National Geographic : 1960 Jul
KODACHROMEBY ROBERTMOSIER ) NATIONALGEOGRAPHICSOCIETY Relics of royalty recall the Hawaiian monarchy, overthrown in 1893. The Bishop Museum in Honolulu displays the crowns of the last king, Kalakaua, and his queen, Kapiolani; the royal scepter; and a cape fashioned from the feathers of the oo and iiwi birds. Iolani Palace in Honolulu serves today as the State capitol. The House of Representatives meets in this chamber. Thrones are replicas; the Bishop Museum preserves the originals. Gov. William F. Quinn (left) makes his office in a onetime royal bedroom.