Category:Keelikōlani

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English: Princess Ruth Luka Keanolani Kauanahoahoa Keʻelikōlani (1826-1883), was a member of the Kamehameha family, the founding dynasty of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi. She served as Royal Governor of the Island of Hawaiʻi. As primary heir to the Kamehameha family, Ruth became a landholder of what would become the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Estate funding the Kamehameha Schools. Unlike most of the rest of the royal family, Princess Keʻelikōlani retained traditional Hawaiian cultural practices.