Queen Liliuokalani's Birthday
September 2, 1838
Events in Hawaii celebrating the birthday
of Queen Liliuokalani and events honoring her
achievements and perpetuating her memory.
Queen Liliuokalani was born on September 2, 1838 and she died
at age 79 on November 11, 1917.
Oahu Events Honoring Queen Liliuokalani
Queen Liliuokalani's Birthday Celebration
Annual event at the Iolani Palace in Downtown Honolulu,
honoring the memory and celebrating the birthday
of Hawaii's Queen Liliuokalani. The 2009 Queen Liliuokalani
birthday celebration will take place on Sunday, September 6, 2009,
from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is free and there
will be hula performances, food booths, and live entertainment
by Kawika Trask and Friends, and Jerry Santos and Haunani Apoliona of
Olomana. There will also be a worship service led by a group of ministers
from several different faiths.
fore more information see the Hawaii Ponoi Web site
or call 808-224-8068.
Queen Liliuokalani Alii Sunday
Every year, on a Sunday near the anniversary of the
birthday of Queen Liliuokalani, there
is a special Sunday service at the historic Kawaiahao Church
in Downtown Honolulu, honoring the The Queen's memory .
The 2009 Queen Liliuokalani Alii Sunday will take place
at the Kawaiahao Church on Sunday, August, 30, 2009.
Oahu Liliuokalani's Birthday Events on September 2
-Queen Liliuokalani Statue Lei Draping Ceremony
(State Capitol Grounds)
Atooi's Queen Liliuokalani's 2009 Jubilee
Hawaii Island Events Honoring Queen Liliuokalani
Hilo Queen Liliuokalani Festival
Annual festival celebrating the anniversary of the
birth of Hawaii's Queen Liliuokalani held every September
at Queen Liliuokalani Park in Hilo Town on the east side of Hawaii Island.
The 2009 Queen Liliuokalani Festival of Hilo will take place
on September 27, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The festival
is one of the events in the 2009 Hawaii Island Festival.
Queen Liliuokalani Canoe Race
Annual long-distance canoe race on the Kona Coast of
Hawaii Island that includes Kailua Bay, Keauhou Bay,
Kealakekua Bay, and Honaunau Bay in its 18 mile course.
The event usually lasts two days, with separate 18 mile
races for men and women on Saturday and 5 mile races on Sunday
for mixed crews, double-hulls, children, and teens.
The 38th Annual Queen Liliuokalani Canoe Race was
sponsored by the Kai Opua Canoe Club and it took
place on Saturday and Sunday, September 5-6, 2009.
Visit Queen Liliuokalani Historic and Memorial Sites
Queen Liliuokalani Statue
There is a bronze statue of Queen Liliuokalani on the grounds
of the Hawaii State Capitol Building at 415 South Beretania Street
in Downtown Honolulu on the island of Oahu.
This historic building at 320 South Beretania Street in Downtown
Honolulu was built by the father of Queen Liliuokalani's husband
and it became her home when she married. The Queen was arrested
inside Washington Place before she was deposed.
She died in one of the downstairs bedrooms in 1917.
Queen Liliuokalani was held prisoner in the Iolani Palace in the
late 1890's after a group of Hawaiian royalists attempted to
restore her to the thrown. The Queen was convicted of having
knowledge of their plan and she was imprisoned in an upstairs
bedroom of the Iolani Palace.
Liliuokalani Park and Gardens in Hilo
On the east side of the Big Island of Hawaii,
on Hilo Bay in Hilo Town, there is a beautiful park
and Japanese garden named in honor of Queen Liliuokalani.
Other Ideas for Celebrating Queen Liliuokalani's Birthday
Read A Book About Queen Liliuokalani
Betrayal of Liliuokalani: Last Queen of Hawaii
Hawaii's Story by Hawaii's Queen
Hawaii's Story by Hawaii's Queen (Kindle)
The Queen's Songbook
(OpenLibrary.com - hard to find)
Watch a Video About Queen Liliuokalani
American Experience: Hawaii's Last Queen
Introduction to the Above Video
Listen to a Songs Written by Queen Liliuokalani
To Honor a Queen: The Music of Liliuokalani (Ozzie Kotani)
Other September Events in Hawaii
About Queen Lydia Liliuokalani
Events in Hawaii - Main Menu
Islands of Hawaii
Hawaii for Visitors
Elsewhere on the Web
Queen Liliuokalani Trust
Queen Liliuokalani Children's Center