A. A. Montano takes pictures of Queen Emma, 1880.

Mr. Montana [A. A. Montano] has lately made an addition to his premises in Fort Street in the form of a photographic show room, which will well repay a visit. A large number of the productions of his studio and of other works of art are to be seen there tastefully arranged and forming a really interesting collection. Continue reading

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Queen Emma portrait offered for 1881 subscription of Kuokoa, 1880.

THE

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FOR 1881!

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Celebration of the birthday of Queen Emma at the Queen’s Hospital, 1945.

Our Day

THE CALM SEAS OF KONA

KAHALA, Honolulu, January 5, 1945—The nurses and all the employees of The Queen’s Hospital gave a luau in the memory of the birthday of Queen Emma Kaleleonalani, on the grounds of the hospital. There were many people who were invited, and there were many who attended. We two [Evelyn Desha and Stephen Desha Jr.] were among the invited, and my companion [Mr. Desha] was invited to speak on the life of Queen Emma. There were many who entertained at that luau. Singing groups with their hula girls. Something that really made the two of us happy was our meeting and shaking hands with Admiral Nimitz, General Smith, and Governor Stainback. The ideas below are some that were spoken of by my friend on that afternoon.

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