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HONOLULU STAB-BULLETIN,' MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, Mil
HAWAIIAN SOCIETIES ESCORT DODYS
FROM PALACE TO ROYAL f.lAUSOLEUf.l
Many Descendants of Those of High Rank Under Monarchy, in
Line Blood of Chiefs and Chief esses Represented in the
Hawaiian Women Form Impressivt t Pari WMFuheraUtccessio.
Funeral Cortege ! ;
QUEEN LILIUOKALANI reposes la her vault, but the memory of her
last of the Ions line of island monarchs, will never die in the hearts '
of the.hundreds of members of Hawaiian societies who paid her silent
and final tribute Sunday as they marched in the impressive procession to'
the royal mausoleum.
The long section of the procession
which was made up of the society
members was a typical Hawaiian one.
and among the marchers were many
M-Krt n-s nf rnvalK' thpTttplVPR the
old Hawaiian royalty. Many of them
' had been retainers in royal house
holds in the olden days. Others were
- sons and daughters of chiefs and
chlefesses and retainers.
They marched with solemn tread,
some with heads bowed, some weep-
j rnr ' Tha ViMirho f till AIIBr Ha.
wailans apparently were tar away
" from tli e great crowds that lined the
' streets; centered, perhaps, on the stil
form .of their beloved ruler, menu
7 and adviser whose remains were be
ing drawn to their last resting place
Great kahilis waved in the breeze.
ber line of marchers as the red and
yellow cloaks and helmets came Into
' view. The day was warm, and the
road to the mausoleum long, yet there
was not a faltering step. Every mar
cher walked erect, a symbol of that
old-time devotion that has not died
. despite the changes the years have
Spectacular in Color and Costume
Impressively solemn, yet spectacular
in color and costume, was that sec-
marched the Sons and Daughters of
- Warriors, a Hawaiian society whose
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- Alii of the chiefs, chlefesses, kings,
princes and the sturdy warrior class.
- under the direction of Mrs. Walter
Macfarlane, president of the Daugh
ters or Warriors and a high chieress.
Nearly 100 persons marched in this
Eection, all in costumes symbolic of
1 the days of the Kamehamehas when
the land was ruled by kings and when
the -Alii flourished. Every marcher
was the descendant of some line of
loyalty, and their costumes denoted
the several ranks. The section was a
veritable riot of color, the maroon,
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and helmets blending with the many
colored kahilis and feather ornaments.
A majority of the women wore black
holokus with feather cape3 draped
about their shoulders. Ancient spears
which have been treasured for years,
gave an air of dignity to the section.
Queen's Motto Is Remembered
In the lead was Mrs. Manuel Reis, a
venerable Hawaiian lady of royal
parentage. Following her were melt,
women and children of high birth
and breeding, each wearing a small
ribbon with the inscription "Oni Paa,"
which means "Be Steadfast." The sec
tion was divided into groups each rep
resenting the different islands of Ha
waii. Many of these who marched
were descendants of warriors who had
fought in the battles of the Kame
- hamehas. Each woman represented a
warrior of old, while the men repre
sented the Alii, or chiefs and princes
and royal retainers. Mrs. Macfarlane
led the Oahu group and Mrs. Niaukea
that representing Lanai. Mrs. Niau
kea is a high chiefess. Tour little girl
represented the people of Lanai and
one little youngster was styled. "Kaa
lulaau," or "the mischief boy of La
nai," who would do away with any evil
spirits which might prevail.
Famous King Portrayed
King Liloa of Waipio, famous in Ha-
waiian mstory, was portrayed oy
Joseph Kaalele, who was resplendent
in cloak and helmet. Mr. Kaalele is
said to be a direct descendant of this
famous Hawaiian Alii. The island of
cinth, a comely young woman who
marched between two retainers bear
ing the sacred tabu sticks. Mrs. Reis
"was also in the Oahu group. The
Kauai group was led by A. K. Aki, who
represented the king of that island.
