Dedication of Kamehameha III, A Sculpture by Thomas Jay Warren

  title={Dedication of Kamehameha III, A Sculpture by Thomas Jay Warren},
  author={Puakea Nogelmeier and Puakea John Clark},
  journal={Hawaiian Journal of History},
  pages={151 - 159}
For a period of five months in 1843 the Hawaiian monarchy was under the rule of a British commander, Lord George Paulet, who had threatened to attack Honolulu if Kamehameha III, Kauikeaouli, did not comply with demands. When Rear Admiral Richard Thomas of the British Royal Navy, Paulet’s superior, arrived in Hawai‘i on July 26, 1843, he reviewed the setting and restored rule of the Hawaiian monarchy to the king in a formal ceremony on July 31. The land where the ceremony took place is now a… Expand