Peter Kalani, new bandmaster, 1915.

QUEEN CONGRATULATES BANDMASTER KALANI

Peter Kalani, the newly appointed bandmaster, beat the measure with his official baton yesterday for the first time, at a morning concert given in Queen Liliuokalani’s grounds. The Queen thanked him for the attention and, in a little speech of good will, wished that he might make the Royal Hawaiian Band a permanent power in the world of music. In the evening the band played at Heinie’s Tavern.

(Hawaiian Gazette, 7/2/1915, p. 3)

Hawaiian Gazette, Volume VIII, Number 53, Page 3. July 2, 1915.

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