The Last Hawaiian Queen composed Aloha ‘Oe

The Last Hawaiian Queen composed Aloha ‘Oe

Hawaii Liliʻuokalani was born on September 2, 1838 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She was educated in a missionary school, learned English and was baptized. Although Prince Lunalilo was intended for her marriage, she rejected him and married an American, John Owen Dominis, whose family is originally from Croatia. The marriage was unhappy and they had no children in common.

Liliʻuokalani devoted herself to building schools and educating girls. She visited British Queen Victoria and US President Cleveland. After Prince Lunalil, Liliʻuokalan’s brother David entered the throne of Hawaii. The United States has been persistently trying to subjugate Hawaii. When, after David’s death, Liliʻuokalani 29.1. In 1891, she became the Queen of Hawaii, resisting the United States with all her might. However, wealthy American and European landlords conspired against her. In 1893, the US Army entered Hawaii in 1983 and placed Liliʻuokalani under house arrest. The Purists proclaimed the Republic of Hawaii. The Hawaiians tried to organize a riot and liberate Liliʻuokalani, but someone betrayed them. Liliʻuokalani was convicted of treason. In order to save her subjects from certain death, she signed an abdication. The United States eventually annexed Hawaii in 1898.

Liliʻuokalani was musically gifted. She has composed over 100 songs, the most famous being Aloha ‘Oe

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