Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa
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Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa

Heiress + Preservationist + Descendent of the House of Kawānanakoa
Female
Born Apr 23, 1926

Princess Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike III Kawānanakoa was the only child of Princess Lydia Liliuokalani Kawānanakoa born during her marriage with William Jeremiah Ellerbrock. According to some she became the head of the House of Kawānanakoa upon the death of her mother who succeeded her older brother Edward D. Kawānanakoa on May 20, 1953 while some believe it was her elder sister Princess Abigail Kapiolani Kawānanakoa. The House of Kawānanakoa had split into two by 1953.… Read More

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  • Hawaiian Crown Jewels And Victoriana At 'iolani Palace San Francisco Chronicle (Blog)
    Google News - Apr 30, 2011
  • The Reward 'is Actually Being Together' Maui News
    Google News - Apr 24, 2011
  • Palace Of The Last Hawaiian King
    NYTimes - Nov 23, 1986
  • Royal Hawaiian: Waikiki As It Was
    NYTimes - Feb 20, 1983

Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa.

CHILDHOOD

1926 Birth Born on April 23, 1926.

TWENTIES

1953 27 Years Old 1 More Event
According to some she became the head of the House of Kawānanakoa upon the death of her mother who succeeded her older brother David Kalākaua Kawānanakoa on May 20, 1953, while some believe it was her elder sister Princess Abigail Kapiolani Kawānanakoa.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1992 66 Years Old …  In June 1992, Kawānanakoa pleaded with activists to hold further sovereignty demonstrations away from the palace after 32 demonstrators attempted to enter the building.
1993 67 Years Old She is an expert horsewoman and owner of ranches in Hawaii, California and Washington State. A 20-year cumulative breeder of AQHA quarter horses, her horses’ many victories include the 1993 All American Futurity (G1) with A Classic Dash and the 1995 Los Alamitos Million Futurity (G1, now the Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity) with Evening Snow. … Read More
1998 72 Years Old In 1998, Life magazine published a photograph of her sitting on one of the fragile, 115-year-old thrones at Iolani Palace, causing controversy among the Hawaiian and historical communities. … Read More
2007 81 Years Old …  When the estate was converted into a corporation in 2007, her share was estimated to be about US$250 million.
2010 84 Years Old Historic Hawai‘i Foundation honored Princess Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa as the “2010 Kama‘āina of the Year” on November 6th, 2010. … Read More
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