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An infographic about Queen Lili'uokalani

Queen Lili'uokalani Race

Queen Lili'uokalani the last ruler of Hawaii She gave up her crown so her people could live.

Kanaiolowalu: An Infographic about Hawaii's last monarch, Queen Lili'uokalani

Lili'uokalani, before she became Hawaii's last queen, in a portrait from the 1870s.

lili'uokalani - last queen of hawaii

Queen Lili'uokalani - check this out from our friends at NWHP. We actually have a Queen Lili'uokalani costume on our drawing board. Didn't quite finish it this year but hope to get to it next year!

Lili'uokalani (1838-1917) Queen of the Kingdom of Hawaii

The last Queen of Hawaii - 1891- 1893 / Lili Uokalani

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.

John Soper, commander of provisional government orces, disarms Queen Lili'uokalani's soldiers at 'Iolani Barracks. The monarchy was overthrown on Jan. 17, 1893.