Royal Order of Kamehameha

KOH001  Kamehameha I e Hookanaka

  • Order is instituted by King Kamehameha V on 4 April 1865.
  • Order is awarded for outstanding services to Hawaii or to the Royal House.
  • Order is awarded in four grades: Collar, Knight Grand Cross, Knight Commander and Companion.
  • In 1893, the Orders of the Hawaiian royal dynasty ceased to exist due to the deposition of the monarchy.
  • Kamehameha V - reigned as the fifth monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi.

Kingdom of Hawaii