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The Holokū, Fit for a Queen

By Helen Wong Smith Kaua‘i residents pose with their holokū at Historic County Building in Līhu‘e. From left to right, Pua Rossi-Fukino, Polei Palmeira, Donna Stewart, Saebrie Pegeder, Barbara Green, Helen Wong Smith and Victoria Lam. The elegant Hawaiian holokū dress became popular among Hawaiian royalty in the 19th century. Inspired by the [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:19+00:00 October 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Na Wahine Ali‘i — A Visit with Emma and Liliu‘okalani

Queen Liliuʻokalani The Kaua‘i Historical Society will be presenting two dramatic interpretations of the inner thoughts and personal perspectives of two noble queens of Hawai‘i on two dates, Feb. 13 and 14. “These will be in a fairly intimate setting and very different perspectives of both queens,” said Donna Stewart, of the Kaua‘i [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:45+00:00 February 8th, 2016|0 Comments