Kekoolani Genealogy of the Descendants of the Ruling Chiefs of Hawaii


John Fyfe was born about 1754 in Abroath, Forfarshire, Scotland. He married Jean Adams.

Their is a story that John Fyfe, father of Alexander Adams, was a a Scottish Earl. Adams claimed his father John was the Earl of Fyfe. Court Records from Scotland show that there was an Earl of Fyfe (Fife) in existence at least until 1864. At that time, the current Earl was engaged in a series of land disputes with the Duffs, whose ancestors (the MacDuffs) were an earlier line of Earls of Fyfe.

Jean Adams was born about 1758 in Abroath, Forfarshire, Scotland. She married John Fyfe.

They had the following children:

  M i Captain Alexander Adams was born on 27 Dec 1780. He died on 27 Oct 1871.

John Harbottle 1 was born about 1781 in Scotland. He died on 26 Jun 1830 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He married Papapaunauapu (Nauepu, Naapu).

Papapaunauapu (Nauepu, Naapu) [Parents] 1, 2 was born about 1790 in Oahu, Hawaii. She married John Harbottle.

They had the following children:

  F i Charlotte Oili Harbottle was born in 1813. She died on 23 Sep 1893.
  F ii Sarah Ulukaihonua Harbottle was born about 1811.
  M iii William Harbottle was born in 1808.
  M iv Edwin Harbottle was born about 1803 in Honolulu, Honolulu, Hi.
  M v Isaac Kewalo Harbottle was born about 1807.
  M vi Edward Ailueni Harbottle was born in 1803 in Honolulu, Honolulu, Hi. He died before 1883 in Honolulu, Honolulu, Hi.
  M vii George Nahalelaau Harbottle was born in 1815. He died on 1 Sep 1865.
  M viii John Wahinepio H. Harbottle was born in 1817 in Honolulu, Honolulu, Hi.
  M ix William He Pala Harbottle was born on 5 Mar 1807 in Honolulu, Honolulu, Hi. He was christened in 11 April 1883. He died Honolulu, Oahu, HI.
  F x Mary Ilikealii Harbottle was born in 1809.

Isaac Keeaumoku Adams [Parents] 1, 2 was born in 1817 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He died on 10 Sep 1900 in Niu Hawaii. He married Keliiopunui Kalanikaukeha (Keliiopunui Kalanikaukeha, Kealiiopunui Kalanikaukeha, Kumahiai in Hawaii.

The Friend Oct. 1900 p88 c3 Mother listed as Sarah Kaniaulono
Davis, Family History Center, LDS

In the International Genealogical Index (IGI), he is also listed in one entry (incorrectly) as:
ISAAC KEAUMOKU DAVIS (wrong last name)

Keliiopunui Kalanikaukeha (Keliiopunui Kalanikaukeha, Kealiiopunui Kalanikaukeha, Kumahiai 1, 2, 3 was born about 1819. She married Isaac Keeaumoku Adams in Hawaii.

Keliiopunui Kalanikaukeha
Kealiiopunui Kumahiai Kalanikaukeha

International Genealogical Index:
Kealiiopunui (AKA Kumahiai Kalanikaukeha)

They had the following children:

  F i Sarah Kaniaulono Adams was born about 1853.
  M ii Alexander Adams (II) was born about 1855.
  M iii David Adams (II) was born about 1857.
  F iv Henrietta Adams was born about 1859 in Niu Hawaii.

(Mother: Kalanikaukeha LDS)
  M v Isaac Kapulealii Loakealii Jr Adams was born on 19 May 1861. He died on 8 Jan 1941.

Captain Alexander Adams [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 27 Dec 1780 in Abroath, Angus, Scotland. He died on 27 Oct 1871 in Niu Hawaii. He was buried in Nuuanu Cemetary, Oahu, Hi. He married 3 Sarah Kaniaulono Davis (Sally, Kale) about 1816 in Niu Hawaii. Alexander was employed as Brig Pilot for the Kaahumanu, formerly the Forrester, purchased by King Kamehameha in 04-16-1816. He was baptized on 30 Aug 1784 in St. Vigeans, Angus, Scotland.

