King Kamehameha I statue, Honolulu 1978

Childs, Iraphne R. (1978) King Kamehameha I statue, Honolulu 1978. [Image]

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This statue of King Kamehameha I stands at the front of the Iolani Palace in Honolulu. Kamehameha I (ca.1758-1819) was the first Hawaiian chieftian to unite the Hawaiian islands into one royal kingdom. This he achieved in 1810 after many military campaigns. As King, he met Captain James Cook in 1779 at Kealakekua Bay, on the Big Island of Hawaii, where Cook had landed and was later killed by the Hawaiians.

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Item Type: Image
Collection: Asia-Pacific Images: 1970s-1990s
Keywords: statues; kings
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2013 13:02
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2014 19:38
Copyright Owner: Copyright Iraphne R. Childs.
CountryState or RegionCity or TownPlace
United StatesHawaiiHonoluluIolani Palace, King Street
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