Kawānanakoa, ‘last Hawaiian princess’ dies at 96


              Paula Akana, left, executive director of ʻIolani Palace, and Hailama Farden, of Hale O Nā Aliʻi O Hawaiʻi, a royal Hawaiian society, leave a news conference Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, at the palace in Honolulu, after announcing the death of Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa at the age of 96. Kawānanakoa, the so-called last Hawaiian princess whose lineage included the royal family that once ruled the islands and an Irish businessman who became one of Hawaii's largest landowners, died on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)
            
              Paula Akana, left, executive director of ʻIolani Palace, and Hailama Farden, of Hale O Nā Aliʻi O Hawaiʻi, a royal Hawaiian society, arrive at a news conference Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, at the palace in Honolulu to announce the death of Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa at the age of 96. Kawānanakoa, the so-called last Hawaiian princess whose lineage included the royal family that once ruled the islands and an Irish businessman who became one of Hawaii's largest landowners, died on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)
            
              Abigail Kawananakoa testifies in court in Honolulu on Monday, March 9, 2020. Kawananakoa, the so-called last Hawaiian princess whose lineage included the royal family that once ruled the islands and an Irish businessman who became one of Hawaii’s largest landowners, died on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. She was 96. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, File)
            
              FILE - Abigail Kawananakoa, right, and her wife Veronica Gail Worth, appear in state court in Honolulu on Sept. 10, 2018. Kawananakoa, the so-called last Hawaiian princess whose lineage included the royal family that once ruled the islands and an Irish businessman who became one of Hawaii’s largest landowners, died on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. She was 96. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)
            
              FILE - Native Hawaiian heiress Abigail Kawananakoa poses outside a Honolulu courthouse on Oct. 25, 2019. Kawananakoa, the so-called last Hawaiian princess whose lineage included the royal family that once ruled the islands and an Irish businessman who became one of Hawaii’s largest landowners, died on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. She was 96. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, File)
Kawānanakoa, ‘last Hawaiian princess’ dies at 96