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Royal Order of Kalakaua

The Knight Grand Cross with Collar 

Knight Grand Cross with Collar was bestowed to the Prince of Wales, Albert Edward

Cordon/sash with badge

worn with Knight Grand Cross 

(same insignia as Commander Cross badge)

Knight Grand Cross Star

Knight Grand Cross was awarded to:

Emperor of Austria-Hungary, Franz Joseph I (1878)

President of Venezuela, Antonio Guzmán Blanco (1878)

Prince of Wales, Albert Edward (1881)

Khedive of Egypt and Sudan, Tewfik Pasha (1881)

Bey of Tunis, Muhammad III as-Sadiq (1881)

Vatican Secretary of State, Luigi Jacobini (1881)

King of Serbia, Milan I Obrenović (1882)

Presidents of Mexico, Manuel González and 

José de la Cruz Porfirio Díaz Mori (both 1884)

President of France, Marie François Sadi Carnot (1889)

Grand Officer Badge, same insignia worn with Grand Cross Cordon/Sash
Knight Companion (Commander is in gold)

The Royal Order of Kalakaua was instituted on September 28, 1875 by King Kalakaua to commemorate his accession to the throne of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi. The order highly awarded to the head of states/dynasties, also as awards of merit to loyal individuals who provided noble services to the royal family and the kingdom.

 Class of order: Knight Grand Cross with Collar, Knight Grand Cross, Grand Officer, Commander ,Companion

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