Princess Virginia Kapooloku Poomaikelani Died

Today in history — October 2, 1895, Princess Virginia Kapooloku Poomaikelani passed away. She was Queen Kapiolani’s younger sister, and her parents were Princess Kinoiki Kekaulike of Kauai and High Chief Kuhio Kalanianaole of Hilo. Virginia served as Governor of the Big Island from 1884 to 1886.

Read about her funeral arrangements in “Laid to Rest.”

“Laid to Rest”
Hawaiian gazette, October 4, 1895, Page 8
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025121/1895-10-04/ed-1/seq-8/

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