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Kamehameha II cloak among items destroyed in Brazil museum fire

  • MUSEU NACIONAL BRASIL VIA AP

    An Owyhee cloak and lei, at the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro. Dom Pedro I received the lei and cloak from King Kamehameha II in 1824.. Owyhee is an early spelling of Hawaii.

Among the priceless relics destroyed in the fire at Brazil’s 200-year-old National Museum on Sunday was the cloak of Kamehameha II, also known as King Liholiho. Read more

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