ASSOCIATION OF HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUBS
No. 2019 -41
URGING BISHOP MUSEUM AND THE QUEEN LILIʻUOKALANI TRUST TO ASSIST IN THE RESTORATION EFFORTS OF QUEEN LILIʻUOKALALANI’S ROYAL CARRIAGE THROUGH THE DAUGHTERS OF HAWAIʻI AT HULIHEʻE PALACE AND THE HAWAI‘I CARRIAGE DRIVING SOCIETY
WHEREAS, after King Kalākaua’s world tour in 1881, Queen Victoria of England invited King Kalākaua, Queen Kapiʻolani, and Princess Liliʻuokalani to the Queenʻs Golden Jubilee, June 21, 1887; and
WHEREAS, Princess Liliʻuokalani selected a Royal Carriage from the Morgan Carriage and Springs, Co. in July 1887 for 255.99 pounds paid by her; and
WHEREAS, at present, it sits in the Bishop Museum storage, not tempered or air controlled, where the condition of the carriage has a waxed linen thread that is deteriorating due to age and improper storing; and
WHEREAS, the Daughters of Hawai‘i at Huliheʻe Palace and the Hawai‘i Carriage Driving Society has offered to restore what is known in Hawai‘i as the only Barouche Carriage in existence; and
WHEREAS, funding and resources are required to support this restoration effort; and
WHEREAS, the aim of the complete restoration is the preservation and proper storage and display of the carriage in an appropriate environment.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs at its 60th Annual Convention in Lahaina, Maui, in the malama of Welehu and the rising of Lāʻau Pau, this 16th day of November 2019, urging Bishop Museum and the Queen Liliʻuokalani Trust to assist in the restoration efforts of Queen Lili‘uokalani’s Royal Carriage through the Daughters of Hawaiʻi and the Hawai‘i Carriage Driving Society; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that certified copies of this resolution be transmitted to the Daughters of Hawaiʻi, Paniolo Preservation Society, Hawai‘i Carriage Driving Society, Queen Liliʻuokalani Trust, and Bishop Museum, as well as the Governor of the State of Hawai‘i, President of the State Senate, Speaker of the State House of Representatives, Chair of the State Senate subject matter committee on Hawaiian Affairs, Chair of the State House subject matter committee on Hawaiian Affairs, Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, and all County Mayors.
The undersigned hereby certifies that the foregoing Resolution was duly adopted in the malama of Welehu and the rising of Lāʻau Pau on the 16th day of November 2019, at the 60th Annual Convention of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs in Lahaina, Maui.
Hailama V. K. K. Farden, President