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Hawaiian News: Pua Liliu

Queen Liliuokalani Queen Liliuokalani
Mehana Hind Mehana Hind
Corinne Chun Fujimoto Corinne Chun Fujimoto
Washington Place Washington Place

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Before Washington Place became the official residence of Hawaiʻi's Governor, it was the home of Hawaiʻi's last monarch, Queen Liliʻuokalani. This historic landmark will open its doors this weekend for a fundraiser honoring the beloved Queen. Amy Kalili has more.

Ma hea hou aʻe lâ kahi kûpono ma waho o kçia home aloha o ko kâkou môʻî wahine aloha no ko ka Pûʻâ Foundation papahana ʻimi kâlâ e mâlama ʻia ana i kçia hopena pule e hoʻohanohano ana iâ Liliʻuokalani ma o ka haʻi ʻia o kona mau moʻolelo.

What better venue than our Queen's home for the Pûʻâ Foundation's fundraiser that will honor Liliʻuokalani through story-telling.

You will get something that no other visitor who casually goes to the hale gets – the scoops, as the people in Hawaiʻi say, the background information.

Mehana Hind

Program Assistant, Pûʻâ Foundation

E lohe ʻia ana nâ moʻolelo hoihoi e lohe pinepine ʻole ʻia nô paha.

Some of the sad history has to do with that very tumultuous period following the overthrow.

Corinne Chun Fujimoto

Curator, Washington Place

Pili i ia wâ luʻuluʻu o ka hoʻokâhuli aupuni.

ʻO kekahi o ia mau hana kaumana nô, ʻo ia hoʻi ko Liliʻuokalani hoʻopaʻahao ʻia ma kçia home ona nô ma hope o ia hoʻokâhuli aupuni ʻana. A i kçia lâ, mau nô ka ʻimi ʻana i nâ kiʻina hana e hoʻoponopono ʻia ai kçia mau hewa i ʻike ʻia ma ia wâ.

It was here that Liliʻuokalani was imprisoned aft her overthrow.

Reconciliation of these wrongs done to the Queen and her people are ongoing.

The Pûʻâ Foundation started by an act of the United Church of Christ in their effort to hoʻoponopono

Or discuss their complicit role in the overthrow in 1893.

(Hind)

Na ka United Church of Christ ʻo Pûʻâ i hoʻokomo i kiʻina hoʻoponopono i kâ lâkou i hana ai i pili i ka hoʻokâhuli.

He mea kçia papahana e hoʻomau ʻia ai ia mau kiʻina hoʻoponopono ma o ke kûkâkûkâ, kiʻi ʻoniʻoni nô hoʻi  a pçia pû ka hoʻonanea i nâ mele a nâ hoa puolo hôkû hanohano a like hoʻi me Kealiʻi Reichel lâua me Mailani Makaʻînaʻi.

This event will continue Pûʻâ's efforts through film, discussion, and great music from friends such as Kealiʻi Reichel and Mailani Makaʻînaʻi.

The event is gonna prove to be a very memorable night for those who choose to attend.

(Hind)

He mea poina ʻole ana nô no kai hele.

E naue aku nô i Washington Place i kçia Poʻaono ma ka hapalua hola ʻelima o ke ahiahi. No ke kûʻai kikiki, e leka uila aku iâ PuaFoundation@hawaii.rr.com a i ʻole e kelepona aku iâ 945-3570.

ʻO wau nô kçia ʻo Amy Kalili no Sunrise ma Hawaii News Now. Aloha.

Support the Foundation this Saturday at 5:30 p.m. at Washington Place.

Email PuaFoundation@hawaii.rr.com or call 945-3570 for your ticket.

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