Royal Order of the Crown of Hawaii

KOH004  Hawaii Ke Kalaunu e Hookanaka

  • Order is instituted by King Kalākaua I on 12 September 1882.
  • Order is awarded for distingushed merit or services to the state or the sovereign.
  • Order is awarded in five grades: Grand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander, Officer, and Companion.
  • In 1893, the Orders of the Hawaiian royal dynasty ceased to exist due to the deposition of the monarchy.
  • Kalākaua I - king of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi.

Kingdom of Hawaii