Cleopatra's Barge of Salem
Image from a painting by G.
Ropes entitled - Cleopatra's
Barge of Salem -
1818. From
the Peabody Essex Museum.

You are cordially invited to the Kaua`i Historical Society 2011 ANNUAL MEMBERS MEETING &
Meet our Celebrated Guest
Marine Artist & Historian
Raymond A. Massey

When: Monday, April 25, 2011.
5:00 PM Business Meeting
5:30 PM Members Potluck Dinner
6:00 PM Presentation by Raymond A. Massey

Where: Sun Village Recreation Hall, Bldg. D - Lihu`e.

Food: Please bring a dinner entree or salad to share. Beverages and dessert will be provided by KHS.

Business Meeting: 5:00 PM. Business Meeting Agenda, Call to Order, Opening Remarks by President Reg Gage and Vice-President John Lydgate, Minutes of the 2010 Annual Members Meeting, Annual Financial Report, Executive Director's Report. Election of Trustees. Call for New Business. Adjournment.

Election of Trustees: Phyllis Albert, Larry Chaffin, William Fernandez, Reg Gage, Marie Fifield, Richard Hanna, Maryanne Kusaka, Kay Koike, John Lydgate, Kelly McGannon, Gaetano Vasta, Linda Warriner, Randy Wichman. Nominations from the general membership will be accepted up to the time of the meeting.

Presentation: 6:00 PM. Discovery of Hawai`i & Honolulu Harber by Raymond. A. Massey, presentation and book signing. Following a short documentary based on research for his recent book, Massey will also highlight the saga of Ha`aheo o Hawai`i (Pride of Hawaii). The Royal Yacht of King Kamehameha II–also known as Cleopatra's Barge–began as a pleasure craft launched from Salem, Mass. in 1816. Enjoy a glimpse into the history that surrounded the ship's opulent life and led to its end in Hanalei Bay in 1824.

Hope to see you all there!

The presentation portion of this event is free to the public and made possible with a grant from Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, the Elsie Brown Fund, and the support of KHS membership. KHS is grateful to them and to our sponsors in the community. Thank you.

This event is free. Donations are welcomed. For updates, contact KHS at (808) 245-3373, email us at, or visit our website

Kaua‘i Historical Society
P.O. Box 1778, Lihu‘e, HI 96766
Telephone: 808.245.3373
Fax: 808.245.8693

Hours of Operation
Mon.-Thurs., 8:30 am - 4:00 pm. Research by appointment only.

Kauai Historical Society