Liliuokalani


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Li·li·u·o·ka·la·ni

 (lə-lē′ə-ō-kə-lä′nē, lē-lē′o͞o-ō-kä-lä′nē), Lydia Kamakaeha Paki 1838-1917.
Queen of the Hawaiian Islands (1891-1893). She was the last Hawaiian ruler to govern the islands.
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Liliuokalani

(liːˌliːʊəʊkɑːˈlɑːniː)
n
(Biography) Lydia Kamekeha (ˌkɑːmeɪˈkeɪhɑː). 1838–1917, queen and last sovereign of the Hawaiian Islands (1891–95)
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Li•li•u•o•ka•la•ni

(liˌli u oʊ kɑˈlɑ ni)

n.
Lydia Ka•me•ke•ha (ˌkɑ mɛˈkɛ hɑ) 1838–1917, last queen of the Hawaiian Islands 1891–93.
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Noun1.Liliuokalani - queen of the Hawaiian islands (1838-1917)Liliuokalani - queen of the Hawaiian islands (1838-1917)
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Regent Liliuokalani (1838-1917), the last monarch of Hawaii, visited the leper settlement at Kalaupapa on Molokai in 1881.
Pope's arrival in Hawaii coincided with the death of King Kalakaua in 1891 and the ascension of Queen Liliuokalani, a benefactor of the school.
A pillar of the post-Civil War Republican Party, Foster helped direct the overthrow of Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii by its American settlers and supported sending American troops to aid the rebels who declared themselves the new government.
In the Upper Hall, Puamana, Hoopono Wong and Kaiao Kaiao will perform songs written by Queen Kapiolani and Na Lani Eha, a name given to the four royal siblings - King Kalakaua, Queen Liliuokalani, Prince Leleiohoku and Princess Likelike - who were known for their talent at both composing and performing music.
An example of this movement occurred when the United States Congress sponsored a bill that threatened three Hawaiian estates (the Bishop, Liliuokalani, and Lunalilo), which provided funding and land for Hawaiians.
However, the last queen of the Kingdom of Hawaii, Liliuokalani, translated ukelele as "gift from afar".
The American officials were vital to the success of the overthrow of Queen Liliuokalani. Stevens ordered US Marines to come ashore from the USS Boston in Pearl Harbor to protect American property, occupy government buildings, and intimidate the queen and her supporters.
In this light, Elizabeth's resemblance to the figure of the last of the local sovereigns, Queen Liliuokalani, deposed in 1893 after a U.S-military backed coup, (14) cannot go unnoticed, since their tragic existences seem to be articulated by analogous narratives of surrender and dispossession.
We loaded up on marlin, on ahi poke with spicy, tobiko-studded mayo, on kimchi octopus and the obligatory two scoops of rice and macaroni salad, then picnicked beneath a banyan tree in Liliuokalani Park.
Or they can arrange a trip to any of the nearby tourist destinations, especially the spectacular 30-acre Japanese garden called Liliuokalani Park and Gardens, the Kilouea and Volcano National Park, the Rainbow Falls at Wailuku State Park, or the black sand beach over at Richardson Ocean Park.
On 8 February 1896, Queen Liliuokalani, the last monarch of Hawaii, was escorted into the Throne Room of what had once been her Royal Palace in Honolulu.