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Should we be concerned about the number of black students at Harvard?

The news that Harvard University has accepted a record number of African-Americans gives many a reason to celebrate. With around 170 black students in its class of 2018, or 12 percent of the class, Harvard is apparently leading the way in diversity. 642 more words


Science and Cooking

Wow! It has been a looong time since I have updated this blog thingy. I have been keeping myself busy over the past few months but not writing about it at all. 841 more words


Alsoberry Kaumu Hanchett from "The Story of Hawaii and Its Builders," 1925.


City and County Physician

Member of a kamaaina family, Dr. A. K. Hanchett has been city and county physician of Honolulu since 1918. 256 more words

Kamehameha Schools

Alsoberry Kaumu Hanchett, Kauai boy, becomes a doctor, 1914.


A. H. Hanchett who is a Lihue boy, born in a house on the site of the present bowling alley, will graduate from the medical department of Harvard at the end of this month and will, on July 1, enter upon his duties as interne of a great hospital at Providence, R. 113 more words

Hawaiians Abroad

Harvard Makes History! University Admits Its Highest Number Of Black Students Ever

Harvard University has come a long way since the days when African Americans weren’t allowed to attend the Ivy League. Now, the prestigious institution is admitting its largest numbers of Black students, ever. 288 more words


A. Kaumu Hanchett studying at Harvard, 1914.


At the Medical School of Harvard University, a Hawaiian named A. Kaumu Hanchett is learning Medicine; in an examination of the medical students in Boston, in order to enter one of the Hospitals of the City, and from amongst a 100 students, the Hawaiian boy ranked 3rd, and because this Hawaiian Boy wanted to once again test his competence, his Medical abilities were tested once again at a big Hospital in Providence in the State of Rhode Island, and what was revealed in that examination was that amongst 50  students who took the test, to the Hawaii boy went “Number One.” He is a brother of the Deputy Sheriff of the District of Waimea on Kauai, and he was a Classmate of the children of S. 136 more words

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