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Princess Ka段ulani: Hope of a Nation, Heart of a People
On March 1, 1893, Princess Ka’iulani, the 17-year-

 
Our Price: $14.00
By Sharon Linnea (au)
Year: 1999
Pages: 234
Binding Paperback
ISBN 0-8028-5088-X

Product Code: 142236464X

Description
 
On March 1, 1893, Princess Ka段ulani, the 17-year-old crown princess of Hawai段, stepped onto the pier at New York City. She knew that, in many ways, she stood at a crossroads in history. In 1893, a group of U.S. businessmen were trying to take away her island kingdom by annexing it as a U.S. territory. Fully aware of the significance of her visit, she prayed that she could help persuade the American government to return her beautiful islands to the Hawaiian people. This rich pictorial biography tells the fascinating -- & little known -- story of Princess Ka段ulani痴 life & courageous fight for Hawaiian independence. Using many newly translated journals & letters, The author introduces young readers to the most beloved figure in Hawaiian history. Illustrations.

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