A look back: Prince Phillip visits Hawaii in 1963

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HONOLULU (KHON2) – The late Prince Phillip previously spent some time in Hawaii.

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In 1963, Prince Phillip traveled to the Aloha State with Queen Elizabeth. They were greeted on the tarmac by then Gov. John Burns. It was a short visit, just long enough to receive some ceremonial gifts and an ilima lei on the way to Fiji.

Prince Phillip also came to Hawaii in the 1987 to dedicate a telescope on Mauna Kea.

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