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King Kamehameha Day parade in Kona (June 15)

MEDIA RELEASE The annual King Kamehameha Day Celebration Parade in Historic Kailua Village is slated for Saturday, June 15. Throughout the day, the community of West Hawaii will gather to honor the great alii, King Kamehameha I, who established the first capital of the united Hawaiian Kingdom here in Kailua-Kona at Kamakahonu. Beginning at 9 […]

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Hirono honors King Kamehameha in U.S. Capitol

MEDIA RELEASE Sen. Mazie K. Hirono joined hundreds of guests with Hawaii ties Sunday at the U.S. Capitol to participate in the 44th annual lei draping ceremony honoring King Kamehameha the Great. Attendees included members of the Hawaii Congressional Delegation, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and the Hawaii State Society. Hawaii observes Kamehameha Day on […]

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Gabbard honors King Kamehameha at lei draping ceremony

MEDIA RELEASE Tulsi Gabbard joined the Hawaii State Society of Washington D.C., state and federal leaders from Hawaii, and hundreds of guests Sunday to rededicate the statue of King Kamehameha in the Capitol Visitors Center in Washington, DC. This year marked the 44th annual rededication and lei draping ceremony. In her remarks to the audience, […]

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On this bicentennial King Kamehameha Day, we celebrate the history and heritage of the Aloha State, which has immeasurably enriched our national life and culture. The Hawaiian narrative is one of both profound triumph and, sadly, deep injustice. It is the story of Native Hawaiians oppressed by crippling disease, aborted treaties, and the eventual conquest of their sovereign kingdom.

All hail the king: Kamehameha honored across state

On this bicentennial King Kamehameha Day, we celebrate the history and heritage of the Aloha State, which has immeasurably enriched our national life and culture. The Hawaiian narrative is one of both profound triumph and, sadly, deep injustice. It is the story of Native Hawaiians oppressed by crippling disease, aborted treaties, and the eventual conquest […]

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