Kakuhihewa was the 15th Alii Aimoku of Oahu. He ruled as titular King or chief of the Hawaiian Island of Oahu. He was not only one of the great kings of Oahu, but also celebrated throughout the eight islands for all the princely qualities that formed the beau ideal of a highborn chief in those days. The legends relate to him are somewhat fuller, or have been retained better, than those of many of his contemporaries of successors. His very name is remembered in the poetic name of Oahu. He birth date estimates are circa. 1540-1634 by the popular 30-year and 20-year count which separate the death of the alii aimoku by 20 years and the deaths by 30 years.