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Mo'okuauhau (Geneaology Research)

A group created with the purpose of helping Hawaiians research their genealogy and make renewed connections with extended ohana via the internet.

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Comment by kukuna o ka la on February 7, 2013 at 10:11am

Where is Your King ??

Where is Your King ??

Royalists !  Often at 'Iolani  I  hear like whisperings from the Palace.  
One afternoon Coach John Madden crossed my mind.  "He has one good hit left in him."

In the studio talking with veteran football players,  Coach John Madden from the Oakland Raiders would assess the physical condition of a retired champion player as well as the spirit of the gridiron hero with "Oh yeah.  He looks like he still has one good hit left in him !"  Meaning that  if we suited up this old timer in his pads and all,  the old timer would probably be able to throw one last Super Bowl type "hit" on his man.  

Gazing on 'Iolani Palace one thinks mainly about DEFENSE.  They asked Kamehameha the Great "Offense or Defense ??"  "Defense !" was His answer.  At 'Iolani Palace the Hawaiians played mainly Defense.  At the other Palaces across the Kingdom they played mostly Defense as well.  

I  thought about Kings and Queens of Hawai'i.  I  remembered my tour of the Bishop Museum.  Their descendants today look over their genealogies from time to time.  Some descendants are born into filthy rich Hawaiian families; some in a tent in Makaha.  It's impossible to tell which keiki might be destined to the Throne at 'Iolani Palace.  That's the way the world works !  So the thought crossed my mind as  I  glanced at that Palace: "Maybe the Hawaiians still have one good King left in 'em !"  

Who can doubt that the stage is here ?  What a beautiful Palace.

The immune systems of Hawaiians seem better now.  That's for sure !  But just like an oldtimer from the gridiron,  you have to worry about that last hit being fatal.  Who would venture to say definitely "The Hawaiians still have one good King left in them."  ?  Or "There's a chance that the Hawaiians still have one good King left in 'em."  But then  I  looked at all the big buildings standing around 'Iolani Palace.  They weren't here before time.  The Kings and Queens did not see these buildings when they looked out the Palace windows.  If there is one good King still left in the Hawaiians,  it looks like He will still be playing Defense.  I  guess one would look into the eyes of a child as well as study the way he walks and try to find the signs that the kid would be good on Defense.  If the kid looks like a good quarterback,  forget it !  

Of what use are the genealogies,  if the most important Succession is omitted ?? 

John Madden chats with Oakland Raiders Defensive End Matt Shaughnessy and Line Backer Trevor Scott (right).

Photo by Tony Gonzales.

Comment by Tazhi Pu'uhonua Tavares on January 27, 2013 at 10:00pm

@Anson Pa'alani Sing regarding Kipapa and Kekapahaukea, they are from Hawai'i island. I have a little info on them that I'll have to go look for in my papers. I requested to add you. In the meantime, i'll go look and see what I have. Are they your kupuna?

Comment by Sharon Moraes on January 15, 2013 at 11:52am

Aloha,

I would appreciate any information regarding Hinau `ohana?  Also, information on John Kinomakani (Kaaumoana) would be appreciated too.  I understand that he was `ohana to John Kukahiko (originally from Hawai`i Island).  Information on Hinau `ohana, originally from Waimanu Valley on Hawai`i Island, would be appreciated.

Mahalo,

Sharon

Comment by Barbi Halalu Silva on November 28, 2012 at 12:32pm

Does anyone have info on:

Konohia k  =  Ohao Luaehu Kanehailua w

child: Elizabeth Hamanalau Konohia = Uu Poina Keliimahiai k

their child: Hattie KEALOHAPAUOLEOLEINAWIOKAMAKUA Keliimahiai = Samual Pouli Kalahele.

 

Comment by Barbi Halalu Silva on November 14, 2012 at 1:20pm

Aloha, I am researching an ancestor HUKIKU (k) md. KALA (w) 2/15/1866 Island of Kauai. If anyone knows,connection,etc. Please e-mail me at barbihalalu@aol.com >genealogy.Great mahalo's.

Comment by Ka'iulani Kauihou on August 3, 2012 at 3:06pm

Aloha mai kakou! I also have Teteki in my family line and was wondering if someone could site the source of his name.  I'm working on my family's geneaology and would like to learn more about tracing back the Hawaiian side of the family.  Any help would be much appreciated.  Mahalo nui!

Comment by Jeff Renaud on June 18, 2012 at 9:06am

Barbi : yes we do have Teteki Kaihe as our tutu.  I was looking at my documents I do see one of our Kaihe named Kalani Kaihe havng a 2nd wife name Kapuana Heleloa married in 1855.  I am not sure about the NZ line any info to search is good :) mahalo

Comment by Anson Pa'alani Sing on June 16, 2012 at 9:01am
Aloha everyone! By any chance is there anyone out there that are descendants of Kipapa(k) and Kekapahaukea(w)?
Comment by maori puanani o tahiti robinson on June 6, 2012 at 2:49pm

The King of Tonga would welcome me in but will I accept his invitation as one who descended from the Kamehamehas or as a makaainana with shackles as was done to me and not to him? I was told all my documents were thrown into the trash but the churches tell me to identify myself I would need to chant my mokuauhau and this I can do.  Today everyone  can produce papers bought for their purpose but can they chant their mokuauhau? My mama tells me if one has to chant past three generations to get to a king, don't bother. What do you think? Can you?

Comment by Barbi Halalu Silva on June 4, 2012 at 1:32pm

J.K.RENAULD:You may already have the info on your family name KAIHE going back to TETEKI or KAIHE TETEKI 1724 Maui. This name goes back into the New Zealand line...Interesting because the name KAIHE md. Mele Heleloa (Kuheleloa,Kanakaheleloa,Helela) into my ancestry line. Try going to the Library and have the clerks pull out the Polynesian book and see what you can find.

 

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