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

Queen Kapi'olani

(1834-1899)

 
 
Queen Kapi'olani Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 29, 2017
1. Queen Kapi'olani Marker
Inscription.  Ester Julia Kapiolani, granddaughter of Kaumuali'i, the last King of Kaua'i. Widow of Namakaeha, married King David Kalākaua in 1863 and as a gift he built Kapi'olani Park in Waikīkī in her honor. Deeply concerned about the moribund Hawaiian population, she established a maternity hospital which stands today as Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women & Children.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Women.
 
Location. 19° 54.847′ N, 155° 52.761′ W. Marker is in Waikoloa Village, Hawaii, in Hawaii County. Marker can be reached from Waikoloa Beach Drive near Pohakulana Place, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 69-201 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa HI 96738, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Queen Lili'uokalani (here, next to this marker); Princess Bernice Pauahi (a few steps from this marker); Queen Emma (a few steps from this marker); High Chiefess Keōpūolani (a few steps from this marker); Queen Kalama (a few steps from this marker);
Queen Kapi'olani Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 29, 2017
2. Queen Kapi'olani Marker
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Kuhina Nui Ka'ahumanu (a few steps from this marker); Queen Victoria Kamāmalu (a few steps from this marker); The Waikoloa Petroglyph Field (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waikoloa Village.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located at the entrance to the Queen's MarketPlace.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 103 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 22, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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