Kekuiapoiwa Liliha

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For other chiefess with this name, see Kekuiapoiwa II.
Kekuʻiapoiwa Liliha
Queen of the Island of Hawaiʻi
Spouse Kīwalaʻō
Issue Keōpūolani
Father Keōua
Mother Kalola Pupuka-o-Honokawailani

Kekuʻiapoiwa Liliha was a Queen of the Island of Hawaiʻi.

Biography[edit]

She was a daughter of the High Chief Keōua and Kalola Pupuka-o-Honokawailani. She was a granddaughter of Keeaumoku Nui, Kamakaimoku, queen Kekuiapoiwa I and king Kekaulike.

Her siblings were Kalokuokamaile, great king Kamehameha I and Keliimaikai, Kalaimamahu, whom she later married and had 2 children daughterKilioa and Son Keanianiwhom the Kalaimamahu line was continued through; She was an aunt of Kamehameha II, Kamehameha III and chiefess Kaohelelani.

She was also a half-sister of the king Kīwalaʻō.[1] She married him and their daughter was Queen Keōpūolani, mother of Kamehameha II.

Kīwalaʻō was killed by the chief Keʻeaumoku Pāpaʻiahiahi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christopher Buyers. "The Kamehameha Dynasty Genealogy (Page 3)". Royal Ark web site. Retrieved 2010-04-13.