Kekoolani Genealogy of the Descendants of the Ruling Chiefs of Hawaii

Kauhihape [Parents] 1. married 2 Kahawalu (Kahawalu I).

Kahawalu (Kahawalu I) [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. married 6 Kauhihape.

Other marriages:
Kekaulike Kalani-kui-hono-i-ka-moku, (King of Maui)
Kumuko'a (Kumukoa II) (Kumuhea), (Molokai Chief)

Kahawalu marries her grandfather King Kekaulike. Her full sister Kahilipoilani also marries the grandfather Kekaulike.

Keaweikekahialiiokamoku (k) King of Hawaii married Hoakalani (w); born were five children. Kumukoa (k) was one of the children. Kumukoa (k) married Kahawalu (w), mother of Kauhiaimokuakama (k); born was Kaikilani III (w).

In the ROBINSON FAMILY genealogy, SLK Peleioholani says that KAHAWALU is the daughter of Kahekili II and Kealohikikaupea. When KAHAWALU marries KEKAULIKE she is therefore marrying her grandfather.

They had the following children:

  M i Kauhiokalani (Kauhiokalani-o-Kauhihape).

William Pitt Kalanimoku (Kalaimoku) [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 was born in 1768 in Kauiki, Maui. He married Likelike.

Other marriages:
Kiliwehi (Kuwahine),

Chief Minister to King Kamehameha the Great. Kalaimoku is the name given in the KA MAKAAINA newspaper articles. He is called "Kalanimoku" by S.M. Kamaku.

A. Fornander says that Kalnimoku is the son of Kauhiaimoku-a-Kama (Kauhiakama II, Kekauhinamoku, Kekauhiwamoku, Hekau-a-Hiwamoku, Kauhi).

Likelike [Parents] 1. married William Pitt Kalanimoku (Kalaimoku).

Poki (Boki) Kama'ule'ule [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 died in Dec 1829 in Lost at Sea. He married Liliha (Kuini Liliha) in 1819.

The Hon. Alii Poki [Boki] Kama'ule'ule (lost at sea during an expedition to the New Hebrides, December 1829), Governor of Oahu, second son of Alii Kekuamanoha, by his first wife, Kamakahu-kilani, daughter of Kamakahu-kilani.

Called Poki by S.M. Kamakau.

Liliha (Kuini Liliha) [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was christened in Honolulu, Oahu. She died on 24 Aug 1839. She married Poki (Boki) Kama'ule'ule in 1819. She had other parents.

Other marriages:
Paki, (Abner Kuho'oheiheipahu Paki)
Kalaniulumoku (Kalaniulumoku II, Kaulumoku II, Namaile, Kamaile), High Chief KN
Ha'alou (Ha'alou III, Haalou-a-Kiliwehi),


Liliha was the hanai (adopted) daughter of Hoapili-'ulu-maheihei. Governess of Oahu 1829-1831. Today, she is believed to be his natural daughter. This happens all the time to hanai children and to some degree it is what is supposed to happen.

However, the facts of her genealogy are that she is the daughter of Kalaniulumoku II and Loeau, who were themselves full blooded brother and sister (children of Kalaniulumoku I and his own mother the venerable kapu chiefess Kalanikuiokikilo). This makes Liliha a ninaupio child, a chiefess of the highest possible princely rank in the system of Hawaiian chiefs. She is,in fact, one of the last ninaupi'o persons to be born in Hawaii. The only other ninaupio chief to be born this late in Hawaii's history is probably Akaka Kukalani (the daughter of the brother-sister marriage of King Kahahana's son and daughter).

Before Liliha and Akaka Kukalani, the ninaupi'o chiefs were:

* Keopuolani (wife of Kamehameha) - daughter of Kiwalao (Kiwala'o) and Liliha Kekuipoiwa (Kekuipoiwa III), who were full blooded brother and sister, not half blooded as suggested by some genealogies. The fact that she was ninaupi'o is the reason why her husband Kamehameha was required to prostrate fully face down to the ground in her presence.

* Kalanikauiokikilo - daughter of King Kamehamehanui Ailua and his sister Kalola, the children of King Keakaulike. Kalola was also the mother of the above stated Liliha Kekuipoiwa and Kiwala'o.

