Hawaii Characters

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Whip is the grandson of Captain Hoxworth and Noelani. His maternal grandfather is John Whipple and his father is Bromley Hoxworth. His grandfather becomes close to him just before his death. His father wants him to attend Yale, but he wants to go to sea. His grandfather puts him on a ship to the Suez without telling anyone and he is gone for seven years. He returns with pineapple plants and other seeds that he gives to Char Nyuk Tsin to grow. Because of his exploits with women, he is nicknamed Wild Whip. His Uncle Micah refuses to let him into the family business, H&H, and they give him four thousand acres of land instead. He marries Ilike Janders aboard a British frigate and sails to America. They have a son in 1880 and name him Janders Hoxworth. Ilike and Whip divorce because of his numerous affairs, especially one he...

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