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Free Lecture by BJ Allen – Kamehameha Day Parade: Then & Now

The Daughters of Hawai’i are at it again! This Thursday, May 7th from 4pm-6pm, will be a lecture by BJ Allen in Emmalani Hale on the Queen Emma Summer Palace grounds. As daughter of chairperson Keahi Allen, BJ has an insider’s insight of a long time administrator and enthusiastic proponent of the King Kamehameha Celebration Commission. This lecture is free and open to the public. (Free but limited parking will be available on the premises.)

Queen Emma Summer Palace or Hānaiakamalama was built in 1848. Queen Emma inherited the home from her uncle, John Young II.

Queen Emma Summer Palace or Hānaiakamalama was built in 1848. Queen Emma inherited the home from her uncle, John Young II.

Hulihe‘e Palace built by High Chief "John Adams" Kuakini in 1838, Kailua, Kona.

Hulihe‘e Palace built by High Chief “John Adams” Kuakini in 1838, Kailua, Kona

Who Are the Daughters of Hawaii?

The continuing mission of the Daughters of Hawai’i is to preserve the Hawaiian culture. They do so by organizing huaka‘i, offering programs and inviting speakers to talk at Queen Emma Summer Palace and Hulihe‘e Palace on topics about Hawaiian culture, language, and history. ‘Imi Na‘auao programs are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated. The Daughters host a variety of events, which can be found on their website calendar.

How You Can Help

To help preserve Hawaiian culture and language, as well as two of its royal palaces, join or gift a membership today! Memberships are just $40/year.

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