Haka of Oahu

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Haka of Oʻahu
Spouse(s)Kapunawahine
ChildrenKapiko-a-Haka, Prince of Oʻahu
Parent(s)Kapae-a-Lakona, Chief of Oʻahu
Wehina

Haka (Hawaiian pronunciation: Hah-kah) was High Chief of the island of Oahu, in ancient Hawaii.

Life[change | change source]

Chief Haka was born on Oʻahu to High Chief Kapae-a-Lakona[1][2] and his wife Wehina.[3] He was a member of the House of Maweke of Tahiti. Haka was married to Kapunawahine. Their son was Kapiko-a-Haka.[4] Kapiko-a-Haka married Ulakiokalani, and they had three daughters: Ka’auiokalani, Kaʻulala and Kamili.[5]

Haka was killed and was succeeded by his relative Maʻilikākahi.

References[change | change source]

  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)
  4. 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.
  5. Kapikoahaka. "Kapikoahaka (Kapiko-a-Haka) married Ulakiokalani."