Other marriages:
Harbottle, Charlotte Oili
Harbottle, Sarah Ulukaihonua

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Capt. Adams left Scotland age 12, worked 4 years aboard "Zephyr" belonging to Husson & Co. Newcastle on Tyne England. Age 16, left Zephyr, joined "Calcutta" on the Lancaster for 2 trips. Drafted into Navalservice aboard "Elizabeth" during the Sea battle of Trafalgar, 1805. Possiblyarrived in Hawaii 1809. Anchored in Kawaihae Bay on 01-21-1816, aboard "Forrester". Purchased with Sandlewood, King Kamehameha made trade with Adams, andCapt. Ebbetts. Purchase had to be done with the condition that Adams command the ship. The Forrester's name was changed to "Kaahumanu". It was mostly a cargo and dispatch vessel. He served for the Hawaiian Government under Kamehameha, and in 03-07-1817, King Kamehameha Sent Adams to China on a Sandlewood voyage, crewmembers died while inroute due to changes in climate. While in China,ordered to pay $3000. in port charges. Upon returning 10-05-1817, Hilo , and hearing of the charges Adams had to pay, King Kamehameha ordered Hawaii do the same. After 30 years of piloting, Adams retired, resided in Kalihi and was great host to many. Adams kept a journal which his notes were taken from and printed in Honolulu Star Bulltein 05-04-1935. He is noted for the a controversy on the making of the Hawaiian flag and the rittish jack in the flag. He had three wives, Sarah "Sally" Davis, daughter of Isaac Davis, Sarah Harbottle separated after 8 years. Third wife, Charlotte Harbottle(d.09-23-1893), still lived at the time of his death. He had 15 children and at the time of his death, 10 were currently alive. Last address was the corner of Hotel St and AdamsLane in Oahu.

SOURCES:
Advertiser: 08-27/30-1927 "The Journal of Alexander Adams" Testimony Before The Land Commission of 1848
Hawaiian Gazette 1896 June 5, P6. C1.
Brittish in Hawaii by Chris Cook Honolulu Star Bulletin 05-04-1935 p4
"Adventures in the History of Hawaii No.5 Adams, the "Auld" pilot Hawaiian Gazette 1871 Nov. 1 p2c4

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ADAMS, Alexander CAPT., 11/1/1871; p2-c4; died at residence on Hotel St., Honolulu 10/27/1871; aged nearly 92yrs; native of Scotland; resident since 1810. In employ of Kamehameha I and took his brig, the Forrester to China with sandalwood. First pilot of Honolulu 1817-1844; oldest foreign resident and formerly in British Navy; In Hawaiian Gazette 6/5/1896, p6-c1, mentions first wife died in child birth and a relative of Karaimoku (Kalanimoku), 2nd wife, a daughter of Isaac Davis, separated after 8 yrs. 3rd wife, still living (name not given). 15 children/ 10 still alive.

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Kamakahonu - The Eye Of The Turtle
by Mikahala Roy

The area known as Kamakahonu and the surrounding Kamakahonu Cove is beyond dispute, the of the most important sites in al! ths Hawaiian islands. Not only was Kamakahonu declared the first capitol site of the united Hawaiian islands under the leadership of Kamehameha the Great, it was here that he spent his last years and organized the preparation of Hawaii for her future.

Here the Kapu System, the evolved condition of the faith of the Hawaiian people to that point, was abrogated foliowing the historic "Ai Noa" ceremony.

Here the first missionaries to reach the islands made their initial "official" landing. They did so upon a stone promontory of pahoehoe islets recorded in history as the "Plymouth Landing" of Hawai'i. Here, the ships of other countries of the world landed to receive permission from Kamehameha I for any and all of their activity in the islands.

Here, the Hawaiian flag flew for the first time in the Kingdom, the product of the collaboration of Kamehameha I and Captain Alexander Adams.


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The Flag of the Lands of Kamehameha IV

From Ka Nūpepa Kū‘oko‘a, January 1, 1862

HAWAIIAN:

Ua hana mua ‘ia kēia Hae i ka makahiki 1816, no Kamehameha I. No ka mana‘o o ke ali‘i e holo kekahi moku ma Kina, e kū‘ai i ka ‘Iliahi. ‘Imi pū ‘o ia me Olohana, ‘o Aikake, a me Alika (ma Kalihi e ola nei i kēia wā), i hae no ka moku, he wahi moku ‘ano manuwā, ua lako i nā pū he ‘umikumamāono, ‘o Forester ka inoa. ‘O Kamehameha I, ka mea nona ka moku.

