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This is the fourth installment in a series about King David Kalakaua of Hawaii. The rulers of the Kingdom of Hawaii improvised as they went along. After all, the kingdom only had its first constitution in 1840. That was substantially … Continue reading
This is the second in a series about King David Kalakaua of Hawaii. It was a contest between a large boisterous man and a solemn, pious widow. Once again, a king had died without a successor, and Hawaii’s constitution called … Continue reading
This is the start of a series centering on King David Kalakaua of Hawaii. The first installment concerns Kalakaua’s predecessor on the throne, Lunalilo. On December 11, 1872, King Kamahameha V died. He was the last of the House of … Continue reading