Just before the coffin containing
tie, remains of the Queen were re
moved from the throne room . and
placed on the catafalque, wailing was
heard in the ranks of the Sons and
Daughters of Warriors, the weird
chant being taken up by a group ,of
venarahla Hawaiian wnmpn fnrmpr rp.
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tainers of royalty, who were standing
near the entrance of the grounds.
Many of the men and women of the
different societies were weeping as
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tne COinii was ueiag pxn;eu ou iuc
Part Effectively Carried Out
It was with striking precision that
the Sons and Daughters of Warriors
took their part in the procession, and
yesterday may have been the last time
that- Honolulans will view as spectac
ular a pageant as that presented by
More than an hour before the pro
cession started the various Hawaiian
tnMHps nreflnizatinns mmnnaprl of
both men and women, formed in tha
, nalace crounds. Not all the organiza
tions were in line Sunday.
Kaahumanu Society in Line
One of the oldest of the women's
organizations which marched w as the
Kaahumanu society of which Miss
Lucy Peabody Is -president. About 3i)
members were in line. Each wore a
black boloku and yellow feather lei,
-t fMm tli hTiio nrul pnlrt mhlem
of the organization. Among the . of-
n-hn marrhfid WPrA Mrs T.nhf-
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lahl Webb, secretary;. Mrs. J. Uluna
hele. vice-president; Mrs. Lydia Aholo,
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Dwight,"auJ r The members or the
Jlui Kokua Hookuonoono o na Wa
Uine 01 wi Hawaii were dressed in
white and wore yellow lels. Including
the men's ; organization, this society
,a 0!riv 100 . in line. Mrs. Samuel
ia vn Trnraen s section.
Lai Sends Delegation . - ; ;
jale this island, sent a large dele
titioa' to 'attend the funeral proces
sion, and the L. D. S. Hul Manawalea
o na vvahine, a woman's organization,;
had about 100 in line. The women
wore white dresses and leis. Mrs. L.
K. Kanae led this section. V I
Henry Williams led the members of
Hawaiian Chapter No. 1, Order of Ka
mehameha, which followed the cata
falque. The members were in full
dress and wore the yellow and red
capes symbolic of their order. There
were 35 in line. Including former
Mayor John C. Lane, Senator Stephen
Lu Desha, and Benjamin Kahalepuna,
circuit court clerk.
Mrs. L. C. Kealoha led the Koahele
lani, a women's organization bearing
the name of a royal chiefess. There
were seven women in line clad in the
royal purple and. wearing yellow feath
er lei3. The members of the Hui Ko
kua Hookuonoono o na Oiwl Hawaii, a
men's society, were clad in white uni
forms and caps. About 50 were in
line. This section was led by Sam
Dwlght. Louis K. Makanani was in
charge of the children's branch of the
Latter Day Saints society. This sec
tion was composed of girls and boys
dressed in white. Twenty-five : girls
members of the Kamehameha Alum
nae association, were led by Miss
iomi Keloa. They wore white
Twelve women in white and - black,
with feather capes, represented the
Kahaleonalii, or "House of the Kings,
a Hawaiian society. Thirty-five mem
bers of the Kalama Society were in
line, led by Mrs. Hattie Peck. They
were dressed in black and wore the
society emblem of blue and gold.
More than 50 members of the Hui
K.kua Ame were in line near the
head of the procession, attired In the
red shirts which have long been the
symbol of their organization.
More Than 15C0 Society Members
Probably more than 1500 members of
different Hawaiian societies were in
line and the part they played in the
great procession was impressive in
the extreme. Many of the members
were personal friends of the late
queen, some probably distantly re
lated to her, and many little verbal
tributes were paid to the beloved
woman as the organizations awaited
their turn to fall into line. The late
queen was not a member of any of the
societies in line, it was stated to an
Inquirer. She had been asked to join
one or two on several occasions, but
had been found too' til to respond; it
was explained.. But the interest the
queen took in these organizations was
always keen; she was a true friend to
all; of them and often their; advisor.
