John Owen Dominis (March 10, 1832–August 27, 1891) was an American-born statesman. He became Prince Consort of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi upon his marriage to the last reigning monarch, Queen Liliʻuokalani. The Queen was overthrown by the Committee of Safety, a group organized by American and European businessmen who sought to promote western interests in the region.
Queen Lili’uokalani, the last reigning monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii. She became queen of Hawaii in 1891 after her brother died. Lili'uokalani was also a prolific writer and wrote over 160 poetic melodies and chants. Her song, “Aloha Oe,” became one of Hawaii’s National Anthems. She tried to protect her people from an American take over but was arrested and deposed.