King Kamehameha Statue

If you’ve ever rode down S. King St. in downtown Honolulu, chances are you have seen the Kamehameha statue in front of Aliiolani Hale.

On February 14, 1883, King Kalakaua would unveil the statue, which was covered with a Hawaiian flag and a royal standard, with the band playing, and the military.

Read more about the ceremony in “Unveiling of the Statue of Kamehameha I.”

“Unveiling of the Statue of Kamehameha I”
Pacific commercial advertiser, Feb. 17, 1883, Page 2
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82015418/1883-02-17/ed-1/seq-2/

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