A i ka pa‘a ‘ana o ka hae, holo akula ka moku ma Makao, ha‘oha‘o ‘ia ka Hae, ‘a‘ole i ‘ae ‘ia he Hae Aupuni. Ho‘ouku nui ‘ia ka moku no ke awa, a kū‘ai pohō ‘ia ka ‘Iliahi, a ho‘i mai i Hawai‘i nei.

Lohe ke ali‘i i kēia pohō, ‘ōlelo ‘o ia e kau i ka uku no ke awa o Honolulu e like me ko nā ‘āina ‘ē. ‘O ia ke kau mua ‘ana i ke uku kūmau no ke awa.

I ka makahiki 1813, i ka lā 25 o Feberuari, huki ‘ia i lalo kēia Hae e Lord George Paulet (Lo Keoki,) me ka mana‘o e lilo kēia pae ‘āina i waiwai no Beretānia Nui, a kau ‘ia ka hae Beritānia ma kona mau pahu hae a puni ka ‘āina, a hiki i ka lā 31 o Iulai o ia makahiki.
Na Admerala Thomas i ho‘iho‘i mai i ka Hae, no ka mea, ua hihia ‘o ia i ka hana a Lord George Paulet (Lo Keoki).


ENGLISH:

The Hawaiian Flag was designed for King Kamehameha I in the year 1816. As the king desired to send a vessel to China, to sell a cargo of sandalwood, he in company with John Young, Isaac David and Capt. Alexander Adams, (the latter now living at Kalihi, near Honolulu, and aged about eighty years,) made this flag for the ship, which was a war vessel called the Forrester, carrying 16 guns and owned by Kamehameha I.

The flag having been made, the vessel sailed for Macao, China where the ensign was not credited nor recognized as a government flag. The ship was heavily taxed for the harbor, her cargo of sandalwood sold at a lost and she returned to these islands.

The King having heard of the loss attending his speculation said he would impose a tax on the harbor of Honolulu, similar to that of foreign countries. This was the origin of harbor dues at these islands.

On the 25th of Feb., 1843, Lord George Paulet hauled down this flag with the purpose of adding these islands to the sovereignty of Great Britain, and raised the British flag on flag-staffs throughout the group which remained up until the 31st of July, of the same year, when Admiral Thomas restored the flag, being responsible for the act of Lord George Paulet.

Sarah Kaniaulono Davis (Sally, Kale) [Parents] 1 was born on 15 Feb 1797 in Waimea, Hi. She married 2 Captain Alexander Adams about 1816 in Niu Hawaii.

Other marriages:
Young, James Kanehoa (Kanehoa II)
Paha'aikaua,
Kanekaupu'u (Kanekuapu'u),

No issue with James Kanehoa, but together the couple had a hanai daughter Jane Lahilahi Ka'eo (named after her aunt Jane Lahilahi Young). She was the first wife of James.

They had the following children:

  M i Alexander (Alika) Napuhako Adams was born in 1813. He died on 5 Apr 1865.
  M ii Isaac Keeaumoku Adams was born in 1817. He died on 10 Sep 1900.

Captain Alexander Adams [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 27 Dec 1780 in Abroath, Angus, Scotland. He died on 27 Oct 1871 in Niu Hawaii. He was buried in Nuuanu Cemetary, Oahu, Hi. He married Charlotte Oili Harbottle. Alexander was employed as Brig Pilot for the Kaahumanu, formerly the Forrester, purchased by King Kamehameha in 04-16-1816. He was baptized on 30 Aug 1784 in St. Vigeans, Angus, Scotland.

Other marriages:
Davis, Sarah Kaniaulono (Sally, Kale)
Harbottle, Sarah Ulukaihonua

