A Lovely Article About the Late H.R.H. Princess Ka’iulani of Hawai’i

On April 13, 2011, writer Deborah O. Melvin wrote a nice article for the Big Island Weekly newspaper entitled,”The Shattered Vase, A Hula Drama”, about the late H.R.H. Princess Ka’iulani of Hawai’i and the new hula dance, The Shattered Vase by Kumu Paul Neves. According to Ms. Melvin the new hula by Mr. Neves, “…focuses on the… Read More A Lovely Article About the Late H.R.H. Princess Ka’iulani 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!

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… Read More A Hawaiian Scavenger Hunt: A Princess Seeks Palace Treasures

Ka’iulani: Hawai’i’s Island Rose. An Article from the Smithsonian Magazine

On May 8, 2009, the Smithsonian Magazine published an article about HRH Princess Ka’iulani of Hawai’i.  Since there has always been an interest in her as well as the rest of the Hawaiian royal family I thought I would share this article with all of you in case if you have not read it before.… Read More Ka’iulani: Hawai’i’s Island Rose. An Article from the Smithsonian Magazine