Public viewing at palace for ‘last Hawaiian princess’

  • FILE - Native Hawaiian heiress Abigail Kawānanakoa poses outside a Honolulu courthouse on Oct. 25, 2019. 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 Dec. 11, 2022. She was 96. Kawānanakoa's casket is set to go on public display Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, in the downtown Honolulu palace that benefited from her wealth. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, File)

HONOLULU — The casket bearing the 96-year-old heiress long considered the last Hawaiian princess went on public display Sunday in the downtown Honolulu palace that benefited from her wealth.