Memorial: M2803

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

Location

State Historical Park, Kealakekua Bay, Big Island, Hawaii

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).

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