The King's Own
Program Description: The King's Own will be comprised of the most experienced and dedicated members of the Royal Hawaiian Guard. Members are selected by the Commandant and are chosen for their dedication, knowledge, character, and esprit de corps. Members of the presentation team will have obtained the Honor Guard Badge while a member of The Queen's Own.
Mission: Promote the mission of the RHG through community events, workshops, and presentations.
Unit Patron: HM King Kalākaua
Unit Colors: Blue, White
Unit Motto: Hoʻoulu Lā Hui - Let the Hawaiian people flourish
Unit Activation: Unit is planned for activation on 9/1/2012
Unit Background: HM King Kalākaua is chosen as the Unit Patron in honor of his legacy to preserve the Hawaiian culture, advance the Hawaiian Nation, and help his people thrive during challenging times. The King's Own will be the premiere unit of the RHG. All members of the presentation team are expected to be ambassadors of Hawaiʻi, knowledgeable of culture, history, protocols, language, drill & ceremony, and of exceptional character, discipline, and esprit.
Historical Background during the Monarchy: The King's Own was a Volunteer Militia Guard Company during the Time of His Majesty King David Kalākaua. The King's Own was formed in honor of His Majesty King Kalākaua.