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Perpetuate Pauahi Adult Shirt (unisex)


Comfortable crew neck triblend unisex shirt.
Vintage blue shirt with light blue and white lettering.
Front and back design.
Front Design says "Be Good and Industrious" (as stated in Pauahi's will) and "Imua Mau Loa" (meaning to always move forward). 1831 was the year Pauahi was born.
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Whether you're a Kamehameha Schools graduate or not, Bernice Pauahi Bishop's vision (and trust) has probably affected or helped you in some way. As the last royal descendant of the Kamehameha line, Pauahi inherited thousands of acres of land, much of it from the estate of her cousin Princess Ruth Ke‘elikōlani. Her inheritance, about nine percent of the island chain’s total acreage, made Pauahi the largest landholder in the kingdom. When Pauahi was born, the Native Hawaiian population numbered about 124,000. When she wrote her will in 1883, only 44,000 Hawaiians remained. Pauahi witnessed the rapid decline of the Hawaiian population. With that decline came a loss of Hawaiian language, culture and traditions. She believed education would offer her people hope and a future, so she left her estate — about nine percent of the total acreage of the Hawaiian kingdom — to found Kamehameha Schools.

Pauahi’s endowment supports Kamehameha Schools, which has grown into a statewide educational system serving more than 48,000 learners annually at 30 preschool sites; K-12 campuses on Hawai‘i, Maui and O‘ahu; and through a broad range of community outreach programs.

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