And so, with bowed heads, and some
in tears, the members marched
through the streets of Honolulu, pay
ing their final tribute to Liliuokalani,
last of the Hawaiian mocarchs.
Many indeed were the comments
upon the dignity and impressive de
meanor of the Hawaiian societies and
upon the appropriate part they played
Id the funeral ceremonies.
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from that day.
Led by Scoutmaster J. P. Morgan,
33 members of Troop V marched
fourth in line. The troop was head
ed by a color-bearer carrying the silk
Hawaiian flag which had been present
ed by the queen. A. bit of crepe was
tied around the silken folds. The orig
inal members of Troop V who Were
scouts when the queen named them
"her own," were in the troop yester
day. They were Rudolph Duncan,
Charles Copp, Leo De Roo, Nelson Rob
inson; Walter Akana, Norman Taylor,
Victor Boyd, Henry Thompson, Charles
Akana and James' Holstein. Passed
scoutmasters of the troop are James
A. Wilder, Harry S. Hay ward and Ed
Throughout the funeral hours, the
Boy Scouts were stationed along the
line of march, assisting the police and
military in keeping the crowds order
ly. Each scout carried a small cap
sule .to be used in case of fainting
by any of the spectators, and each
one was ready with first-aid treat
ment in case of, an accident.
Scout Robert Maconnel and Scout
Gay Harris were detailed as aides to
Major Green, and these boys assisted
the officer in doing messenger work
throughout the day. ' ,
Troop I,' under the command of
Scoutmaster George C. Potter, was sta
tioned along the line of march to ren
der first-aid treatment, and to supply
ice waUr to those desiring it. Troops
IX and X aided the police in directing
the parking of ,: autos- at the Capitol,
cemetery and along the line of march.
Scoutmaster, C S. Crane was In com
mand of these scouts. , t . . ;
Troop .VI, commanded by Scoutmas
ter R: K. Thomas, guarded the mauso
leum, v The remaining troops of Boy
Scoots aided the police in - watching
the crowdsaadj seeing that, no one
overstepped the police, lines. r
During the morning, ' J ust after the
artillerj men had; wheeled -t" the field
pieces rnto. position beside the Capitol
building, preparatory -to- firing the
twenty-one gruns, crowds of ... Boy
Scouts gathered! about the guns and
were greatly interested in the stories
the regulars had to tell of them. The
artillerymen were eager to teach the
In the photographs reproduced here
with are the members of some of the
women's societies which -marched
yesterday in the funeral procession of
the late Queen Liliuokalani. Above, at
the left, are members of the Kaohele
lani society. At the right, top, are
members of the Latter Day Saints wo
men's organization. In the center, left,
are members of the Kaahumanu society
marching through the streets, and at
the right is a section .of members of
Sons and Daughters of Warriors,
many of whom are in costume. At the
bottom are members of the L. D. S.
Hul Manawalea o na Wahine. Star-
boys the uses of the big guns, and told
many incidents relative to their use in
Every scout in Honolulu was in uni
brm, and each one was living right
up to their big motto, "Be Prepared."
The scouts were ready for every con
tingency, and were prompt in, carrying
out every order. Their, bearing and
manliness impressed the spectators,
who were willing and prompt to recog
nize them and their authority.
Many members of the royal families
had attended , St. Andrew's Priory in
the past, and Sunday morning 78
young, ladies of the -school marched
in line in the funeral procession. They
were under .the direction of Miss
Carolyn Dickerman and Miss Mar
garet Jensen, the latter being a gradu
ate of the school - ' " "
This" school was founded about ' 50
years ago, and members of the school
have attended all of the royal funerals
since that time. The young , ladies
wore the white veils used in the re
ligious services at the cathedral.
The late Queen Liliuokalani often
attended the graduation exercises held
at the school, and being a member of
the church, took an active Interest In
the progress of the institution;
Queen Emma was also a very good
friend of the school. Miss Mary Na
hoelelua, a student In the , school, is
the daughter of a former governor of
one of the islands.
