Wednesday, October 9, 2019
3 to 5 PM

The Congregational Library & Archives is pleased to host “My Name is ʻŌpūkahaʻia,” a play commissioned by the Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives and supported by the Massachusetts Humanities Council. Commemorating Henry ʻŌpūkahaʻia’s death in 1818, the play tells the story of a Native Hawaiian man who travelled to New England and inspired the formation of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Mission (ABCFM) and the sending of the first missionaries to the...