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The Moana Hotel

The Moana Hotel, also known as the "First Lady of Waikiki," is a famous historic hotel on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Built at the urging of a wealthy Honolulu landowner, the Moana was the first hotel in Waikiki and its opening in 1901 marked the beginning of tourism there. Over the years, it has hosted numerous luminaries on its beachfront grounds. Today, the hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. What unsolved murder mystery is associated with the Moana? More...
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In 1905, the Moana Hotel was at the center of one of America's legendary mysteries. Jane Stanford, co-founder of Stanford University and former wife of California Governor Leland Stanford, died in a Moana Hotel room of poisoning. Stanford was dead from strychnine poisoning; the identity of whoever killed her remains a mystery.
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Who Killed Jane Stanford?

......., there was a very mysterious incident at the Stanford mansion in San Francisco. On January 14, 1905, Mrs. Stanford drank some mineral water from a bottle in her room. She thought it tasted odd and spit most if it out. She had the mineral water analyzed, and it turned out to have contained a potentially lethal amount of a deadly poison, strychnine. The police questioned several of Mrs. Stanford's servants, including her long-time personal secretary Bertha Berner. But there was no clear motive and no physical evidence to establish who put the strychnine in the water bottle.

A month later, Jane Stanford left San Francisco for a vacation in Hawaii. On the night of February 28, 1905, Mrs. Stanford was taken violently ill in her room at the Moana Hotel. Three doctors, Francis Humphris, Francis Day, and Harry Murray, were summoned to Mrs. Stanford's room, but there was nothing they could do. Mrs. Stanford was suffering severe spasms, and her entire body was rigid. Within minutes she was dead, her last words reportedly being, "I have been poisoned. This is a terrible death to die." It was later determined that the bicarbonate of soda which Mrs. Stanford had taken that evening contained strychnine. Dr. Humphris, Dr. Day, and Dr. Murray all confirmed that her symptoms were consistent with strychnine poisoning.

http://alumni.stanford.edu/get/page/magazine/article/?article_id=36459
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The Moana Hotel

The Moana Hotel, also known as the "First Lady of Waikiki," is a famous historic hotel on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Built at the urging of a wealthy Honolulu landowner, the Moana was the first hotel in Waikiki and its opening in 1901 marked the beginning of tourism there. Over the years, it has hosted numerous luminaries on its beachfront grounds. Today, the hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. What unsolved murder mystery is associated with the Moana? More...

Anxious There is something creepy, entombing about about marble floors, and false shine of posh places - pretense, money that smells of corruption and crime...
Dancing The true palace is a wooden hut and insects, and a lake/river/ocean.... any time!
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Looks expensive.
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what a landmark
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I have read that poisoners are female. Is this because it is a passive aggressive nonviolent act?
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It would be a wonderful place to visit...
Tim0101
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Oahu, has many wonderful and historic places with a few natural wonders. (i.e Diamond Head, North Shore, etc...) You need to see at least once in your life. There are many other Hawaiian island to explore. Dancing
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