Ka Lei Maile Ali'i: The Queen's Women

Oct 17, 2013, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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A reenactment of a meeting between the Hui Aloha 'Aina o Nawahine (the Women's branch of the Hawaiian Patriotic League) that occurred in September 1897, opposing the Treaty of Annexation of Hawaii to the United States.


Ka Lei Maile Ali'i: The Queen's Women is a reenactment of a meeting between the Hui Aloha 'Aina o Nawahine (the Women's branch of the Hawaiian Patriotic League) that occurred in September 1897, opposing the Treaty of Annexation of Hawaii to the United States. Following this event, supporters of Queen Lili'uokalani to reinstate the Queen and maintain Hawaiian independence. After the U.S. declared war on Spain, however, a joint Resoution of Congress was introduced to occupy Hawai'i for purposes of prosecuting the Spanish-American War in the Pacific. The local Ka Lei Maile Ali'i group, under the auspices of Ke Kukui Foundation of Vancouver, Wash., will perform a reenactment of the story of this event. The performance is free and open and everyone is invited and encouraged to attend. Sponsored by Na Haumana O Hawai'i and the Center for Peace & Spirituality.


Posted by Dave Boersema (boersema@pacificu.edu) on Aug 26, 2013 at 9:35 AM

Edited by Jenni Luckett (jluckett@pacificu.edu) on Aug 26, 2013 at 10:38 AM

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