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Ceremonies at Aliʻiōlani Hale : Thursday Unit 2, 2201 #1, Unit 2, 2202 #2, and Unit 2, 2203 #2

"As the spiritual hoʻokupu were being offered at ʻIolani Place, across the street at Aliʻiōlani Hale, a formal ceremony by the Judiciary History Center was underway commemorating the closing of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi's last legislative session. Built by Kamehameha V, Aliʻiōlani Hale housed the legislative Assembly of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi until the illegal overthrow of Queen Liliʻuokalani." (from the book "ʻOnipaʻa: Five Days in The History Of The Hawaiian Nation" Includes oli by Nathan Nāpōkā and readings and speeches by Leo Anderson Akana, then Hawaiian Civic Clubs president H. Bruss Keppler, and Meleanna Aluli Meyer. Kamehameha Schools Choir sing "He Hawaiʻi Au". Hula by Hālau Nā Mamo o Puʻuanahulu directed by William Haunuʻu Ching. Tapes labeled Thurs Unit 2, Unit 2, 2201 #1, Unit 2, 2202 #2, and Unit 2, 2203 #2 different camera angle from title 6523.

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