Saturday, June 13, 2015


Pauahi She was born on December 19, 1831, the daughter of Abner Paki and Laura Konia; she was great-granddaughter of King Kamehameha. They Paki and Konia gave her the name Pauahi (‘the fire is out;’) it was the name of Konia’s half-sister. Pauahi was hanai (adopted) to her aunt, Kinaʻu (the eldest daughter of Kamehameha.) Pauahi “married in her eighteenth year (May 4, 1850 - in the parlor of the Royal School,) She was betrothed to Prince Lot … but when Mr Charles R Bishop pressed his suit, my sister smiled on him, and they were married.” (Liliʻuokalani) Pauahi’s will formed and funded the Kamehameha Schools.

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