Hawaiian royal family / Royal Family of Hawaii

The Gold (Music) Room at I’olani Palace in Hawai’i is Finally Restored and Now Open to the Public!

Well, after years of restoration and hunting down valuable personal items from the Hawaiian monarchy the Gold (Music) Room at I’olani Palace is finally done. The public will be able to have their chance to view some amazing pieces within the Gold Room starting today on April 18, 2011.   KITV news has a report … Continue reading

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The Merrie Monarch Festival 2011: A Yearly Event in Honor of and Dedicated to His Majesty King Kalākaua of Hawai’i

For those of you who live in Hawai’i or plan on visiting the Big Island of Hawai’i (specifically Hilo) I just wanted to remind you that the Merrie Monarch Festival will take place on April 24-30, 2011. The festival “… honors the legacy left by King David Kalākaua, who inspired the perpetuation of our traditions, native … Continue reading

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Remembering Princess Ka’iulani at the Royal Mausoleum of Hawaii

On March 31, 2011, at the Royal Mausoleum of Hawai’i in Honolulu, Hawai’i members of the Princess Ka’iulani Project as well as international researchers and well-known scholars will hold a tribute and remembrance ceremony for the late Princess of Hawai’i starting at 6pm Hawai’i time.  Various bands will play including Hamish Douglas Burgess of the … Continue reading

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A Hawaiian Scavenger Hunt: A Princess Seeks Palace Treasures

Here is an interesting article from the Wall Street Journal newspaper, published on February 19, 2011, that I believe many may enjoy reading regarding the Hawaiian royal family and valuable artifacts. Here is a snippet: Abigail Kawananakoa has been on a decades-long treasure hunt—a bid to recover silverware, lamps, rare furniture and other assorted objects … Continue reading

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Celebration of HM King Kalakaua’s birthday at I’olani Palace

On November 16, 2010 I’olani Palace had a royal birthday to celebrate.  His Majesty King Kalakaua’s birthday that is. The royal guards marched in front of his amazing palace, centered in downtown Honolulu, as Prince David Kawananakoa and Princess Regina Kawananakoa looked on from the palace balcony.  Even though the Hawaiian monarchy ceased to exist … Continue reading