King Lunalilo was born on January 31, 1835.
In the islands, January 31 is not a state holiday, but the people of Hawaii do celebrate this king’s birthday.
He was never married and was considered the highest born alii (royalty) of his generation.
He took office as king in January of 1873, but became ill in August of that same year, and died in February of 1874 at the age of 39.
His family home is today an adult daycare center.
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