Tuesday, February 2, 2016


Likelike Miriam Kapili Kekāuluohi Likelike was born on January 13, 1851, was the sister of a King and Queen – and the daughter of High Chief Kapaʻakea and Chiefess Analeʻa Keohokālole – her sister became Queen Liliʻuokalani and her brothers were King Kalākaua and William Pitt Leleiōhoku. On September 22, 1870, Princess Likelike was married to Honolulu businessman from Scotland Archibald Scott Cleghorn. When her brother David Kalākaua became King in 1874, Miriam was given the title ‘Princess Likelike’ and she was appointed governess of Oʻahu. The Cleghorns had one child Kaʻiulani (born on October 16, 1875) - “the only member of the Royal Family having issue.” Princess Likelike died at the early age of 36 on February 2, 1887.

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