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1874 - 1891 H.M. Kalakaua I, By the grace of God King of the Hawaiian Islands, GCMG (28.7.1881). b. at Honolulu, Oahu, 16th November 1836, as Alii David La'amea Kamanakapu'u Mahinulani Nalaiaehu-o-kalani Lumialani Kalakaua, second son of The Hon. Alii Caesar Kaluaiku Kapa'akea, PC, CK, by his wife, Alii Analea Keohokaloee, daughter of Aikanaka - see Hawaii (Kauai), educ. Royal Sch. Honolulu. Lieut-Gen. of the Forces and Principal ADC to King Kamehameha IV 1854-1874, PC 20/11/1855, Postmaster-General 1863-1864, Chamberlain to King Kamehameha V 1864-1874. Elected as King by the nobles and representatives of the people, assuming the reign name of Kalakaua I, 12th February 1874. Crowned in the grounds of Iolani Palace, Honolulu, Oahu, 12th February 1883. Generalissimo of the Forces 1/10/1886. Sovereign Grand Master of the Royal Order of Kamehameha I. Founder and Sovereign Grand Master of the Royal Orders of Kalakaua I 28th September 1875, Kapi'olani 30th August 1880, the Crown of Hawaii 12th September 1882, and the Star of Oceania 16th December 1886. Presdt. Hale Naua (Temple of Science) 1886-1891. Rcvd: KGCK (1867; CK 1865), GC of the Orders of the Red Eagle 1st class of Prussia (1876), SS Maurice and Lazarus of Italy (1878), Franz Joseph I of Austria (22.9.1874, Cdr. 1870), the Chrysanthemum of Japan (14.3.1881), White Elephant of Siam (28.4.1881), Leopold of Belgium (1881) the Netherlands Lion (31.10.1881), Dannebrog of Denmark (1881), Legion of Honour of France (1881), Our Lady of the Conception of Villa-Višosa of Portugal (1881), Isabela the Catholic of Spain (1881), the Bust of the Liberator of Venezuela (1881), St Charles of Monaco (1883), and the North Star of Sweden (1884). m. at Kawaiahao Church, Honolulu, Oahu, 19th December 1863, H.M. Queen Esther Kapi'olani Napelakapuokakai (b. at Hilo, Hawai Island, 31st December 1834; d.s.p. at Pualeilani House, Waikiki, Oahu, 24th June 1899, bur. there in the Kalakaua Crypt, Royal Mausoleum, Mauna 'Ala, Nu'uanu Valley), Crowned with her husband in the grounds of the Iolani Palace, Honolulu, Oahu, 12th February 1883, represented Hawaii at the Golden Jubilee celebrations of Queen Victoria in London 1887, Presdt. Ho'oululahui Benevolent Soc. 1886, Queen Kapiolani Maternity Home, etc. rcvd: GC of the Orders of Kamehameha (4.2.1879), Kalakaua I (4.2.1879), Kapi'olani (12.2.1883), and Crown of Hawaii (12.2.1883), and Precious Crown of Japan (1890), widow of H.R.H. Prince Benjamin Namakeha-o-kalani, and eldest daughter of The Hon. Alii Kuhio Kalaniana'ole, Alii of Hilo, by his wife, H.H. Princess Kinoike Kekaulike, elder daughter of H.M. George Kaumu-alii, King of Kauai and Niihau. He d.s.p. at the Palace Hotel, San Francisco, Ca. USA, 20th January 1891 (bur. in the Kalakaua Crypt, Royal Mausoleum, Mauna 'Ala, Nu'uanu Valley, Oahu) (succ. by his sister).
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1891 - 1895 H.M. Liliu-o-kalani, By the grace of God Queen of the Hawaiian Islands. b. at Honolulu, Oahu, 2nd September 1838, as Alii Lydia Kamakaeha, eldest daughter of The Hon. Alii Caesar Kaluaiku Kapa'akea, PC, CK, by his wife, Alii Analea Keohokaloee, daughter of Aikanaka - see Hawaii (Kauai), educ. Royal Sch. Honolulu. Raised to the title of Princess with the style of Her Royal Highness 14th February 1875. Appointed as Heir Apparent by her brother, assuming the name of Liliu-o-kalani, 12th April 1877. Attended the Golden Jubilee celebrations of Queen Victoria in London, 1887. Acted as Regent during his absences abroad, 20th January to 29th October 1881, and 25th November 1890 to 29th January 1891. Proclaimed as Queen on the death of her brother, 29th January 1891. Sovereign Grand Master of the Royal Orders of Kamehameha I, Kalakaua I, Kapi'olani, the Crown of Hawaii, and the Star of Oceania. Placed in confinement 16th January 1895 by a "provisional government" composed of American settlers who had overthrown the government with the help of US on 16th and 17th of January 1893. Forced to abdicate while under arrest, 24th January 1895. Released on parole, 6th February 1896. Presdt. The Liliu-o-kalani Educational Soc. 1886-1895, Fort-street Benevolent Soc., Strangers' Friend Soc., Women's Board of Missions, etc. Rcvd: GC of the Orders of Kamehameha (4.2.1879), Kalakaua I (4.2.1879), Crown of Hawaii (12.2.1883), and Star of Oceania (1887), and Precious Crown of Japan (1890), Queen Victoria Jubilee Medal (1887). m. at Aikupika, Haleakala, Oahu, 16th September 1862, Lieutenant-General H.R.H. John Owen Dominis, Prince Consort of Hawaii (b. Shenectady, New York, USA, 10th March 1832; d.s.p. legit. at Washington Place, Honolulu, Oahu, 27th August 1891, bur. there in the Kalakaua Crypt, Royal Mausoleum, Mauna 'Ala, Nu'uanu Valley), granted the title of Prince Consort with the style of His Royal Highness 29th January 1891, rcvd. KGC of the Orders of Kamehameha (1874; KCK 1869; CK 1865), Kalakaua I (1876), Crown of Hawai (12.2.1883), and Star of Oceania (1887), GC of the Orders of Franz Joseph I of Austria, Isabela the Catholic of Spain (1886), and the Chrysanthemum of Japan (1890), ADC to King Kalakaua I 1863-1891, Private Sec. 1863-1874, Governor of Oahu 1874-1886, Kaui and Maui 1878-1886, prom. Lt-Gen. 1/10/1886, cdr. of the forces 1886-1887, eldest son of Captain John Dominis, a gentleman of Dalmatian origin, by his wife, Mary, daughter of Owen Jones, of Boston, Mass. She d.s.p. at Washington Place, Honolulu, Oahu, 11th November 1917 (bur. there in the Kalakaua Crypt, Royal Mausoleum, Mauna 'Ala, Nu'uanu Valley).
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