American aviator who piloted Hawaii's first commercial flight.
He was born in New York, but relocated to Hawaii in 1919.
He and a friend flew a single-engine plane that carried passengers across the Hawaiian islands for $10 per every ten minutes of flight.
His grand-niece, Charlene Fern, was a noted journalist who also served as a speechwriter for First Lady Laura Bush.
He and fellow aviator Bert Hinkler were born in the same year.