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King David Kalakaua

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King David Kalakaua

  • Birth 16 Nov 1836 Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
  • Death 20 Jan 1891 San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
  • Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
  • Memorial ID 10954

King of Hawaii (1874-1891). Royal prince was elected King by the Hawaii legislature. Brother of Queen Liliuokalani. Husband of Queen Kapiolani. "The Merry Monarch" was a patron of the arts, encouraged the resurgence of Hawaiian dance and customs that had earlier been prohibited by missionaries. Forced to grant U.S. Navy the rights to Pearl Harbor.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 14 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10954
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for King David Kalakaua (16 Nov 1836–20 Jan 1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10954, citing Royal Mausoleum, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .