Lakona of Oahu
Lakona, Chief of Oʻahu
|Parent(s)||Nawele of Oʻahu|
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Lakona was born on Oʻahu around 1340. He was the son of High Chief Nawele and his wife, Kalanimoeikawaikai. 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.
References[change | change source]
- Elepuukahonua (Olepuukahonua) (Ruling Chief of Oahu)
- Kamakau, Samuel M., Ruling Chiefs of Hawaii (Revised Edition). Appendix Genealogies (Kamehameha Schools Press, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1961).
- This woman is also known as Kalanamowaiku or as Kalanimoeikawaikaʻa.
- Kapaealakona (Kapea-a-Lakona)
- 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.