Honolulu in Honolulu County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana’ole
Affectionately called ‘Ke Ali’I Maka’ainana’ (Prince of the People) Prince Kuhio is most noted for his efforts to preserve and strengthen the Hawaiian people. He was instrumental in the passage of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 1920, that provides lands for native Hawaiians to homestead. He restored the Royal Order of Kamehameha I and founded the Hawaiian Civic Club. Kuhio Beach Park is the former site of Pualeilani (Wreath of Heaven), Prince Kuhio’s home. Pualeilani was given to the City of Honolulu upon Prince Kuhio’s death in 1922.
Erected 2002 by Commission of Culture and the Arts City and County of Honolulu, Jeremy Harris Mayor, Hclly Young. (Marker Number 4.)
Location. 21° 16.4′ N, 157° 49.432′ W. Marker is in Honolulu, Hawaii, in Honolulu County. Marker is on Kalakaua Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2526 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu HI 96815, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Waikiki (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Duke Paoa Kahanamoku (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Stones Of Life (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Beaches of Waikiki (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Lady of Waikiki (approx. 0.3 miles away); Victoria Kawekiu F Lunalilo Kalaninuiahilapalapu Ka’iulani Cleghorn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mahiole (approx. 0.6 miles away); Kawehewehe (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Honolulu.
Also see . . .
1. Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana'ole - Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 25, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on April 25, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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