Nawele

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Nawele
Born Oahu
Spouse(s) Kalanimoeikawaikai
Children Lakona of Oahu
Parent(s) Kahokupohakano
Kaumana

Nawele was High Chief of Oahu (a Hawaiian island). His name is pronounced in Hawaiian language as Nah-weh-leh.

Life[change | change source]

Nawele was born on the island of Oʻahu as a son of Chief Kahokupohakano and his wife, Kaumana II. This means that Nawele's grandfather was High Chief Elepuukahonua.[1] After the death of Elepuʻukahonua, an unknown person ruled over Oʻahu. After the death of that man, Nawele became a High Chief.

The wife of Nawele was called Kalanimoeikawaikai.[2] Their son was High Chief Lakona of Oahu. Nawele died on Oʻahu.

References[change | change source]

  1. Elepuʻukahonua (Olepuʻukahonua) (Ruling Chief of Oahu)
  2. Kamakau, Samuel M., Ruling Chiefs of Hawaii (Revised Edition). Appendix Genealogies (Kamehameha Schools Press, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1961).