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Talk Story with Sydney Laukea: The Queen and I

  • Hale Ali'iolani 417 S King Street Honolulu, HI 96813 (map)


This talk looks at the legal cases faced by Queen Liliʻuokalani following the overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom. The memories of Curtis Piehu Laukea, the Queen’s advisor, are shared in order to glimpse the early territorial era in Hawaiʻi and that period’s effects on the landscape and Hawaiian population.

Sydney Laukea holds a Ph.D. in political science with a specialty in Hawaiʻi politics. She is a dedicated community member, instructor, author, and avid surfer.

This event is free but RSVP is required.