Kamehameha Day


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Related to Kamehameha Day: King Kamehameha Day, Kuhio Day

Kame′hame′ha Day`


n.
June 11, observed in Hawaii as a holiday marking the birth of Kamehameha I.
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TODAY KAMEHAMEHA DAY (HAWAII) 1509: Henry VIII married Spanish princess Catherine of Aragon, the first of his six wives, widow of his elder brother Arthur.
There's a photo that her 11-year-old son took of Lau and Kamehameha Schools' acting chief executive officer Colleen Wong in the Kamehameha Day parade.
Longer-term planning focused on familiar pegs on the horizon -- openings and closings of the legislature and the schools, elections every two years, Kamehameha Day, the approach of major anniversaries such as the fiftieth of the Pearl Harbor attack in December 1991 and the hundredth of the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy in January 1993.
1953) 10 Corpus Christi; Venus at greatest elongation in morning sky; traditional date on which Ben Franklin flew his kite in a thunderstorm (1752) 11 King Kamehameha Day (in honor of first person to rule over a unified Hawaiian islands).
Officially, it's Kamehameha Day, but, for a growing number of Hawaiians, those flowers honor the royal heritage of the 19th-century Kingdom of Hawaii.