Twenty members of the group were
In the chorus Sunday morning. The
chorus also sang at Kawaiahao
church Saturday evening when the re
mains of the late Queen Liliuokalani
were brought to the Capitol. Members
of tne chorus from the school were: 1
Mesdames Leopold Kroll, John
Dominis. Adolph Kroll, and the Misses
Anna Lindsay, Gretchen Luce, Anita
Meyer, Susan van Glesen, Mary Harrl-i
son, Mary Kea, Stella Puanla, Helen
Zeller, Margaret McCubbin, Lucy Se
ong, Mania Kaluakina, Nellie Rich
ardson, Carrie ' Napacpae, Emma Pol
lock, Virgie Alossman, Doris Mossman,
and Gallc Richardson.. -
When Queen Liliuokalani was bur
ied Sunday in 'the Royal Mausoleum
grounds the casket containing .her re-S
maina was : the second . to he placed 1
airecuy in tne vault tne ouier'seyeu
teeri scions ol royalty now. resting in
the same, sepulcher having .been - first
buried in the Royal Mausoleum proper
and later removed from the crypt to
the vault beneath the Kalakaua shaft
memorial. The removal of the seven
teen ' others took . place on June - 21.
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IN ROYAL VAULT
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1910, the ceremony having been at
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kalanl herself. Those "removed rfr6mTtr6ther or Kinlr KSiaki
the little chureff at rthaWmiB Totfie
vault were: . ' '
Kapaakea, lather of King Kalakaua,
died Nov. 13, 1866.
Keohokalole, mother of King Kala
kaua, died April 6, 1869. . V
Kaiminiaawao, sister of King Kala
kaua, died Nov. 19, 1848.
Governor John O. Dominis and hus
band of Queen Liliuokalani, died Aug.
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Scenes at the Capitol Sunday morning. Above the poolas or waterfront men waiting to taxe yp tne, rope. a"lrr
Robert Parki. Wafoa. orand marshal of the day.' is on the horse at the right, f Belqw-detachment of Japanese sailors from the eruiaer ToKiwa,
sent In honor of Queen Liliuokalani,
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aua, died April
' Princess ; L'Ikelike;; sister of 'King
Kalakaua and wife of A. S. Cleghorn
and mother of Princess Kalulani, died
Feb. 2, 1887.
Princess Kalulani, niece of King
Kalakaua,' died March 6, 1899.
Naihe and others, .the casket con
taining the remains of King Kala
kaua's grandfather and great grand
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who had been decorated by the Jaoanese emperor.
father and High Chief KailimaikaL
brother of Kamehameha. t,
' Princes? Poomaikalani. sister fOl
QueenKapiolani; died. Oct. 2J.895.n -.
princess Kkaullke, sister of Queen
Kapiolani and mother of Prince David
Kawananakoa and Prince Kuhio Kala
nianaole, died Jan. 8, 1884., : ; :
Prince David Kawananakoa, nephew
of King Kalakaua and husband o:
Princess I Abigail Kawananakoa, died
June 2, 1908,
Prince Edward Keliiahonul, brother
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of Prince David, died Sept. 21, 1SS7. .
- yueeu ivapioiani. consori, ui
Kalakaua, died une 24, 1899; : :
King Kalakaua. died June 20. 183L
Since the seventeen scions of royalty
t 1VA '
vault only two others of the Kalakaua
dynasty have been buried-v; One was
Governor A. S. Cleghorn and the otner
PRINCE AND PRINCESS! i i
AT HEAD OF STEPS AS "!
CASKET BEGINS JOURNEY
Prince and Princess Kalanlanaole '
had, a prominent part in the - queen's
funeraL Each dressed in 'deepest
MpV th BtvSd at the head of the'
capitol steps while the queen's casket
was-' being placed ro&. the ,xaUXalg?e,
anA then1 rode in, a.black limousine di
rectly behind the catafalque to tie
cemetery, v . --y : ' 'v,V.
The meeting of the Buckeye Club '
scheduled for November 19 to be held
at the Country. Club',' has been post
poned. The club is . planningja meet
ing to be held at the' Army and Navy
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