.)