More on Maori visit, 1920.

[Found under: “On The Other Islands”]

Returns Green Stone—Because the visiting Maoris from New Zealand declined to be initiated on Sunday into the Hale o na Alii, Princess Kawananakoa returned to the Maoris the beautiful green New Zealand stone which they had presented her at her reception in their honor.

(Maui News, 7/2/1920, p. 6)

Returns Green Stone

The Maui News. 21st Year, Number 1059, Page 6. July 2, 1920.

2 thoughts on “More on Maori visit, 1920.

  1. My grandfather David Kualii Hoapili Jr was also gifted a Maori greenstone currently in my posession. Would be interested in learning any significance.


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