Mai Poina – The Trial of The Queen
October 17 – 20 and 24 – 27
The King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center in historic Ali‘iölani Hale
(Makai of ‘Iolani Palace)
The program consists of a living history performance of the 1895 trial of Queen Lili‘uokalani for misprision of treason, and followed by a discussion of the current implications of this event led by noted Hawaiian scholars and community leaders. All participants will receive a viewer’s guide that supplies a historical timeline, essays by Hawai‘i history and legal scholars, primary sources in Hawaiian with translations, and archival photographs from the period.
- Thursday through Saturday, October 17th, 18th, and 19th at 7:00 p.m.
- Thursday through Saturday, October 24th, 25th, and 26th at 7:00 p.m.
- Sundays, October 20th and 27th at 2:00 p.m.
Admission is free, but seating is limited in the Courtroom.