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KALANIANAOLE, Jonah Kuhio, a Delegate from the Territory of Hawaii; born in Koloa, island of
Kauai, Hawaii, March 26, 1871; attended the Royal School and Punahou College,
Honolulu; studied four years in St. Matthews College, California; was a
student at the Royal Agricultural College in England and was graduated from a
business college in England; created a prince by royal proclamation in 1884;
occupied a position in the Department of the Interior of the Hawaiian
Government; took part in the revolution of the Hawaiians in 1895 and was
sentenced to one years imprisonment; visited Africa during the years 1899-1902
and fought in the British Army in the Boer War; elected as a Republican to the
Fifty-eighth and to the nine succeeding Congresses and served from March 4,
1903, until his death in Waikiki, near Honolulu, Hawaii, on January 7, 1922;
interment in Royal Mausoleum, Nuuanu.
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Quest for Hawaiian Progressivism,
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The Empty Throne: A Biography of Hawaiis Prince Cupid.
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