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Capt. Adams left Scotland age 12, worked 4 years aboard "Zephyr" belonging to Husson & Co. Newcastle on Tyne England. Age 16, left Zephyr, joined "Calcutta" on the Lancaster for 2 trips. Drafted into Navalservice aboard "Elizabeth" during the Sea battle of Trafalgar, 1805. Possiblyarrived in Hawaii 1809. Anchored in Kawaihae Bay on 01-21-1816, aboard "Forrester". Purchased with Sandlewood, King Kamehameha made trade with Adams, andCapt. Ebbetts. Purchase had to be done with the condition that Adams command the ship. The Forrester's name was changed to "Kaahumanu". It was mostly a cargo and dispatch vessel. He served for the Hawaiian Government under Kamehameha, and in 03-07-1817, King Kamehameha Sent Adams to China on a Sandlewood voyage, crewmembers died while inroute due to changes in climate. While in China,ordered to pay $3000. in port charges. Upon returning 10-05-1817, Hilo , and hearing of the charges Adams had to pay, King Kamehameha ordered Hawaii do the same. After 30 years of piloting, Adams retired, resided in Kalihi and was great host to many. Adams kept a journal which his notes were taken from and printed in Honolulu Star Bulltein 05-04-1935. He is noted for the a controversy on the making of the Hawaiian flag and the rittish jack in the flag. He had three wives, Sarah "Sally" Davis, daughter of Isaac Davis, Sarah Harbottle separated after 8 years. Third wife, Charlotte Harbottle(d.09-23-1893), still lived at the time of his death. He had 15 children and at the time of his death, 10 were currently alive. Last address was the corner of Hotel St and AdamsLane in Oahu.

SOURCES:
Advertiser: 08-27/30-1927 "The Journal of Alexander Adams" Testimony Before The Land Commission of 1848
Hawaiian Gazette 1896 June 5, P6. C1.
Brittish in Hawaii by Chris Cook Honolulu Star Bulletin 05-04-1935 p4
"Adventures in the History of Hawaii No.5 Adams, the "Auld" pilot Hawaiian Gazette 1871 Nov. 1 p2c4

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ADAMS, Alexander CAPT., 11/1/1871; p2-c4; died at residence on Hotel St., Honolulu 10/27/1871; aged nearly 92yrs; native of Scotland; resident since 1810. In employ of Kamehameha I and took his brig, the Forrester to China with sandalwood. First pilot of Honolulu 1817-1844; oldest foreign resident and formerly in British Navy; In Hawaiian Gazette 6/5/1896, p6-c1, mentions first wife died in child birth and a relative of Karaimoku (Kalanimoku), 2nd wife, a daughter of Isaac Davis, separated after 8 yrs. 3rd wife, still living (name not given). 15 children/ 10 still alive.

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Kamakahonu - The Eye Of The Turtle
by Mikahala Roy

The area known as Kamakahonu and the surrounding Kamakahonu Cove is beyond dispute, the of the most important sites in al! ths Hawaiian islands. Not only was Kamakahonu declared the first capitol site of the united Hawaiian islands under the leadership of Kamehameha the Great, it was here that he spent his last years and organized the preparation of Hawaii for her future.

Here the Kapu System, the evolved condition of the faith of the Hawaiian people to that point, was abrogated foliowing the historic "Ai Noa" ceremony.

Here the first missionaries to reach the islands made their initial "official" landing. They did so upon a stone promontory of pahoehoe islets recorded in history as the "Plymouth Landing" of Hawai'i. Here, the ships of other countries of the world landed to receive permission from Kamehameha I for any and all of their activity in the islands.

Here, the Hawaiian flag flew for the first time in the Kingdom, the product of the collaboration of Kamehameha I and Captain Alexander Adams.


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The Flag of the Lands of Kamehameha IV

From Ka Nūpepa Kū‘oko‘a, January 1, 1862

HAWAIIAN:

Ua hana mua ‘ia kēia Hae i ka makahiki 1816, no Kamehameha I. No ka mana‘o o ke ali‘i e holo kekahi moku ma Kina, e kū‘ai i ka ‘Iliahi. ‘Imi pū ‘o ia me Olohana, ‘o Aikake, a me Alika (ma Kalihi e ola nei i kēia wā), i hae no ka moku, he wahi moku ‘ano manuwā, ua lako i nā pū he ‘umikumamāono, ‘o Forester ka inoa. ‘O Kamehameha I, ka mea nona ka moku.

A i ka pa‘a ‘ana o ka hae, holo akula ka moku ma Makao, ha‘oha‘o ‘ia ka Hae, ‘a‘ole i ‘ae ‘ia he Hae Aupuni. Ho‘ouku nui ‘ia ka moku no ke awa, a kū‘ai pohō ‘ia ka ‘Iliahi, a ho‘i mai i Hawai‘i nei.

