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

Prince Kūhiō Birthplace & Park

Kōloa Heritage Trail — Ka Ala Hele Waiwai Ho‘olina o Kōloa

 

—Preserving the Heritage of Po‘ipū & Kōloa —

 
Prince Kūhiō Birthplace & Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 12, 2008
1. Prince Kūhiō Birthplace & Park Marker
Inscription. Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalaniana‘ole was born in a grass hut near this spot to Princess Kinoike Kekaulike and High Chief David Kahalepouli Pi‘ikoi. He became a delagate to U.S. Congress after Hawai‘i became a Territory in 1900, serving for 19 years. He worked tirelessly on behalf of the Hawaiian people.
 
Erected by Po‘ipū Beach Foundation. (Marker Number 2.)
 
Location. 21° 52.872′ N, 159° 28.446′ W. Marker is in Poipu, Hawaii, in Kauai County. Marker is on Lawai Road south of the traffic circle on Poipu Road (Hawaii Route 520), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Koloa HI 96756, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hanaka‘ape Bay & Kōloa Landing (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pā‘ū a Laka (Moir Gardens) (approx. one mile away); Hapa Road (approx. 1.1 miles away); Kihāhouna Heiau (approx. 1.2 miles away); Spouting Horn Park (approx. 1.3 miles away); Po‘ipū Beach Park (approx. 1.4 miles away); Kōloa Missionary Church (approx. 1½ miles away); Pu‘uwanawana Volcanic Cone (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poipu.
 
Related marker.
Prince Kūhiō Birthplace & Park and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 12, 2008
2. Prince Kūhiō Birthplace & Park and Marker
Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. It is the first of the Kōloa Heritage Trail markers, and has a link to a list of all Kōloa Heritage Trail markers.
 
Also see . . .  Jonah Kūhiō Kalaniana‘ole. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on October 21, 2008.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Prince Kūhiō Birthplace Monument image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 12, 2008
3. Prince Kūhiō Birthplace Monument
Smaller monument in the foreground has a brass plaque that reads "In honor of all dedicated members of Chapter 3, 'Kaumaualii' 2001." and the seal of the Royal Order of Kamehameha (1902–1918), Kaumauli'i Chapter.
Prince Kūhiō Birthplace Monument image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 12, 2008
4. Prince Kūhiō Birthplace Monument
Plaque reads "In memory of Ke Alii A Na Makaainana Johan Kuhio Kalanianaole, Delegate to Congress 1902–1922. March 26, 1871– January 7, 1922. Makua Aina Hoopulapula."
Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalaniana‘ole (1871–1922) image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, October 12, 2008
5. Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalaniana‘ole (1871–1922)
1928 bronze bust and lava rock monument by Julius Rosenstein.
Rear of: Prince Kūhiō Birthplace & Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 23, 2013
6. Rear of: Prince Kūhiō Birthplace & Park Marker
View is looking south towards ocean.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,146 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 21, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   6. submitted on June 7, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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