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Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole
Affectionately called “Ke Ali’I Maka aninana” (Prince of the People) Prince Kuhio is most noted for his efforts to preserve and strengthen the Hawaiian people. He was instrumental in the passage of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 1920 that provides lands for native Hawaiians to homestead. He restored the Royal Order of Kamehameha I and founded the Hawaiian Civic Club. Kuhio Beach Park is the former sited of Pualeilani (Wreath of Heaven), Prince Kuhio’s home. Pualeilani was given to the City of Honolulu upon Prince Kuhio’s death in 1922.