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

Kamehameha V

(1830 - 1872)

 
 
Kamehameha V Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 28, 2017
1. Kamehameha V Marker
Inscription. Lot Kamehameha favored a stronger monarchy and placed much of the power back into the hands of royalty. He was the last ruler to bear the name of the great conqueror and was credited with many public improvements and acquisition of much land. As he never married and designated no hear, the question of successor was taken up by the legislature.
 
Erected by Waikoloa Village.
 
Location. 19° 55.023′ N, 155° 52.986′ W. Marker is in Waikoloa, Hawaii, in Hawaii County. Marker is on Waikoloa Beach Drive near Ku'uali'i Place. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 250 Waikoloa Beach Drive, Waikoloa HI 96738, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kamehameha IV (here, next to this marker); Kamehameha II (here, next to this marker); Kamehameha I (here, next to this marker); William Charles Lunalilo (a few steps from this marker); Kamehameha III (a few steps from this marker); The Waikoloa Petroglyph Field (approx. mile away); Puakō Petroglyph Archaeological District (approx. 3.1 miles away); Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site (approx. 8.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waikoloa.
 
More about this marker.
Kamehameha V Marker, on the left image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 28, 2017
2. Kamehameha V Marker, on the left
This is one of six markers honoring the kings of Hawai'i located near Macy's in the King's Shops at Waikoloa Village.
 
Also see . . .  King Kamehameha V -- Mamalohoa. ...he called for a constitutional convention of elected delegates for the purpose of creating a new constitution. When the delegates became deadlocked after weeks of discussion, Kamehameha V simply announced that the Constitution of 1852 was abrogated and that he would provide the Kingdom with a new constitution. (Submitted on October 13, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
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King Kamehameha V image. Click for full size.
By National Portrait Gallery, circa 1870
3. King Kamehameha V
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 13, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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