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SMITHSONIAN / AP A watercolor painting by Richard Rogers, shipwreck chaser, contains historical and archaeological information on the ship belonging to King Kamehameha II, or Liholiho, the second king of Hawaii. The ship sank off the coast of Kauai in 1824.
SMITHSONIAN / AP A sampling of Hawaiian artifacts, at left, found in the wreckage of Liholiho’s ship include a royal pu, or conch horn, center. Around it are ulu maika game stones, pounders, canoe breakers and a stone rubber.
SMITHSONIAN / AP Above, a cupid furniture mount in the Empire style, originally gilded.
SMITHSONIAN / AP Above, a diagram of the wreckage of the stern of the ship.