Princess Virginia Kapooloku Poomaikelani Passed Away

This week in history — October 2, 1895 — Princess Virginia Kapooloku Poomaikelani passed away at age 56. A younger sister of Queen Kapiolani, Princess Poomaikelani served as one of Queen Emma’s trusted ladies-in-waiting for years and Governor of the island of Hawaii from 1884 to 1886. Read about her funeral in “Laid to Rest.”

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

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