Kahekili, Father of Kamehameha

Kahekili, Father of Kamehameha
Kahekili II (Kahekilinuiʻahumanu c. 1737–1794). Kahekili ​ was an ali'i (Moʻi) of Maui. His name was short for Kāne-Hekili after the Hawaiian god of thunder. Because Kāne-Hekili was believed to be black on one side, Kahekili tattooed one side of his body from head to foot. He was called Titeeree, King of Mowee by European explorers. ...
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An Act to Perpetuate the Genealogy of the Chiefs of Hawai'i

An Act to Perpetuate the Genealogy of the Chiefs of Hawai'i
This article is about those who belong to the Estate of Nobles (Chiefs) who are eligible to be appointed as Nobles in the Legislative Assembly and/or to the throne in accordance with Hawaiian Law. This act was signed by the King in 1880. The King wanted a "Board of Genealogy of Hawaiian Chiefs" to record the genealogies of those that were...
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