The Queen, the flag, and the Boy Scouts, 1914.

Lincoln’s Birthday Marked By Graceful Courtesy of Hawaii’s Queen

QUEEN LILIUOKALANI PRESENTING NEW COLORS TO THE HONOLULU BOY SCOUTS.

From left to right: Col. C. P. Iaukea, the Queen, Mrs. George Smithies, Scout Commissioner Wilder and Scout Henry Thompson.

Liliuokalani, With Queenly Charm, Presents Flag to Boy Scouts.

“Honolulu V,” Boy Scouts of Hawaii, was formally christened “The Queen’s Own” yesterday afternoon, that title being conferred on them by Her Majesty, Queen Liliuokalani.

The aged ex-Queen stood proudly erect in the portico of her home, Washington Place, while twenty-one soldierly small boys, under the leadership of Scout Commissioner J. A. Wilder and Scoutmaster Harry S. Hayward, formed in line and saluted her. Liliuokalani was supported by Kaipo, with Col. Curtis P. Iaukea, Her Majesty’s chamberlain, acting as master of ceremonies, and John Dominis, Mrs. C. P. Iaukea and Gerrit P. Wilder in attendance.

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More on the Boy Scout troop the “Queen’s Own,” 1914.

QUEEN LILIUOKALANI PRESENTS BEAUTIFUL FLAG TO BOY SCOUTS

A beautiful silk Hawaiian flag emblazoned with Queen Liliuokalani’s own crest and bearing the motto “Onipaa” which means “Be steadfast,” yesterday afternoon was presented by her majesty to Honolulu V. Boy Scouts of America, commanded by Scoutmaster Harry S. Hayward and known as the “Queen’s Own.” Continue reading

Alatau Wilder, Boy Scout, 1916.

SON OF S. G. WILDER WINS SCOUT BADGES

Alatau T. Wilder, son of Samuel G. Wilder, has been awarded the “Life” and the “Star” badges for passing the required tests of the Boy Scouts of America according to a letter which Mr. Wilder has written to Scribe Executive R. E. Lambert Young. Wilder, who formerly¬† was with Honolulu No. 1, is now a member of Troop 125, New York City.

(Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 5/16/1916, p. 8)

SON OF S. G. WILDER WINS SCOUT BADGES

Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Volume XXIII, Number 7517, Page 8. May 16, 1916.