Chief of Oahu

Kapae-a-Lakona — also spelled Kapea-a-Lakona — was High Chief of Oahu in ancient Hawaii.[1]

ChildrenHaka of Oahu
Parent(s)Lakona of Oʻahu


He was a son of High Chief Lakona of Oʻahu[2] and his wife, Chiefess Alaʻikauakoko[3] — daughter of a man named Pokai and his wife Hineuki.[4] After his father's death, Kapae became the Chief of Oʻahu. Kapae married a woman named Wehina, whose parents are not known today. Wehina and Kapae's only known child was Chief Haka of Oahu.


  1. The World Archaeological Congress, Southampton and London: Comparative studies in the development of complex societies
  2. Ross H. Cordy (1981). A study of prehistoric social change: the development of complex societies in the Hawaiian Islands.
  3. Kapaealakona (Kapea-a-Lakona) Archived 2016-10-21 at the Wayback Machine
  4. Peleioholani, Solomon Lehuanui Kalaniomaiheuila (1906). Genealogy of the Robinson family, and ancient legends and chants of Hawaii. Honolulu Bulletin Publishing Company, Ltd., 1908, Hawaii State Archives (Photocopy), CS 2209. R62 P45 1908.