Saturday, September 02, 2023
Today is the birthday of Queen Liliuokalani, September 2, 1838
by Larry Geller
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Hawaii's story by Hawaii's queen, Liliuokalani, here.
Queen Liliʻuokalani[liˌliʔuokəˈlɐni]; Lydia Liliʻu Loloku Walania Kamakaʻeha; September 2, 1838 – November 11, 1917) was the only queen regnant and the last sovereign monarch of the Hawaiian Kingdom, ruling from January 29, 1891, until the overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom on January 17, 1893. The composer of "Aloha ʻOe" and numerous other works, she wrote her autobiography Hawaiʻi's Story by Hawaiʻi's Queen during her imprisonment following the overthrow.