Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa

Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa

Heiress + Preservationist + Descendent of the House of Kawānanakoa
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
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  • Palace Of The Last Hawaiian King
    NYTimes - Nov 23, 1986
  • Royal Hawaiian: Waikiki As It Was
    NYTimes - Feb 20, 1983


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


1926 Birth Born on April 23, 1926.


1971 45 Years Old She was the president of the Friends of ʻIolani Palace from 1971 to 1998, succeeding her mother, who founded the organization. … 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. … Read More
2013 87 Years Old The request was approved by the State Land Board in April 26, 2013, but the decision has become controversial in the Hawaiian community.
2016 90 Years Old …  Due to her support of the equine medicine program at Colorado State University, on May 13, 2016, she was awarded an honorary degree.
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