December 3, 2010 archive

Déjà vu at `Iolani Palace, Honolulu


The swearing in of Neil Abercrombie will go ahead on Monday Dec 6, 2010 at noon at `Iolani Palace, Honolulu despite protest-“decorations and invitation are set”. This is the opening blunder, Day One, of the incoming Administration of the State of Hawaii and continued US occupation. Protest will happen.

‘Iolani Palace, ceremonial history


The white rebels convinced of their self righteousness in taking `Iolani Palace were driven in part by what they saw as gross financial waste associated with the use of the palace for the Kingdom of Hawaii’s grand ceremonies such as the coronation of King Kalakaua in 1883.