For many years now I’olani Palace, once the residence for the Hawaiian royal family, have been desperately searching for thousands of missing items that belonged to the Kings and Queens of Hawai’i. According to the news site, Hawai’i News Now, employees at I’olani Palace are:
…specifically targeting furnishings from the bedrooms of King Kalakaua and Queen Kapiolani. Thousands of items are still out there – either purchased a century ago at palace auctions, sold-off by the territorial and state governments, or handed down in families through the generations.
Click here to read the story about this ongoing search from Hawai’i News Now.
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