Kamehameha V

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Kamehameha V — born as Lot Kapuāiwa — reigned as monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi from 1863 to 1872. He was born 11 December, 1830, and died on his 42nd birthday December 11, 1872. His motto was "Onipa`a": immovable, firm, steadfast or determined; he worked diligently for his people and kingdom and was described as the last great chief of the olden type, like his grandfather Kamehameha I. [1] His full Hawaiian name prior to his succession was Lota Liholiho Kapuāiwa Kalanimakua Kalanikapuapaikalaninui Ali`iolani Kalani-a-Kekūanaō‘a.[2][1]

Lines of Succession

King of the Kingdom of Hawaii
Preceded By
Kamehameha IV
Years in Office
1863 - 1872
Succeeded By
Lunalilo
  1. 1.0 1.1 Aliiolani
  2. United States of America: Hawaii: Heads of State: 1810-1898 - Archontology.org