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Gideon Peleioholani LAANUI

American Gideon Peleioholani LAANUI

born Gideon Peleʻioholani LA'ANUI

Hawaiian chief

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: in 1797 in Waimea, Hawaii, USA
Died: on September 12, 1849 in Waialua, Hawaii, USA


Pele?ioholani La?anui was probably born at the District of Waimea on the island of Hawaii. His mother was Chiefess Kaohelelani, formerly heir to Hana, Kipahulu and Kaupo, and daughter of High Chief Kalokuokamaile and High Chiefess Kaloiokalani. His father was the High Chief Nuhi, ruler of Waimea and son of Chief Hinai of Waimea, by his wife, Kupapa-a-I. Nuhi had survived the 1792 battle at Pu?ukohola Heiau where Kamehameha I unified the island of Hawai?i. His only sibling was his sister Kekaikuihala.

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- Category American politician