Birthday of Kamehameha III.

[Found under: “NU HOU HAWAII.”]

The birthday of Kamehameha III was celebrated here in Honolulu on this past March 17 as a holiday in this manner: The doors of all the government offices were closed; there were shots at 12 o’clock at the battery of Kakaako; and there was a shooting competition by the King’s Own, the Prince’s Own, and the Mamalahoa Guards at Auwaiolimu.

(Ko Hawaii Pae Aina, 3/20/1886, p. 2)

Ko Hawaii Pae Aina, Buke IX, Helu 12, Aoao 2. Maraki 20, 1886.