Lohe ke ali‘i i kēia pohō, ‘ōlelo ‘o ia e kau i ka uku no ke awa o Honolulu e like me ko nā ‘āina ‘ē. ‘O ia ke kau mua ‘ana i ke uku kūmau no ke awa.

I ka makahiki 1813, i ka lā 25 o Feberuari, huki ‘ia i lalo kēia Hae e Lord George Paulet (Lo Keoki,) me ka mana‘o e lilo kēia pae ‘āina i waiwai no Beretānia Nui, a kau ‘ia ka hae Beritānia ma kona mau pahu hae a puni ka ‘āina, a hiki i ka lā 31 o Iulai o ia makahiki.
Na Admerala Thomas i ho‘iho‘i mai i ka Hae, no ka mea, ua hihia ‘o ia i ka hana a Lord George Paulet (Lo Keoki).


ENGLISH:

The Hawaiian Flag was designed for King Kamehameha I in the year 1816. As the king desired to send a vessel to China, to sell a cargo of sandalwood, he in company with John Young, Isaac David and Capt. Alexander Adams, (the latter now living at Kalihi, near Honolulu, and aged about eighty years,) made this flag for the ship, which was a war vessel called the Forrester, carrying 16 guns and owned by Kamehameha I.

The flag having been made, the vessel sailed for Macao, China where the ensign was not credited nor recognized as a government flag. The ship was heavily taxed for the harbor, her cargo of sandalwood sold at a lost and she returned to these islands.

The King having heard of the loss attending his speculation said he would impose a tax on the harbor of Honolulu, similar to that of foreign countries. This was the origin of harbor dues at these islands.

On the 25th of Feb., 1843, Lord George Paulet hauled down this flag with the purpose of adding these islands to the sovereignty of Great Britain, and raised the British flag on flag-staffs throughout the group which remained up until the 31st of July, of the same year, when Admiral Thomas restored the flag, being responsible for the act of Lord George Paulet.

Charlotte Oili Harbottle [Parents] was born in 1813 in Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii. She died on 23 Sep 1893 in Palama, Hawaii. She married Captain Alexander Adams.

The Friend Oct 1893

They had the following children:

  M i John Adams 1 was born in 1824. He died on 13 Jul 1877 in Honolulu, Hi.

The Friend Obituary Aug 1877
  M ii William Kekoolani Adams was born about 1825. He died on 6 Mar 1885.
  M iii David Adams (I) 1 was born in 1827 in Niu Hawaii. He died on 27 Aug 1865 in Honolulu, Hi.

The Friend Oct. 1865 Obituary Notice
  M iv James A. Napokaikuoholani Adams was born in 1838 in Niu Hawaii. He died in 1853 in Niu Hawaii.

The Friend Sept. 1853 Obituary Notice
  F v Annie Puna Paalua Adams was born about 1827.
  F vi Victoria Kaailama Adams was born about 1844.
  F vii Sarah Isaac Akamu Adams was born about 1846. She died about 1893.
  U viii Deceased Adams.
  U ix Deceased Adams.
  U x Deceased Adams.
  U xi Deceased Adams.
  U xii Deceased Adams.

Captain Alexander Adams [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 27 Dec 1780 in Abroath, Angus, Scotland. He died on 27 Oct 1871 in Niu Hawaii. He was buried in Nuuanu Cemetary, Oahu, Hi. He married Sarah Ulukaihonua Harbottle. Alexander was employed as Brig Pilot for the Kaahumanu, formerly the Forrester, purchased by King Kamehameha in 04-16-1816. He was baptized on 30 Aug 1784 in St. Vigeans, Angus, Scotland.

