Kiwalao

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Kiwalaʻo (ca. 1760-July 1782) was son of King Kalaniʻopuʻu and High Chieftess Kalola Pupuka-o-Honokawailani of Maui. He was briefly the 7th Alii of Kohala, 5th Alii of Kona and 3rd Alii of Kau, and thus ruler of the island of Hawaii, in 1782 following the death of Kalaniʻopuʻu, his father. He was married in 1775 to his future consort, Queen Kekuʻiapoiwa Liliha, through whose fathers (Keoua Kalani-kupuʻuapai-kalani-nui Ahilapalapa) wife, Kalola Pupuka-o-Honokawailani (the same mother of Kiwalaʻo) he was related to King Kekaulike, the 22nd Moʻi of Maui.

He was killed in combat by Keʻeaumoku, at the battle of Mokuʻōhai in July of 1782. His half brother Keōua Kuahuʻula had insulted his cousin Kamehameha I, which started his wars to unite the islands.

He had an only daughter,the future Queen Keopuolani-Ahu-i-Kekai-Makuahine-a-Kama-Kalani-Kau-i-Kealaneo, who married his successor, Kamehameha I.

Lines of Succession

Alii Aimoku of the island of Hawaii
Preceded By
Kalaniopuu
Years in Office
1782
Succeeded By
Kamehameha I
Alii of Kaʻū
Preceded By
Kalaniopuu
Years in Office
1782
Succeeded By
Keōua Kuahuʻula