|1875. 21 Jul
||Birth of Agnes Baldwin Alexander, Hand of the Cause, in Hawaii.
- She is a granddaughter of two of Hawaii's most famous missionary families, the Baldwins and the Alexanders.
||Agnes Alexander; Hand of the Cause
|1900 26 Nov
||Agnes Baldwin Alexander writes to `Abdu'l-Bahá declaring her belief in Bahá'u'lláh. [BFA2:159; SBR176]
- She hears of the Bahá'í Faith from Charlotte Dixon while staying in a pension in Rome. [BFA2:159; SBR176]
- On returning to Hawaii in December 1901 she becomes the first Bahá'í to set foot in Hawaii. [BFA2:159–60; SBR177]
||Agnes Alexander; Charlotte Dixon
|1900 26 Nov
||Agnes Alexander accepts the Faith in Rome after hearing the message from Mrs Dixon. She stays in Rome for three months studying prophecies then travels to Paris for further study with May Bolles for another three and one half months. She leaves Paris in the Spring of 1901 for London, New England, Oakland, Ca and finally Honolulu. [BFA1p159]
||Rome; Italy; Paris; France; Oakland; California; London; Great Britain; Honolulu; Hawaii
||Agnes Alexander; May Bolles
|1901 26 Dec
||Agnes Alexander arrives back in Hawaii, the first Bahá'í to set foot in the islands. [BFA2:159–60]
|| Bahá'í groups are established in Canada and in the Hawaiian Islands. [BBRSM:106-7; BFA2:160; SBBH1:135]
|1902 Sep c.
||Kanichi Yamamoto, the first Japanese to accept the Faith, becomes a Bahá'í in Hawaii. [BFA2:160; BW13:932; SBR179]
- He writes to `Abdu'l-Bahá in Japanese. [SBR179]
- See also BW13:931–3 and SBR176–86.
||Charles Mason Remey and Howard Struven leave the United States on the first Bahá'í teaching trip to circle the globe. [BFA2:348, GPB261]
- They go to Hawaii, Japan, Shanghai, Singapore and to Burma, India and `Akká. [BFA2:348–50]
|Hawaii; Japan; Shanghai; Singapore; Burma; India; `Akká
||Charles Mason Remey; Howard Struven; travel teaching
|1916 (in the year)
||Anthony Yuen Seto and his wife Mamie Lorettta O'Connor become Bahá'ís in Hawaii. Mr Seto is the first Chinese Bahá'í in the Hawaiian Islands and the first Chinese-American Bahá'í in the United States. [PH30]
||Anthony Yuen Seto; Lorettta O'Connor
|1923 16 Feb
||Declaration of the first native Hawaiian Bahá'í, Mae (Mary) Keali'i Kahumoku Tilton Fantom. She was from Maui. [Native Baha'i - Indigenous Baha'i]
||Mae (Mary) Keali'i Kahumoku Tilton Fantom
|1925 Early in the year
||Johanne Sorensen becomes a Bahá’í in Hawaii, the first Dane to accept the Faith. She returns to Denmark soon afterwards and remains the only Bahá’í there for 21 years.
|1927 14 Sep
||Dr George Augur, Disciple of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, passes away in Hawaii. [SBR198]
- For the story of his life see SBR187–98.
||George Augur; Disciples of Abdul-Baha
|1974 4 – 8 Aug
||The first International Youth Conference, the largest conference ever held in Hawaii to date, takes place in Hilo. [BW16:229]
- For picture see BW16:232.
|1985 8 – 11 Aug
||An International Youth Conference to support the United Nations International Youth Year is held in Kauai, Hawaii, attended by 300 youth from nine Pacific countries. [BW19:301]
- For picture see BW19:321.
||International Youth Conference; International Youth Year
||The first Bahá’í Studies conference in Hawaii takes place at the national Bahá’í centre. [BW19:360]
||Baha’i Studies conference; Conference
|2001 20 - 23 Dec
||The Fire in the Pacific conference in Honolulu, Hawaii to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Faith in Hawaii. It was attended by over 1,000 Bahá'ís from at least 53 nations. Among the highlights of the conference was a parade , to the resting place of Agnes Baldwin Alexander, who was the first to bring word of the Bahá'í Faith to the Hawaiian Islands — and, indeed, the entire Pacific region — in December 1901. Born in Hawaii, the granddaughter of missionaries, Ms Alexander first heard about the Bahá'í Faith while on a trip to Europe. Returning to her native Hawaii on 26 December 1901, she devoted the rest of her life to spreading the teachings of Baha'u'llah in the Pacific and later in Japan. She passed away on January 1st, 1971. [Life of Agnes Alexander- D.Troxel, BWNS148]
||Fire in the Pacific Conference; Agnes Alexander
|2016 7 May
||The passing of Jenabe Esslemont Caldwell, 89 in Wailuku, Hawaii. (b. August 7, 1926 in Butte, Montana). He and his wife Elaine were named Knights of Bahá’u’lláh for pioneering to the Aleutian Islands in July, 1953 where they started a king crab and salmon cannery. They sponsored the Bahá’í singing group Windflower that toured Europe, including the United Kingdom, in the 1980s. He was the author of the books: The Story of the Bab & Baha'u'llah>,From Night to Knight, Follow the Instructions and Reflections. He is well-known for his mass teaching successes. [Bahaikipedia]
||Butte; Montana; Aleutian Islands; Wailuku; Hawaii.
||Jenabe Caldwell; Elaine Caldwell; Knights of Bahaullah; Windflower (singing group); Mass teaching