Prince David Kawananakoa Died

Today in history — June 2, 1908 — Prince David Kawananakoa passed away in Hotel Stewart, San Francisco. Kawananakoa was the heir presumptive of the Hawaiian Kingdom’s throne. For the past ten days, he suffered from a serious case of pneumonia.

In Honolulu, Kawananakoa’s body rested in State in the throne room of Iolani Palace, and thousands paid their respects.

Read his obituary in “Death of Prince David Kawananakoa Yesterday.”

“Death of Prince David Kawananakoa Yesterday”
The Hawaiian gazette, June 5, 1908, Page 2
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025121/1908-06-05/ed-1/seq-2/

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