Hawaii's Last Queen

SUBHEAD: "Hawaii's Last Queen" - Free Movie Showing May 31 in Kapaa. 

By Raymond Catania on 10 May 2009 in Island Breath  

Image above: Detail from portrait of Queen Liliuokalani at Iolani Palace in Honolulu. From http://www.iolanipalace.org/history/queen.html  

"Hawaii's Last Queen": There will be a free showing of the documentary. After the movie, there will be a Talk Story Session, where people can freely express their opinions. The story of Hawaiian Queen Lili'uokalani, and the intrigues and events that led to her loss of sovereignty.

Along with her native people, she struggled against colonial forces to save the island nation, only to be forced from her throne by powerful plantation owners and business leaders backed by U.S. Marines. Produced for PBS's THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE series.

Sunday, May 31st, 2009, at 7 pm  

Kapaa Neighborhood Center Auditorium  


For more information please call 634-0469 or contact ben@manaoha.org

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