“From Russia with Aloha” honoring our Kupuna with Knighthood in the Royal tradition

Posted on January 24, 2013

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strong>Russia’s own living treasure, her Excellency, Countess Nicholas Bobrinskoy, Grand Dame of the Knights of the Orthodox Order of St. John, Russian Grand Priory is here for her first visit to the Hawaiian Island Russia’s own living treasure, her Excellency, Countess Nicholas Bobrinskoy, Grand Dame of the Knights of the Orthodox Order of St. John, Russian Grand Priory is here for her first visit to the Hawaiian Island[/caption]This week marks the beginning of new friendships and the discoveries of old relationships held between the Hawaiian Kingdom and Russia. As one of Russia’s own living treasures, her Excellency, Countess Nicholas Bobrinskoy, Grand Dame of the Knights of the Orthodox Order of St. John, Russian Grand Priory is due to arrive here in Honolulu late evening, Wedsnesday, from New York City.

It will be her first visit to the Hawaiian Island and for the Countess, who now resides in historical Mount Vernon, New York and one of deep meaning and importance.

Update: here is the link to watch the TV Show of the January 2013 Knighting:

http://olelo.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=30&clip_id=36292

During her short stay she will be seeking to bridge the gap in the history and about the rich relationship of the Hawaiian Monarchy and her home country of Russia.

Countess Nicholas Bobrinskoy will start out on Thursday morning bright and early, as she begins a special VIP tour of Iolani Palace. The Countess hopes to doing some fact finding that will bridge the Royal Order of Kamehameha with her order. The tour has been especially arranged so that the Docent Educator for Iolani Palace, Zita Cup Choy, can bring the Countess quickly up to speed with a review of the history. The tour will include the viewing of artifacts, the royal jewels, medals, the portraits, a bust and the other art collections along with the stories of the extensive relationship with Czar Alexander the II, and between other notable Russian and Hawaiian Royalty.

Countess touring Iolani Palace photo by Tina Quizon

Countess touring Iolani Palace photo by Tina Quizon

Veiwing the Royal Medals at Iolani Palace photo by Tina Quizon

Veiwing the Royal Medals at Iolani Palace photo by Tina Quizon

related articles:

From Russia with Aloha ..continued

https://tinaquizon.wordpress.com/2013/01/27/from-russia-with-aloha-continued/

Hawaii’s 1st Knighting of the Order of St John

https://tinaquizon.wordpress.com/2013/02/18/hawaiis-1st-knighting-of-the-order-of-st-john/

The Knights of St. John Hawaii Priory

https://tinaquizon.wordpress.com/2013/09/01/the-knights-of-st-john-hawaii-priory/

to find out more about the event or to request an interview with the Countess please contact the Dame Commander of Grace, Order of Orthodox Knights of St. John – Russian Grand Priory; Hon. Dr. Sandra Rose Michael at her email sandra@eesystem.com or leave a message at 760 272 0989.

find out more about Kawaiahao Church at http://www.kawaiahao.org/

‘Iolani Palace, the official residence of Hawaii’s monarchy, is a marvel of opulence, innovation, and political intrigue, learn more at:

http://www.iolanipalace.org/

Article by Tina Quizon

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