Other marriages:
Davis, Sarah Kaniaulono (Sally, Kale)
Harbottle, Charlotte Oili

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Capt. Adams left Scotland age 12, worked 4 years aboard "Zephyr" belonging to Husson & Co. Newcastle on Tyne England. Age 16, left Zephyr, joined "Calcutta" on the Lancaster for 2 trips. Drafted into Navalservice aboard "Elizabeth" during the Sea battle of Trafalgar, 1805. Possiblyarrived in Hawaii 1809. Anchored in Kawaihae Bay on 01-21-1816, aboard "Forrester". Purchased with Sandlewood, King Kamehameha made trade with Adams, andCapt. Ebbetts. Purchase had to be done with the condition that Adams command the ship. The Forrester's name was changed to "Kaahumanu". It was mostly a cargo and dispatch vessel. He served for the Hawaiian Government under Kamehameha, and in 03-07-1817, King Kamehameha Sent Adams to China on a Sandlewood voyage, crewmembers died while inroute due to changes in climate. While in China,ordered to pay $3000. in port charges. Upon returning 10-05-1817, Hilo , and hearing of the charges Adams had to pay, King Kamehameha ordered Hawaii do the same. After 30 years of piloting, Adams retired, resided in Kalihi and was great host to many. Adams kept a journal which his notes were taken from and printed in Honolulu Star Bulltein 05-04-1935. He is noted for the a controversy on the making of the Hawaiian flag and the rittish jack in the flag. He had three wives, Sarah "Sally" Davis, daughter of Isaac Davis, Sarah Harbottle separated after 8 years. Third wife, Charlotte Harbottle(d.09-23-1893), still lived at the time of his death. He had 15 children and at the time of his death, 10 were currently alive. Last address was the corner of Hotel St and AdamsLane in Oahu.

SOURCES:
Advertiser: 08-27/30-1927 "The Journal of Alexander Adams" Testimony Before The Land Commission of 1848
Hawaiian Gazette 1896 June 5, P6. C1.
Brittish in Hawaii by Chris Cook Honolulu Star Bulletin 05-04-1935 p4
"Adventures in the History of Hawaii No.5 Adams, the "Auld" pilot Hawaiian Gazette 1871 Nov. 1 p2c4

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ADAMS, Alexander CAPT., 11/1/1871; p2-c4; died at residence on Hotel St., Honolulu 10/27/1871; aged nearly 92yrs; native of Scotland; resident since 1810. In employ of Kamehameha I and took his brig, the Forrester to China with sandalwood. First pilot of Honolulu 1817-1844; oldest foreign resident and formerly in British Navy; In Hawaiian Gazette 6/5/1896, p6-c1, mentions first wife died in child birth and a relative of Karaimoku (Kalanimoku), 2nd wife, a daughter of Isaac Davis, separated after 8 yrs. 3rd wife, still living (name not given). 15 children/ 10 still alive.

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Kamakahonu - The Eye Of The Turtle
by Mikahala Roy

The area known as Kamakahonu and the surrounding Kamakahonu Cove is beyond dispute, the of the most important sites in al! ths Hawaiian islands. Not only was Kamakahonu declared the first capitol site of the united Hawaiian islands under the leadership of Kamehameha the Great, it was here that he spent his last years and organized the preparation of Hawaii for her future.

Here the Kapu System, the evolved condition of the faith of the Hawaiian people to that point, was abrogated foliowing the historic "Ai Noa" ceremony.

Here the first missionaries to reach the islands made their initial "official" landing. They did so upon a stone promontory of pahoehoe islets recorded in history as the "Plymouth Landing" of Hawai'i. Here, the ships of other countries of the world landed to receive permission from Kamehameha I for any and all of their activity in the islands.

Here, the Hawaiian flag flew for the first time in the Kingdom, the product of the collaboration of Kamehameha I and Captain Alexander Adams.


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The Flag of the Lands of Kamehameha IV

From Ka Nūpepa Kū‘oko‘a, January 1, 1862

HAWAIIAN:

Ua hana mua ‘ia kēia Hae i ka makahiki 1816, no Kamehameha I. No ka mana‘o o ke ali‘i e holo kekahi moku ma Kina, e kū‘ai i ka ‘Iliahi. ‘Imi pū ‘o ia me Olohana, ‘o Aikake, a me Alika (ma Kalihi e ola nei i kēia wā), i hae no ka moku, he wahi moku ‘ano manuwā, ua lako i nā pū he ‘umikumamāono, ‘o Forester ka inoa. ‘O Kamehameha I, ka mea nona ka moku.

A i ka pa‘a ‘ana o ka hae, holo akula ka moku ma Makao, ha‘oha‘o ‘ia ka Hae, ‘a‘ole i ‘ae ‘ia he Hae Aupuni. Ho‘ouku nui ‘ia ka moku no ke awa, a kū‘ai pohō ‘ia ka ‘Iliahi, a ho‘i mai i Hawai‘i nei.

