Myra Kekaakaualani Heleluhe in the court of Queen Liliuokalani, 1901.

THE GENEALOGY OF THE ALII DESCENDANTS IN THE COURT OF QUEEN LILIUOKALANI.

MYRA KEKAAKAUALANI HELELUHE’S.

MAN, WOMAN, CHILD

Kihaapiilani, Hilima, Keaweau,

Moemoe (f).

Uli, Moemoe, Kumukoa (m).

Kumukoa, Hina, Keakamahana (f). Continue reading

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Lilian Kalahiki Kamohailani in the court of Queen Liliuokalani, 1901.

[Found under: “KA MOOKUAUHAU O NA PUA-ALII E NOHO NEI I KE ALO O KA MOIWAHINE LILIUOKALANI.”]

GENEALOGY OF LILIAN KALAHIKI KAMOHAILANI.

ON HER MOTHER’S SIDE.

*Kaumeheiwa, Kaikai, Naloloa,

Kaihueha.

Kaumeheiwa, Kaihueha, Pekane. Continue reading

Clarice B. Taylor writes more on the Beckleys, 1960.

Clarice B. Taylor’s

Tales about Hawaii

Hoʻopololei: Beckleys

Well I did it. I fell into the common error of confusing the Beckley names.

In the July 5 installment of the story on the Beckley family, I said “Emma Nakuina was the mother of Fred Kahea Beckley.” By making the error, I learned something new.

The Beckley names are confusing because the names are repeated in each generation and sometimes among cousins.

Confusion is compounded by altering the sequence of the name. For instance Captain George Beckley and Ahia named their eldest son Frederick William Malulani Beckley. Continue reading

Clarice B. Taylor on the Beckleys, 1960.

Clarice B. Taylor’s

Tales about Hawaii

Captain George Beckley and Family

The Beckleys are a proud family. They have a right to be.

Their story is well known because each generation of Beckleys has produced a writer, one who could tell the family stories and keep them before the public. The most prolific of these writers was the late Ahuena Davison Taylor, wife of the late A. P. Taylor.

Beckleys married writers. Prominent was the late Emma Nakuina, mother of Fred Kahea Beckley, who wrote authoritative legends and a paper on the old water right system of ancient Hawaii. Continue reading

On the birth of David Laamea Kawananakoa Kahalepouli Piikoi, 1908.

[Found under: “Hala ia Lani Kumakomako o Hawaii Nui a Haho!”]

Prince Kawananakoa was born on the 19th day of February 1868, upland of Kaalaa, in Pauoa Valley amongst the sacred lehua buds of Kupanihi. His birth father was the High Chief David Kahalepouli Piikoi, his birth mother was Princess Kinoiki Kekaulike.

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