Neutrality proclaimed by King Kamehameha III, 1854.

Proclamation. Kamehameha III King of the Hawaiian Islands. Be it known to all whom it may concern, that We, Kamehameha III, King of the Hawaiian Islands, hereby proclaim our entire Neutrality in the war now impending between the Great Maritime … Continue reading

Kamehameha III at Mokuula, 1846.

Court News. His Majesty and suite landed at Lahaina on the morning of the  17th. They were received by the new Governor and the other authorities, under the customary salute from the Fort. His Majesty proceeded to the residence of … Continue reading

Kamehameha III’s new royal standard, 1845.

Foreign Office, May 14th, 1845. Sir,—I am commanded by the King, to make known to you His Majesty’s thanks for the kind courtesy with which you have allowed one of your men to prepare his Royal Standard, according to the … Continue reading

John Smith, flautist for Kamehameha III, and land rights, 1904.

HAS DECLARED THIS ACTION GOOD INTERESTING CASE BEFORE LAND COURT—A NEGRO FLUTE PLAYER AS A COURT MUSICAN—COOKE HOMESTEAD CLEAR. Enoch Johnson, as examiner of titles, is the author of an opinion filed in the Torrens Land Court to the effect … Continue reading