PERTAINING TO THE CASKET OF QUEEN KAPIOLANI.
Aboard the Australia which arrived from San Francisco was received the silver [wai dala] name plate for the top of the casket of Queen Kapiolani who sleeps at ease the eternal sleep, and on that plate are these words thus:
Wife of King Kalakaua
Born in Hilo, Hawaii, on the 31st of December, 1834.
Died at Honolulu, Oahu on the 24th of June, 1899.
64 Years, 5 Months, and 23 Days.
Also put on that plate will be the royal crown, the words “Kulia i ka Nuu” and “KK”.
(Aloha Aina, 11/4/1899, p. 4)