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Memories of Iolani Palace predate familiar structure

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COURTESY HAWAII STATE ARCHIVE

John Papa I‘i, around 1850, was an adviser to Kamehameha III, IV and V.

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King Kamehameha III, center, with wife Queen Kalama, far left, and their children Kamehameha IV, left, Kamehameha V and Victoria Kamamalu.

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The original Iolani Palace, photographed in about 1850. It was built in 1843 on the site of the current palace. Ellen Armstrong Weaver described visiting the palace as a young girl with her father in about 1850.