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Kawananakoa Room
The Kawananakoa Room is dedicated to Prince David and Princess Abigail Kawananakoa. He was brother to Prince Kuhio and a businessman in Honolulu. Direct descendants of Prince David still make their home in Hawai`i and much of the furniture in the room is on loan from the Kawananakoa family.

On display in this bedroom is an outstanding wardrobe commissioned by King Kalakaua. This fine example of the skill of Hawai`ian furniture makers is constructed of koa and trimmed with darker kou. It served as the Kingdom's entry in the Paris International Exhibition of 1889. Adorned with classic Greek muses, the King's crest, and traditional Chinese cranes, the armoire won a silver medal.

The armoire is signed by Chun Moke, a Chinese craftsman working in Honolulu. It is 108 inches tall, 90 inches wide and 24 inches deep.