It is this Kalanikauiokikilo who mated with her own son from her father to give birth Liliha's father and mother, this is the order:
(1) King Kekaulike + Kekuipoiwa Nui (half-brother and sister) = Kamehamehanui and Kalola (son and daughter)
(2) Kamehamehanui + Kalola = Kalanikauiokikilo (ninaupio chiefess)
(3) Kamehamehanui + Kalanikauikikilo (his daughter) = Kalaniulumoku I
(4) Kalaniulumoku I + Kalanikuiokikilo (his mother) = Kalaniulumoku II & Loeau (son and daughter)
(5) Kalaniulumoku II & Loeau = Liliha

We understand now that this is the real reason that Liliha commanded such respect in her lifetime and enjoyed many privileges amd also why her several husbands were of such high rank. Everyone knew that she was only hanai to Hoapili-ulu-maheihei and that in her veins flowed the ninaupio blood of theof the Maui royal family ran through her veins, so she was indulged and forgiven often.

Her true genealogy is the reason why her daughter with Namaile was named "Jane Loeau", after her own true biolical mother "Loeau". Also, this is why Jane Loeau was educated at the Royal School. Liliha's true genealogy is given in two works by noted Hawaiian genealogist S.L.K. Pelioholani.

January 30, 2010
Kapolei, O'ahu, Hawaii

Keakaokananaloa (Ke-aka-o-ka-nana-loa) [Parents] 1. married 2 Kehulu.

Gender not specified in records. Assigned male.

Kehulu 1. married 2 Keakaokananaloa (Ke-aka-o-ka-nana-loa).

Gender not specified in records. Assigned female.

They had the following children:

  M i Luahiwa (Luahiwa II).

Ka-'alo-a-Pii (Ka-'alo-a-Pili, Ka'aloa-a-Lono-a-Pili) (Ka'u Chief) [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4.(Ka'u married 5 Kaneikaheilani (Kane-i-ka-heilani).

Other marriages:
Kaonohiulaokalani (Ka-'onohi-'ula-o-kalani),

Ka'aloa-a-Lono-a-pili is the name given by Mary Pukui.

Kaneikaheilani (Kane-i-ka-heilani) [Parents] 1, 2, 3. married 4 Ka-'alo-a-Pii (Ka-'alo-a-Pili, Ka'aloa-a-Lono-a-Pili) (Ka'u Chief). She had other parents.

They had the following children:

  F i Kalelemauli (Ka-lele-mauli, Kalelemauliokalani).

Kaumeheiwa (Kau-me-he-'iwa) (Mo'i, Ruling Chief of Kauai) [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4.(Mo'i, married 5 Kaikai.

Other marriages:
Ka'apuwai (Ka'apuwai I, Ka-'apu'wai),

Kaikai 1. married 2 Kaumeheiwa (Kau-me-he-'iwa) (Mo'i, Ruling Chief of Kauai).

They had the following children:

  M i Nololoa.
  F ii Kaihueha.

Kaumeheiwa (Kau-me-he-'iwa) (Mo'i, Ruling Chief of Kauai) [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4.(Mo'i, married 5 Kaihueha.

Other marriages:
Ka'apuwai (Ka'apuwai I, Ka-'apu'wai),

Kaihueha [Parents]. married 1 Kaumeheiwa (Kau-me-he-'iwa) (Mo'i, Ruling Chief of Kauai).

Kaihueha marries her father Kaumeheiwa, has issue.

They had the following children:

  M i Pakana.

Kaikioewa (Kaikio'ewa) [Parents] 1, 2 was born in 1756. He died in 1839 in Maui. He married 3 Nahaukapu (Wauhaukapu).

Other marriages:
Piipii, (Piipiikalanikahiwauliakama)

Governor of Kauai. Kamakau points out in TALES & TRADITIONS that he is a descendant of Kaha'oi, the last Ewa chief we have solid genealogy for before ELANI emerges.

Governor of Kauai 1824-1825

Nahaukapu (Wauhaukapu) 1. married 2 Kaikioewa (Kaikio'ewa).

Nahaukapu is the name used by Kamakau.

They had the following children:

  F i Likelike.

Kaiana Kuikue Ukupe [Parents]. married Kalanikauleleiawi (Kalanikauleleiawi II).

He is believed to be either a son or grandson of Kaolahaka-a-Keawe.

Kalanikauleleiawi (Kalanikauleleiawi II) [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. married Kaiana Kuikue Ukupe.

Other marriages:
Kanekoa (Kanekoa-a-Kalanikeeaumoku), (Waimea Chief)
Keawemauhili (Keawemauhili I), (Ali'i-o-Hilo)

They had the following children:

  M i Kaikioewa (Kaikio'ewa) was born in 1756. He died in 1839.

Kepaa 1. married 2 Akahi (Akahi-a-Pauelua).

Akahi (Akahi-a-Pauelua) [Parents] 1, 2 died on 8 Oct 1877. She married 3 Kepaa.

Other marriages:
Keeaumoku (Keeaumoku III, Keeaumoku Opio), George Cox Kahekili

This Akahi left her land to Bernice Pauahi Bishop.

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