Palace ceremonies 8/12/1998 tape 1
Tape one of ceremonies at ʻIolani Palace recorded on August 12, 1998. The ceremonies commemorate the resistance to annexation of Hawaiʻi and observance of the 100-year anniversary of "Annexation Day" which took place on August 12, 1898. Tape includes the crowd singing "Kaulana Nā Pua," a song of resistance to annexation; a speech by Paul Neves explaining the history of resistance to annexation in the Hawaiian Kingdom in the 1890s and a ceremony at the Palace conducted on August 12, 1889 by the annexationists and how people protested the ceremony; symbolic raising of the Hawaiian flag, which was lowered on August 12, 1898; and chanting and hula by crowd and ʻĪlioʻulaokalani, a coalition of kumu hula and cultural practitioners including Kumu Vicky Holt Takamine (Pua Aliʻi ʻIlima), Kumu Māpuana de Silva (Hālau Mōhala ʻIlima), Kumu Leinaʻala Kalama Heine (Na Pualei O Likolehua Hālau), Kumu Hokulani Holt (Paʻu O Hiʻiaka), Kumu Momi Kamahele, Kumu Wayne Kahoʻonei Panoke (Hālau O ʻAulani), Kumu Manu Boyd (Hālau ʻAʻaliʻi Kū Makani), and others. Bumpy Kanahele, Keʻeaumoku Kapu, and Kahikina de Silva are some of the people who take part in the ceremonies.
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