David Kalākaua | ʻO Kawika Kalākaua
Author: Ruby Hasegawa Lowe
Translator: Kamakānealoha Hopkins
Illustrator: Robin Yoko Racoma
Editor: Kāwika B.J. Kamālamalama Ka'ōpūiki Peloso
Softcover, 128 pp.
Kalakaua was the seventh monarch of Hawaiʻi and the first ruler not of the Kamehameha line. Later immortalized as "The Merrie Monarch" famous for song and dance, he lived his life as both a "Renaissance man" and as an aliʻi.