Lohe ke ali‘i i kēia pohō, ‘ōlelo ‘o ia e kau i ka uku no ke awa o Honolulu e like me ko nā ‘āina ‘ē. ‘O ia ke kau mua ‘ana i ke uku kūmau no ke awa.

I ka makahiki 1813, i ka lā 25 o Feberuari, huki ‘ia i lalo kēia Hae e Lord George Paulet (Lo Keoki,) me ka mana‘o e lilo kēia pae ‘āina i waiwai no Beretānia Nui, a kau ‘ia ka hae Beritānia ma kona mau pahu hae a puni ka ‘āina, a hiki i ka lā 31 o Iulai o ia makahiki.
Na Admerala Thomas i ho‘iho‘i mai i ka Hae, no ka mea, ua hihia ‘o ia i ka hana a Lord George Paulet (Lo Keoki).


ENGLISH:

The Hawaiian Flag was designed for King Kamehameha I in the year 1816. As the king desired to send a vessel to China, to sell a cargo of sandalwood, he in company with John Young, Isaac David and Capt. Alexander Adams, (the latter now living at Kalihi, near Honolulu, and aged about eighty years,) made this flag for the ship, which was a war vessel called the Forrester, carrying 16 guns and owned by Kamehameha I.

The flag having been made, the vessel sailed for Macao, China where the ensign was not credited nor recognized as a government flag. The ship was heavily taxed for the harbor, her cargo of sandalwood sold at a lost and she returned to these islands.

The King having heard of the loss attending his speculation said he would impose a tax on the harbor of Honolulu, similar to that of foreign countries. This was the origin of harbor dues at these islands.

On the 25th of Feb., 1843, Lord George Paulet hauled down this flag with the purpose of adding these islands to the sovereignty of Great Britain, and raised the British flag on flag-staffs throughout the group which remained up until the 31st of July, of the same year, when Admiral Thomas restored the flag, being responsible for the act of Lord George Paulet.

Sarah Ulukaihonua Harbottle [Parents] was born about 1811. She married Captain Alexander Adams.

They had the following children:

  F i Mary Punapanawea Adams was born on 28 Feb 1838. She died about 1912.

James Kanehoa Young (Kanehoa II) [Parents].James married Sarah Kaniaulono Davis (Sally, Kale).

Other marriages:
Ha'ale,
Hikoni,

Sarah Kaniaulono Davis (Sally, Kale) [Parents] 1 was born on 15 Feb 1797 in Waimea, Hi. She married James Kanehoa Young (Kanehoa II).

Other marriages:
Adams, Alexander
Paha'aikaua,
Kanekaupu'u (Kanekuapu'u),

No issue with James Kanehoa, but together the couple had a hanai daughter Jane Lahilahi Ka'eo (named after her aunt Jane Lahilahi Young). She was the first wife of James.


Paha'aikaua. married Sarah Kaniaulono Davis (Sally, Kale).

Sarah Kaniaulono Davis (Sally, Kale) [Parents] 1 was born on 15 Feb 1797 in Waimea, Hi. She married Paha'aikaua.

Other marriages:
Adams, Alexander
Young, James Kanehoa (Kanehoa II)
Kanekaupu'u (Kanekuapu'u),

No issue with James Kanehoa, but together the couple had a hanai daughter Jane Lahilahi Ka'eo (named after her aunt Jane Lahilahi Young). She was the first wife of James.

They had the following children:

  F i Uwaikikilani (Uwaikikilani II).

Kanekaupu'u (Kanekuapu'u). married Sarah Kaniaulono Davis (Sally, Kale).

Sarah Kaniaulono Davis (Sally, Kale) [Parents] 1 was born on 15 Feb 1797 in Waimea, Hi. She married Kanekaupu'u (Kanekuapu'u).

Other marriages:
Adams, Alexander
Young, James Kanehoa (Kanehoa II)
Paha'aikaua,

No issue with James Kanehoa, but together the couple had a hanai daughter Jane Lahilahi Ka'eo (named after her aunt Jane Lahilahi Young). She was the first wife of James.

They had the following children:

  F i Amelia Nakai (Nakai II) Kanekaupu'u.

Alexander Adams (II) [Parents] was born about 1855 in Niu Hawaii. He married Malia.

Malia. married Alexander Adams (II).

They had the following children:

  M i David Adams (III) was born about 1878 in Niu Hawaii.
  F ii Sally Adams was born about 1884.

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