Kamehameha III feted

  • Anela Kai from Halau Maunalei dances Friday during the birthday celebration for Kamehameha III at Keauhou Bay.
  • Kahaka‘io Ravenscraft of the Royal Order of Kamehameha presents hookupu to Daughters of Hawaii fourth Vice-Regent Manu Powers on Friday during the birthday celebration for Kamehameha III at Keauhou Bay.
  • Halau Ka‘eaikahelelani Kauikeaouli Kuleana dance Friday at Keauhou Bay during a celebration of the anniversary of the birth of Kamehameha III. The Daughters of Hawaii honored the king with a birthday celebration at the sight of his birth with song, hula, chants and hookupu. The Daughters of Hawaii own the parcel of land where Kamehameha III was born and have celebrated the anniversary of the monarch’s birth since 1973.

Photos by LAURA RUMINSKI/West Hawaii Today.

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