Juneteenth

“Juneteenth (a portmanteau of June and nineteenth) — also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day — is a holiday celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States.” (source: Wikipedia)

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King Kamehameha Day

“King Kamehameha I Day on June 11 is a public holiday in the U.S. state of Hawaii. It honors Kamehameha the Great, the monarch who first established the unified Kingdom of Hawaiʻi — comprising the Hawaiian Islands of Niʻihau, Kauaʻi, Oʻahu, Molokaʻi, Lānaʻi, Kahoʻolawe, Maui, and Hawaiʻi. (source: Wikipedia)

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