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King Kamehameha I statue is restored in time for draping of lei

  • Video by Nina Wu / nwu@staradvertiser.com

    In anticipation of holiday observances, the King Kamehameha I statue was draped with colorful plumeria lei at a special ceremony Friday afternoon in downtown Honolulu.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Belinda Bea of O Kinau Ma from Tahiti waited with her group to sing at the King Kamehameha lei draping ceremony on Friday. O Kinau Ma are the Tahitian ancestors of King Kamehameha.

Just in time for King Kamehameha Day, the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts announced the completion of conservation work on the bronze statue of the Hawaiian monarch fronting Aliiolani Hale in Honolulu. Read more

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