Parades in Hawaii (and there are LOTS of them!) provide an opportunity to proudly showcase the fact that they are the only state which was historically a Kingdom ruled under a Royal monarch and their court. The only Royal palaces in the United States are found in Hawaii. The Iolani Palace was completed in 1882, during the reign of David Kalakaua, the last king of Hawaii. It had electricity years before the White House did!
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Lisa is a traveler, photographer and pharmacist. She and her partner Cheryl MacDonald enjoy sharing inspiration and good health with fellow travelers!