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Emma : Hawaiʻiʼs remarkable queen : a biography

Author: George S Kanahele
Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii : Queen Emma Foundation, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In her reign as queen, Emma both helped Kamehameha IV prevent the extinction of the Hawaiian people during the end of colonial rule and dedicated much of her philanthropic efforts to Hawai'i's education and health care.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kanahele, George S.
Emma.
Honolulu, Hawaii : Queen Emma Foundation, ©1999
(OCoLC)607350557
Named Person: Emma, Queen consort of Kamehameha IV King of the Hawaiian Islands; Emma, Queen consort of Kamehameha IV King of the Hawaiian Islands
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George S Kanahele
ISBN: 082482234X 9780824822347 0824822404 9780824822408
OCLC Number: 40890919
Description: xxiv, 441 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The beginnings --
Ulu ke keiki, the child grows --
Ka ʻike o ke keiki, the child learns --
Growing up --
Courtship and marriage --
The new life at court --
The birth of an heir --
The Queen's hospital --
The Neilson ordeal --
The flight of the Heavenly Chief --
Establishment of the Anglican Church in Hawaiʻi --
Celebrations amidst the sick --
Oh, my husband --
New love, old grief --
Travels abroad --
The Anglican visionary --
Lāwaʻi adventures --
The battles of succession --
The Queen's party --
Rifts and conspiracies --
No seclusion --
The last flight --
The legacy. South Seas Cruise.
Responsibility: by George S. Kanahele.

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The definitive biography of one of the most beloved and influential women in Hawaiian history. Her enduring legacy includes renowned institutions that thrive in Hawai'i today: The Queen's Medical  Read more...

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