The Hawaiian Flag—a closeup. 1862.

“The Beautiful Flag of Hawaii,
Let it forever wave.”

[The image of the Hawaiian Flag as it appeared to the readers of the Kuokoa in 1862! (Courtesy of the library/archives at the Bishop Museum.)

The Library and Archives at the Museum holds so much priceless information! They need more funding to do important things!!]

"Ka Hae Nani o Hawaii...

Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke I, Helu 6, Aoao 1. Ianuari 1, 1862.

4 thoughts on “The Hawaiian Flag—a closeup. 1862.

  1. How did it come to be that a colonial power, the UK’s, cross is St George, has been accepted into the flag of an island nation abused by a colonial power?

  2. Pingback: Too much time on my hands? 2012. « nupepa

  3. Have you seen the Hawaiian Flag as it was flying over FORT KEKUANAHU (Fort of Honolulu) with the Union Flag of the United Kingdom as an ‘X’ not its normal ‘+’ as painted by Paul Emmert c.1853 ? The original painting is located on the wall in the Archive Office of the Mission House Museum on King Street, Honolulu, O’ahu, Hawai’i.

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