Tag: Prince Kuhio Holiday

Prince Jonah Kuhio: Hawaii’s royal “Renaissance man”

Hawaii celebrates Prince Jonah Kuhio Day to mark his birth on March 26, 1871. It is one of three State holidays in Hawaii honoring two of Hawaii’s most beloved figures (King Kamehameha the Great is the other) and momentous statehood that followed Hawaii’s territorial status after the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy in 1893. While […]

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Why Does Hawaii Celebrate Prince Kuhio Day?

Prince Kuhio Day is a state holiday in Hawaii, but do you know why this person is so important and why the holiday exists? Let’s talk all about this fascinating historical figure and the many ways he influenced modern-day Hawaii.  Who Was Prince Kuhio Prince Kuhio is most famous for spearheading the Hawaiian Homes Commission […]

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