‘Onipa’a 2014

8th Annual ‘Onipa’a Celebration
Celebrate the 176th birthday of Queen Lili‘uokalani

Sunday, August 31, 2014
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. – ‘Iolani Palace Grounds

Tribute to Lili‘uokalani through chant at 3:30pm
Admission to ‘Iolani Palace is FREE for this special one-day event

Music – Hula – Food – Crafts – Exhibits – Cultural Demonstrations

Sponsored in part by:

  • Hawai’i Pono’i Coalition
  • Office of Hawaiian Affairs
  • Kamehameha Schools
  • ‘Iolani Palace
  • Hawai’i Tourism Authority
  • Queen Lili’uokalani Children’s Center
  • Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce

2013 ‘Onipa‘a Celebration by The M. Nonaka Gallery

Mai Poina – Trial of The Queen 2013

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.

Reservations recommended. Reserve a space online at www.hawaiiponoi.infoafter Monday, September 9th, or for further information, call 534-8880.

‘Onipa‘a 2013 Celebrates Queen Lili‘uokalani’s 175th Birthday

Photos from this year’s ‘Onipa’a Celebration by Blaine Fergerstrom:

View Blaine’s ‘Onipa‘a photos in a high-resolution gallery on Flickr.