Order of the Rising Sun pendant, fifth class. It was awarded to Antone Rosa, a prominent member of the Hawaiian Kingdom's government, in 1884 Founded in 1875 by Emperor Meiji of Japan, the order was awarded for exceptional civil or military merit.
Title: Order of the Rising Sun pendant
Date Created: 1875/1884
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Location Created: Japan
Provenance: Bestowed upon Antone Rosa on behalf of Japanese Emperor, Mutsuhito in 1884., Donated by the Helen Ladd Thompson Revocable Living Trust