Emma: Hawaii's Remarkable Queen (Google eBook)

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University of Hawaii Press, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 441 pages
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The definitive biography of one of the most beloved and influential women in Hawaiian history. Her enduring legacy includes renowned institutions that thrive in Hawai'i today: The Queen's Medical Center, St. Andrew's Priory, 'Iolani School, and St. Andrew's Cathedral.
  

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Contents

The Beginnings
1
Ulu Ke Keiki The Child Grows
13
Ka Ike O Ke Keiki The Child Learns
23
Growing Up
41
Courtship and Marriage
51
The New Life at Court
65
The Birth of an Heir
81
The Queens Hospital
93
New Love Old Grief
181
Travels Abroad
189
The Anglican Visionary
227
Lawai Adventures
245
The Battles of Succession
263
The Queens Party
293
Rifts and Conspiracies
315
No Seclusion
329

The Neilson Ordeal
111
The Flight of the Heavenly Chief
125
Establishment of the Anglican Church in Hawaii
145
Celebrations Amidst the Sick
157
Oh My Husband
167
The Last Flight
355
The Legacy
375
Glossary of Hawaiian Words
415
Index
429
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Page xiv - RESIGNATION There is no death! What seems so is transition. This life of mortal breath Is but a suburb of the life elysian, Whose portal we call Death.

About the author (1999)

Kanahele is a distinguished scholar and author of Hawaiian history. He is a graduate of Kamehameha Schools and Brigham Young University, and a PhD from Cornell University. He is a businessman and civic leader.

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