Memorial: M2803

Memorial in Kealakekua Bay, Big Island, Hawaii commemorating Captain James Cook. d. 1779

Location

State Historical Park, Kealakekua Bay, Big Island, Hawaii, Rest of the World

Transcript

'NEAR THIS SPOT / CAPT JAMES COOK / WAS KILLED / FEBRUARY 14, 1779 / TABLET DEDICATED / AUGUST 18.1928 BY COOK SEQUICENTENNIAL / COMMISSION'

Details

Date Erected: 18/8/1928

People

Cook, James
Age: 51
Date of Death: 14/2/1779
Cause of Death: Killed by indigenous people
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Bibliography: Sir Joseph Carruthers 'Captain James Cook R.N. one hundred and fifty years after' (London, 1930).