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April 13, 1818 Rumor of pirates in Hawaii

James Hunnewell was a merchant from Boston, Massachusetts. He had sold his ship to one of the local chieftains in December 1817 — owning a collection of Western ships was the highest show of power and status among the Hawaiian native elite. Mr. Hunnewell lived in a grass house in an area set aside for the fur trade mariners and sandalwood merchants using...

This Day in El Pueblo’s History 1818

This Day in El Pueblo’s History 1818

Apr 2, 2018

December 2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the first two illegal immigrants hiding out in colonial Spanish Los Angeles — believe it or not, they were despised American pirates!  Follow their twisted tale in the blog “El Pueblo.”