Namahana Piia

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Lydia Nāmāhāna Piʻia
Nomahanna, Queen of the Sandwich Islands.jpg
Portrait of Nāmāhāna Piʻia as "Queen of the Sandwich Islands", published in Otto von Kotzebue's A New Voyage Around the World, 1830.
Governor of Oahu
In office
1824 – 1829?[1]
Preceded by Oliver Holmes
Succeeded by Boki
Personal details
Born Hawaii
Died 1829
Spouse(s) Kamehameha I
Gideon Peleioholani Laanui
Parents Keeaumoku Pāpaiahiahi
Namahanaʻi Kaleleokalani

Lydia Nāmāhāna Piʻia (c. 1787 – 1829[1]) was a wife of King Kamehameha I of Hawaii. She was the daughter of Keʻeaumoku Pāpaʻiahiahi, and her sisters Kaʻahumanu and Kalākua Kaheiheimālie were also Kamehameha's wives. Kamehameha and Kaʻahumanu later arranged Piʻia to marry Gideon Peleioholani Laanui, who was ten years her junior. They were married by Hiram Bingham I in a Christian ceremony.[2]

Nāmāhāna Piʻia also served as Governor of Oahu.

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Preceded by
Oliver Holmes
Royal Governor of Oahu Succeeded by
Boki