Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa was the so-called last princess of Hawaii. Photos: Getty Images, AP, Iolani Palace
Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa was the so-called last princess of Hawaii. Photos: Getty Images, AP, Iolani Palace
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Who was Hawaii’s so-called last princess, Abigail Kawānanakoa? The LGBT royal was a philanthropist who died with a US$215 million fortune and drove with her ‘wifey’ in a Rolls-Royce

  • Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa had lineage to the historic royal family and Irish businessman James Campbell who became one of Hawaii’s largest landowners – she died on December 11 at age 96
  • Her personal lawyer recounted that she was always interested in what people would do for money – Pope Benedict XVI once accepted a cheque in exchange for a photo, while Dalai Lama refused any gifts

Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa was the so-called last princess of Hawaii. Photos: Getty Images, AP, Iolani Palace
Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa was the so-called last princess of Hawaii. Photos: Getty Images, AP, Iolani Palace
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