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King Kalakaua Visits Cliff House
Dec 1, 1874


Daily Alta California
December 1, 1874

KING KALAKAUA'S LEVEES. Reception of Array aad Navy Offloera — Vlalt to the' California Theatre— Serenade by tae Second Regiment. Yesterday morning Kalakaua and suite visited (rsph'a taken snd Inspecting the sights ot the gallery Tbe oOteul titles of each member composing the party were as follows t His Majesty King Kalakaua, of tha Hawaiian Isl. ands, &nl«ht lirud Ueosa """-k-mtha 1., Knight Orani Cross Francis Joseph, etc., etc. of O.bu, Knight Oraad Cross Kamehsmeha 1., Knight Oommander Pxancis Joaepb , Jantfht bpaniab' Order Isabella Oatollca. His Excellency O >v?mor John M. Kapena, Uov. crnor of Maul, Kc'ght Companion Kameh&meha I. His Excellency Hon. il A. Poire*. C. J. Minister, resident Hawaiian Island, member of the Maa.acl.u-aana Society of Cincinnati. Hon. H. W. Severance, Hawaiian consul, ,San Francisco. THE LSVXU. At noon the leveea of His Majesty commenced In the large parlors of tbe Grand Hotel- Bui Majesty and Qoveraurs Dominls and Kapena war. attired In military uniforms, with tue decatattoae of tbetr Orders snd red sasbes. Minister Felroe and Consul Severance acted at Masters of Ceremonies. The first hour was devoted to receiving subjects of Hawaii and citizens who had formerly resided in the At one o'clock, officers of the Navy, in full uniform, were ushered Into the King's presence. Bear- Admiral Rogers, Commandant of Mare Island Navy Yard, Rear-Admiral Almy, commanding the North Pacific Fleet, Capt. Patterson, Of the ship InJ.pmimrt Oominoaores Fltxuugh and Watsoc, Fay Inspector Fulton, Medical Inspector Brown, Paymaster Caawell, Lieutenants Cutts, Kennedy and Mason, Midshipman K. J. l>oran. At two o'clock the officers of the Army, In uniform, were received, the fallowing being present : Major- General Schofield, Colonel Wherry, l)r. McOeruilck, Colonel Msndell, Colonel Stewart, Colonel Mayer Major NstMß, General Barns, General Wilson, Lieut' eoants Mai lory, Michler and Ennis. His Majesty and party received hla visitor* with becoming dignity, and abutted pleasantly with all makinga very favorable Impression. IK IBS evi»:»u t \ His Majesty and party attended the California Theatre, and ware received with due honors, as elsewhere narrated. 1 It had been announced that the Second Infantry Regiment, with the Fourth Artillery Band would' arrive before tht. fjraad Hotel at half past Un o'clok to serenade Ul* Vaje.ty. At that tinto a great crow* had (fathered, out by the tint* tba) regiment arrived. The regiment was formed in front of the hotel, tbe Band playing the Hawaiian National Hymn, and His Majesty appearing at ono of tb* window* afhia parlors. The regiment then ill diwisaad. TO-PAT The Royal party will be the guest of Mayor Otis. la tb* forenoon, if the weather is favorable. His Honor takes the party out for a drive to the Golden Gate Park and Cliff House, in the afternoon a reception will be given at the Mayor* residence. In the evenlUa His Majesty will receive the Consular Corp. at the Grand Hotel. To-morrow the party takes a trip around the bay to Alcatraz and Mare Island. Mr. Cox, agent of the Pacific Mall Company baa tendered to Mayor Otis the steamer I'adJU fee the trip.


SF Daily Evening Bulletin - December 1, 1874


San Francisco Chronicle - 1 Dec 1874                                                                                                 


SF Chronicle - December 2, 1874


Daily Alta California - December 2, 1874


SF Daily Morning Call - December 2, 1874


San Francisco Chronicle - 2 Dec 1874                                                                                                   




King Kalakaua visits again in 1890


The San Francisco Call - Dec 7, 1890                                                                                      


From the NYT: "SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 20. -- "Kalakaua, King of the Hawaiian Islands, died at the Palace Hotel in this city at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon.
There had been no hope of the King's recovery since Sunday, though his alarming condition was not generally known until last evening, when the
attending physicians announced that his malady was Bright's disease of the kidneys and urmia."