He departed from Salt Lake in May 1854 and in Oct he sailed from San Francisco and arrived in the Sandwich Islands 13 Nov 1854. He was assigned to the Island of Hawaii along with Henry P Richards, John A West, and William King. Due to poor health while in Hawaii, he sailed to San Francisco 17 May 1855 and arrived there June 6th. He took with him the George Q Cannon translation of the Book of Mormon in Hawaiian. He arrived back in Salt Lake Aug 17th.