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Honolulu in Honolulu County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
 

Monarchy Cannon

Hawaii Army Museum

 

—Fort DeRussy —

 
Monarchy Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 13, 2008
1. Monarchy Cannon Marker
Inscription. This cannon was one of a battery of twelve guns placed on punchbowl crater by the Hawaiian monarchy beginning in 1831. Both to defend Honolulu Harbor and to fire salutes. The U.S. Army moved the cannon to Bishop Museum in 1920, where it remained until 1988 when the Army moved it again to this site.
 
Location. 21° 16.746′ N, 157° 50.022′ W. Marker is in Honolulu, Hawaii, in Honolulu County. Marker is on Kalia Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Honolulu HI 96815, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Prefabricated Pill Box (here, next to this marker); U.S. Light Tank, M24 (here, next to this marker); Japanese Light Tank (a few steps from this marker); U.S. 105mm Howitzer M3 (a few steps from this marker); Japanese Type 1 (1941) (a few steps from this marker); Afong Villa (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kawehewehe (about 700 feet away); Mahiole (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Honolulu.
 
Categories. Military
 
Monarchy Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 13, 2008
2. Monarchy Cannon Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 227 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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