Hope He Got Lei’d While He was There

On November 26, 1778, Captain James Cook decided to stretch his legs a bit and became the first European to visit the Hawaiian island of Maui. Cook, who joined the merchant navy as a teen and the Royal Navy in 1755, when he was in his late 20’s, was a born explorer. While serving in the Seven Years’ War, he surveyed and mapped most of … Continue reading Hope He Got Lei’d While He was There