Inspired by true events. Princess Ka'iulani is the daughter of a Hawaiian princess and a Scottish businessman. As a teenager, she is sent to England to be educated, but after the death of her uncle King Kalakaua and the accession of her aunt Queen Liliu'okalani, Ka'iulani becomes the next heir to the throne. The possibility of U.S. annexation is looming and the rights of her people are threatened. Ka'iulani is torn between life in England with handsome young suitor Clive Davies or returning to her beloved Hawai'i. Written by
Her heart was torn between love and the future of Hawaii.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG for some violence and thematic material, and for brief language, sensuality and smoking
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14 May 2010 (USA)
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Opening Weekend: $186,980
(16 May 2010)
(26 September 2010)
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
Ka'iulani means "highest point of heaven" in the Hawaiian language. See more
There is a clear shot of a chameleon walking across the screen. Chameleons are not native to Hawaii and the first ones were introduced in 1972. See more
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Music by John Stafford Smith
Lyrics by Francis Scott Key
Performed by Blaine Kia, Stephen Warbeck
, Andrew Green and Brianna Christiansen See more