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The Royal Capital Of The Hawaiian Kingdom

The Royal Capital Of The Hawaiian Kingdom

Prior to the arrival of the Missionaries and Whalers, King Kamehameha conquered Maui and declared Lahaina his home and the capital of Hawaii. Lahaina henceforth became known as "the royal capital of the Hawaiian kingdom," where Maui's highest chiefs...

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Lahaina Maui – First Capital of Hawaii

Lahaina Maui – First Capital of Hawaii

Few places in Hawaii are packed with as much history as Lahaina Town. It was Hawaii's first capital, where the first church was built, the first mill, school, hotel, and where the first newspaper in Hawaii was established and printed. Over the next few weeks we'll be...

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