It wasn’t only Kaʻū that dispatched oppressive aliʻi, 1865.

[Found under: KA MOOLELO O HAWAII NEI. HELU 14.]

During the period of Lonoikamakahiki, a section went to his older brother, Kanaloakuaana; Kona, Kohala, and Hamakua were ruled by Kanaloakuaana. Kau, Puna, and Hilo were ruled by Lonoikamakahiki.

There were many chiefs of Hawaii [island] who were warring, and there were many alii that were killed by the makaainana for their tyranny and for plundering the belongings of the makaainana.

Kau killed the Alii ruling over their moku. Koihala, Kohaikalani, and Halaea.

Kona killed Keliiokaloa, the child of Umi. Kohala’s alii, Kamaiole and Kamakaohua died.

Therefore, many Hawaii alii went in droves to live on Oahu, Maui, and Molokai.

[This passage can be found in S. M. Kamakau’s Tales & Traditions of the People of Old, currently only available as an ebook from Bishop Museum Press.

Z. P. Kalokuokamaile also tells the story of the three overbearing chiefs of Kau under the title, “Hoonanea na ka manawa: Moolelo no Kekahi Alii Kaulana o ka Moku o Kau, Hawaii.” Unfortunately only the second part of a two-part article is available online, Kuokoa, 9/10/1925, p. 5. The first part probably appeared on 8/20/1925, but that issue is not online.]

(Kuokoa, 9/30/1865, p. 1)

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Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, Buke IV, Helu 39, Aoao 1. Sepatemaba 30, 1865.

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