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American Miriam LIKELIKE

born Miriam Kapili LIKELIKE

Princess of the Kingdom of Hawai

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on January 13, 1851 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Died: on February 02, 1887 in ʻAinahau, Honolulu, Oʻahu, Hawaii


She was born in Honolulu, O'ahu. Her mother was High Chiefess Analea Keohokalole and father was High Chief Caesar Kaluaiku Kapa?akea. She was the youngest sister of Moses Kapa?akea, James Kaliokalani, David Kalakaua, Lydia Lili?uokalani, Kaimina?auao and Anna Ka?iulani, and the older sister of William Pitt Leleiohoku II. Because Likelike was not in the best of health as a child, she was sent to live in the dry climate of Kona on the island of Hawaii where she was hanai to a chiefly couple there. Like many of her siblings, she was most likely given in hanai to a family in Kona. At the age of 6, she returned to Honolulu and remained there until her marriage. Originally betrothed to Albert K. Kunuiakea, an illegitimate son of Kamehameha III, she broke off the engagement to marry someone else.

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