Kamehameha I Biography

Kamehameha I, also known as Kamehameha the Great, full Hawaiian name: Kalani Paiʻea Wohi o Kaleikini Kealiʻikui Kamehameha o ʻIolani i Kaiwikapu kauʻi Ka Liholiho Kūnuiākea, conquered the Hawaiian Islands formally establishing the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi in 1810 and founding the Kamehameha Dynasty. By developing alliances with the major Pacific colonial powers, Kamehameha preserved Hawaiʻi's independence under his rule. Kamehameha is remembered for the Kānāwai Māmalahoe, the "Law of the Splintered Paddle", which protects human rights of non-combatants in times of battle. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Kamehameha I
Nationality:
Kingdom of Hawaii
Ethnicity:
Native Hawaiians
Religion:
Hawaiian religion
Date of Birth:
May 1, 1738
Astrological Sign:
Taurus
Date of Death:
May 8, 1819
Age at Death:
81
Kamehameha I Timeline
  • 1785-05-01
    Kamehameha, the king of Hawaiʻi defeats Kalanikupule and establishes the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi
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