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Waikiki, Hawaii: Duke Kahanamoku Statue :: oahu things to do. dukes oahu.
One of the things to do in Oahu is to get a picture of the Hawaii surfing icon Duke Kahanamoku statue with a lei! ;) When staying at Waikiki hotels, there's a good chance you'll see it every day when going to Waikiki beach or heading for food, restaurants, or shopping. Here's a Waikiki map too and make sure you check it off your Hawaiian culture travel bucket list during your Hawaii vacation on Oahu! ;)
O'ahu - Honolulu - Capitol District: Ali'iōlani Hale and King Kamehameha I
Ali'iōlani Hale, at 417 King Street, designed by Australian Thomas Rowe in Renaissance Revival style, was built from 1871-1874. Ali'iōlani Hale translated in Hawaiian means "House of the Heavenly King" and the building was originally designed to be a royal palace for King Kamehameha V, who bore a given name of Ali'iolani. However, Kamehameha V acknowledged the need for a government office and officially commissioned it as one. Kamehameha V died before the building was completed, and it was…
The first and last Queen of Hawaii: Tragic life of Liliuokalani, whose reign over paradise island lasted just two years
Liliuokalani, was the last Hawaiian sovereign to govern the islands, which were annexed by the United States in 1898.
Book Review of "Eddie Would Go:" Eddie Aikau, Hawaiian Hero
Picking up the book Eddie Would Go at Border's in Windward mall and looking at the cover, I assumed that the book would be all about a famous surfer and how accomplished he became and all the glitz and glamour that goes along with the surf industry....
King Kamehameha III & the royal family of Hawaii, 1853 8x10" Hand Color Tinted Photograph
Up for sale is an 8 x 10" full color photo reprint of a hand oil tinted photograph featuring King Kamehameha III & the royal family of Hawaii, 1853. This new print is made from the original hand oil tinted photograph that was professionally digitized to produce a high-resolution digital image at (320 dpi/ 6,400 x 9,600 pixel) 20" x 30". From this digital file a professional photo lab processes the image onto Fuji Film Archival Photo Paper to make the 8x10” photo that is being offered in this…
Secret and Safe: Hawaiian Royal Burials and the Missing Bones of Kamehameha the Great
The magical properties associated with the bones of Hawaiian kings were valuable to the ancient Hawaiians, and were even seen potentially dangerous. Great rites and elaborate ceremonies were performed to ensure the safe keeping of the ancestors.