Foundation fights auction by so-called Hawaiian princess

  • FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2019 file photo, Native Hawaiian heiress Abigail Kawananakoa poses outside a Honolulu courthouse. A foundation working to ensure that Kawananakoa’s fortune goes toward benefiting Native Hawaiian causes now wants to stop an auction of items belonging to the heiress some consider a princess. Attorneys for the foundation are asking a judge to stop the auction before a conservator to handle Kawananakoa’s finances is named.(AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher,File)

HONOLULU — A foundation working to ensure a 94-year-old woman’s fortune goes to benefiting Native Hawaiian causes now wants to stop an auction of items belonging to the heiress some consider a princess.