Ceremony honors Queen Liliuokalani's birthday

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - It's Queen Liliuokalani's birthday!

To commemorate her special day, a gathering was held at the former school named after her on Friday.

The queen was born on this day in 1838.

Former students and administrators held the ceremony at the Liliuokalani school mural.

The event featured hula and performances of songs written by the queen.

Queen Liliuokalani was the Hawaiian kingdom's last monarch.

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