Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa

Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa – The Hawaiian heiress

Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa was born on 23 April 1926 as the daughter of Lydia Liliuokalani Kawānanakoa and William Jeremiah Ellerbrock. Her mother was the daughter of Prince David Kawānanakoa and Princess Abigail Campbell Kawānanakoa. She is the great-grandniece of the last Queen of Hawaii, Queen Liliʻuokalani, and as such, many consider her a possible [read more]

Emma of Hawaii

Emma of Hawaii – A beloved Queen (Part one)

Emma Kalanikaumakaʻamano Kaleleonālani Naʻea Rooke of Hawaiʻi was born on 2 January 1836 as the daughter of High Chief George Naʻea and High Chiefess Fanny Kekelaokalani Young. She was adopted under the Hawaiian tradition of hānai by her childless maternal aunt, chiefess Grace Kamaʻikuʻi Young Rooke, and her husband, Dr Thomas C. B. Rooke. She would have been nursed by a royal wet nurse and [read more]