Celebration of the birth of Queen Victoria, 1863.

[Found under: “NA MEA HOU O HAWAII NEI.”]

The Birthday of Victoria.—On Sunday of this past week, the 24th of May was the birthday of Queen Victoria, the Widow Queen of England, Ireland, and Scotland, Continue reading

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The Prince of Hawaii, 1860.

The birthday of Ka Haku o Hawaii.

That is this 20th of May, and it is being moved to the 21st; it will be a day of celebration, and therefore the Legislature will be postponed to the 23rd of May.

[The celebration was held on the following day because the 20th fell on a Sunday that year.]

(Hae Hawaii, 5/16/1860, p. 28)

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Ka Hae Hawaii, Buke 5, Ano Hou—Helu 7, Aoao 28. Mei 16, 1860.

Hula at Queen Emma’s birthday celebration, 1875.

[Found under: “Nu Hou Kuloko.”]

Birthday of Queen Emma.—This past Saturday, Queen Emma Kaleleonalani observed her birthday at her Residence, and there were many people who went to watch the entertainment of the day and to indulge in all the food from the great Table filled through her generosity;

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Birthday of Lahilahi Webb celebrated, 1948.

HONORED ON BIRTHDAY—Mrs. Elizabeth Lahilahi Napua-I-kaumakani Webb, authority on Hawaiiana and who was associated with the Bishop Museum for more than 20 years, was honored by the Kaahumanu Society, on the occasion of her 86th birthday, at a luncheon Monday at the Waikiki home of Mrs. Clement K. Parker Sr. Now living at the Lunalilo Home, Mrs. Webb is pictured here admiring some of the many gifts she received. (Advertiser photo by K. Shimogaki.)

(Advertiser, 4/13/1948, p. 9)

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Honolulu Advertiser, 91st Year, Number 21,613, Page 9. April 13, 1948.

Kalanianaole Day proposed by John W. Kalua, 1923.

Another Holiday For Hawaii
Would Observe Kalanianaole Day
Maui Man Introduces A Bill

HAWAII will have another legal holiday if a bill, H. B. 20, introduced yesterday in the house of representatives by Judge John W. Kalua of Maui, becomes law. The proposed holiday is to be March 26, which is to be known as Kalanianaole day. March 26 is the birthday anniversary of the late Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole, who was Hawaii’s delegate to congress 20 years ago. Continue reading

A name song for Kalanianaole by Rosalie Puea Blaisdell, 1923.

A MELE INOA FOR KALANIANAOLE—HOAKAKAILILANI

The Commission [Hawaiian Homes] has a great debt to the generosity of these Ladies, the ones whose names are below, for their composing this mele that is being published, that is Mrs. Rosalie Puea Blaisdell and Mary Kalopi Keahi. Continue reading