Kamehameha the Great, conquered the Hawaiian Islands and formally established the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi in 1810. Kamehameha's full Hawaiian name is Kalani Paiʻea Wohi o Kaleikini Kealiʻikui Kamehameha o ʻIolani i Kaiwikapu kaui Ka Liholiho Kūnuiākea.
Lei Niho Palaoa Date: mid-19th century Culture: Hawaiian Medium: hair, ivory, gold, fiber Dimensions: Length: 10 3/8 x 5 3/4 x 2 in. (26.4 x 14.6 x 5.1 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Muriel Kallis Newman, 2008 Accession Number: 2008.190.292
The Helpful Hawaiian's Word of the Week: Luau
learn to draw and speak Hawaiian
Makes me think of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation!! Via The Helpful Hawaiian's Phrase of the Week: Hau'oli La Ho'omakika'i