An Article from the Wall Street Journal Regarding Her Royal Highness Princess Abigail Kawananakoa

On March 12, 2012, the Wall Street Journal published an interesting article about Her Royal Highness Princess Abigail Kawananakoa entitled, “Lunching with one of Hawaii’s Real ‘Descendants’”, by Julia Flynn Siler. Ms. Siler recently published the book,  “Lost Kingdom: Hawaii’s Last Queen, the Sugar Kings, and America’s First Imperial Adventure”. Click here to read the article… Read More An Article from the Wall Street Journal Regarding Her Royal Highness Princess Abigail Kawananakoa

H.M. Queen Liliʻuokalani of Hawai’i: Birthday Celebrations Honoring Hawai’i’s Last Queen

On September 2, 1838, Lydia Liliʻu Loloku Walania Wewehi Kamakaʻeha on the island of O’ahu many know her as Her Majesty Queen Liliʻuokalani of Hawai’i.  In honor of Hawai’i’s great and last queen there will be various celebrations throughout the islands this weekend. One major event will be the ‘Onipa‘a celebrations to be held at I’olani… Read More H.M. Queen Liliʻuokalani of Hawai’i: Birthday Celebrations Honoring Hawai’i’s Last Queen

‘Royalty in the Islands’: A News Story about King Kamehameha IV and Queen Emma of Hawai’i. Plus, Other News.

Here is an old news report (April 28, 2011) from KITV News in Hawai’i about the royal wedding between Their Majesties King Kamehameha IV and Queen Emma of Hawai’i.  Click here to watch the video.   🙂  By the way, the reporters mention the word Kahili in the news report, and if you don’t know what a… Read More ‘Royalty in the Islands’: A News Story about King Kamehameha IV and Queen Emma of Hawai’i. Plus, Other News.

‘Iolani Palace in Search of Missing Items from the Hawaiian Royal Family

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… Read More ‘Iolani Palace in Search of Missing Items from the Hawaiian Royal Family

Lei Draping Ceremony in Honor of King Kamehameha the Great

On June 10, 2011, in front of Aliʻiōlani Hale the statue of King Kamehameha the Great was “…decorated with lei[s]. Placing long strands of flowers on the statue is a long-standing tradition” honoring the great king who united the Hawaiian Islands. As I previously mentioned, celebrations will happen throughout the islands as well as on… Read More Lei Draping Ceremony in Honor of King Kamehameha the Great

King Kamehameha Day: Two-Day Celebrations Throughout the Islands of Hawai’i

Tomorrow is the beginning of the two-day celebrations to mark King Kamehameha Day in Hawai’i and this year’s theme is Wahine Holo Lio.  For those who are unaware of about the history of this awesome day here is a short history lesson for you: King Kamehameha Day was proclaimed in 1871 by King Kamehameha V, to… Read More King Kamehameha Day: Two-Day Celebrations Throughout the Islands of Hawai’i

Remembering the 1856 Royal Wedding Between H.M. King Kamehameha IV and Queen Emma of Hawai’i

On Thursday April 28, 2011, KHON2 (a news station in Hawai’i) ran a video story about the 1856 royal wedding between King Kamehameha IV and Queen Emma of Hawai’i. There is also an accompanying article, which I found incredibly interesting, so I thought I would share this information with you all. Here is a snippet from… Read More Remembering the 1856 Royal Wedding Between H.M. King Kamehameha IV and Queen Emma of Hawai’i

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