Independence Day (Hawaii)(Redirected from Lā Kūʻokoʻa)
Hawaiian Independence Day (Hawaiian: Lā Kūʻokoʻa) was a former national holiday celebrated on November 28 during the Kingdom of Hawaii, which commemorated the signing of Anglo-Franco Proclamation, the official diplomatic recognition of the independence and sovereignty of the kingdom by France and Great Britain. It is still celebrated today by proponents of the Hawaiian sovereignty movement.
|Hawaiian Independence Day|
Flyer for the 30th anniversary celebration in 1873
|Official name||Lā Kūʻokoʻa|
|Significance||International recognition of the independence of the Kingdom of Hawaii|
|Next time||November 28, 2017|
|Related to||Hawaiian Sovereignty Restoration Day|
- Sai, David Keanu (November 28, 2006). "Hawaiian Independence Day". Hawaiian Kingdom Independence. Retrieved February 22, 2010.
- Thrum, Thomas G., ed. (1909). Hawaiian Holidays. Hawaiian Almanac and Annual for 1910. Honolulu: Honolulu Star-Bulletin. pp. 110–116.
- Schmitt, Robert C. (1995). "Holidays in Hawaiʻi". Hawaiian Journal of History. Honolulu: Hawaiian Historical Society. 29: 141–146. hdl:10524/338.
- Hoʻokahua Staff (November 2014). "Mission Accomplished: International Recognition of Hawaiʻi Achieved in 1843". Kaleinamanu Hawaiian Cultural Center, Kamehameha Schools. Retrieved September 3, 2011.
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