Genealogy of George Kaiwalani Dwight, 1918.


With a heavy heart for my Heavenly Lord, who has passed on the path of no return, for you, O George Kaiwalani Dwight, you are a heavenly one, a first born of the alii of Maui, a navel string and umbilical cord from Kekaulike (m) and Kekuiapoiwanui (f), who gave birth to Kamehameha-nui, who was raised on luau [Kamehamehanuiailuau], and Keaka (f), an alii, a wohi, a sacred one. Continue reading


Another genealogy of Hawaiian rulers, 1864.

Genealogy of the Alii of Ancient Times From the South¹ of Hawaii nei Who Ruled.

Haloa the male, Hinamanouluae the female;
Waia the male, Huhune the female;
Hinanalo the male, Haunuu the female;
Nakehili the male, Haulele the female;
Wailoa the male, Hikokuanea the female;
Kio the male, Kamole the female;
Ole the male, Haii the female;
Pupue the male, Manaku the female;
Manaku the male,  Hikoheale the female;
Kahiko the male, Kaea the female;
Nuanuu the male, Kapokuleiula the female;
Mawi the male, Hinakealohaina the female;
Nanamaoa the male, Hinakapaikua the female;
Nanakuae the male, Keaukuhonua the female;
Nanakaoko the male, Kahihiokalani the female;
Heleipawa the male, Kookookumaikalani the female;
Hulumalailani the male, Hinamaikalani the female;
Aikanaka the male, Hinahanaikamalama the female;
Hema the male, Uliomaheha the female;
Kahai the male, Hinauluohia the female;
Waiholoa the male, Hoolaukahili the female;
Laka the male, Hikauilena the female;
Luanuu the male, Kapokuileiula the female;
Kamea the male, Hopomaili the female;
Hua the male, Kapoea the female;
Pao the male, Manokalililani the female;
Hoaho the male, Kauilaanapa the female;
Palena the male, Hikawainui the female;
Hana the male, Mahuia the female;
Lonokawai the male, Kalohialiiokawai the female;
Laau the male, Kukamolimolialoha the female;
Pili the male, Hinauapu the female;
Koa the male, Hinaaumai the female;
Loe the male, Hinakalili the female;
Kukehau the male, Hinakeuki the female;
Kaniuhi the male, Hiliamakani the female;
Kanipahu the male, Walaikauakoko the female;
Kalapana the male, Makeamalamaihana the female; Continue reading

Expenditures of the Board of Genealogy, 1884.

Found under: “General Report of The Finance Committee to the Legislative Assembly of 1884.”]


The appropriation of $10,000 for the Relief of the Board of Genealogy has all been drawn from the Treasury upon warrants by the Minister of the Interior, and the books of the department show the following persons to have been the recipients:

Her Ex. the Governess of Hawaii [Poomaikelani] ….. $6,474.37 Continue reading

J. H. Kanepuu plans to publish a book filled with genealogies of the people, 1881.


I want to publish and distribute a book of Hawaiian Moolelo [Buke Moolelo Hawaii] for all the people of this lahui; and my great desire is for the questions below to be answered, so that the book can be filled with all of the genealogies [mookuauhau]. Continue reading

Lindsay/Lindsey genealogy found in a death announcement, 1912.


O Kuokoa Newspaper, Aloha oe:—Please include this parcel of sadness and grief in an empty space of your columns so that my multitudes will know my dear husband has passed, Mr. Thomas Weston Lindsay. Aloha no!

To all my dear family, friends, and intimates, residing from Hawaii to Niihau, from this column you will learn that my beloved kane, Mr. Thomas Weston Lindsay has gone, he left me and all of my family grieving for him with pain, and my heart filled with love for him. Continue reading

Samuela Kekuiapoiwa, 1903.

He was a True Kamehameha

The story printed in the Kuokoa pertaining to the death of Samuel Kekuiapoiwa on the 23rd of June past on the shores of Hanapepe; that he was well known for his good deeds and there was a expression of love for him in our Kilohana* on July 17; he was none other than a descendant of Kamehameha V. This is his whole name—Kapuaiwa Kamehameha V Kekuiapoiwa.

Here is the explanation: Kapuaiwa Kamehameha V was with Maheha and born was Keanolani (f); Continue reading