Royal Hawaiian Band Anniversary

The Royal Hawaiian Band: Created in 1836, by order of King Kamehameha III, the Royal Hawaiian Band is the only full-time municipal band in the United States.

They are also the only band with a Royal heritage.

One of the former band leaders, a Heinrich “Heri” Berger composed the song “Hawaii Ponoi” with King David Kalakaua in 1874.

King Kamehameha III

The song is now the State song of Hawaii.

This year marks an extraordinary anniversary for the Royal Hawaiin Band. One Hundred and Seventy-five years of Music!

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