In Memory of Princess Abigail Kawānanakoa

Public Memorial Service for Princess Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa

At ‘Iolani Palace, Throne Room
Sunday, January 22, 2023

1:30 p.m.

Casket Arrives at ‘Iolani Palace
Traditional Hawaiian Chants
Procession into Throne Room

2:00 p.m.

Pedestrian Gates Open
Public Viewing Begins

8:00 p.m.

Public Viewing Ends

The family requests mourners respect the dignity of this event and behave appropriately. Lines will be kept moving to ensure everyone has the opportunity to pay their respects.Accommodations will be made for foreign dignitaries, the Hawaiian Civic Clubs in groups, and any visitor for whom there are security concerns.

Ho‘okupu (gifts)

Lei and flowers are welcome and will be taken to Mauna ‘Ala. No food or liquor. A performance area fronting the palace will also be available should mourners wish to present a gift of mele or hula.

Flash photography, video, large bags and backpacks are prohibited inside ‘Iolani Palace. Footwear is also required. No picnics on the grounds.

‘Iolani Palace grounds will be closed to vehicular traffic and parking. Metered street parking is free. Additional parking is available at Civic Center Municipal Parking, Kalanimoku Building, Kinau Hale (Dept. of Health), Kekuonaoa Building (near King Kamehameha Statue, and Ali‘i Place.

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