Lakona of Oahu

High Chief of Oahu

Lakona was High Chief of Oahu, a Hawaiian island.

Lakona, Chief of Oʻahu
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Spouse(s)Alaʻikauakoko
ChildrenKapaealakona
Parent(s)Nawele of Oʻahu
Kalanimoeikawaikai

LifeEdit

Lakona was born on Oʻahu around 1340. He was the son of High Chief Nawele[1] and his wife, Kalanimoeikawaikai.[2][3] Because of his father, Lakona is also known as Lakona-a-Nawele, which means "Lakona, son of Nawele". After the death of his father, Lakona became the ruler of his island. He ruled together with his female cousin, Maelo.

The wife of Lakona was called Alaʻikauakoko,[4] who is also known as Kanakoko. They had a son, Kapaealakona, who succeeded Lakona after Lakona's death.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Elepuukahonua (Olepuukahonua) (Ruling Chief of Oahu) Archived 2016-10-21 at the Wayback Machine
  2. Kamakau, Samuel M., Ruling Chiefs of Hawaii (Revised Edition). Appendix Genealogies (Kamehameha Schools Press, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1961).
  3. This woman is also known as Kalanamowaiku or as Kalanimoeikawaikaʻa.
  4. "Kapaealakona (Kapea-a-Lakona)". Archived from the original on 2016-10-21. Retrieved 2017-05-27.
  5. Unauna, J.K., Ka Nupepa Kuokoa (Newspaper). 1874. "Ka Moolel Kuauhua o na Kupuna O Ke'lii Ekamaekamaeauaia a me Mauli Pokii". The Genealogical History of the Ancestors of the Chief Ekamaekamaeauaia and His Younger Relatives.