“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Kailua-Kona in Hawaii County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)

Birthplace of Kauikeaouli, Kamehameha III

1814 - 1854

Birthplace of Kauikeaouli, Kamehameha III image. Click for full size.
Donnie MacGowan, via Loving the Big Island, December 10, 2005
1. Birthplace of Kauikeaouli, Kamehameha III
Original marker at this site, since replaced.
Kauikeaouli was born within this enclosure March 17, 1814 the second son of Kamehameha I and Keopuolani. His reign (1825-1854) was the longest in the history of the Kingdom. While a minor, his kingdom knew the firm regency of Queen Ka'ahumanu, briefly succeeded by his half sister Kina'u. When he assumed power in 1833 the Kingdom was best with problems caused by immigration and foreign demands. During his reign the Kingdom of Hawai'i achieved world-wide diplomatic recognition; a constitution was developed, the tax system was reformed, and a legal basis for land ownership was instituted.
Erected by KAPU; Keauhou Resort.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Asian AmericansGovernment & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is March 17, 1814.
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 19° 33.696′ N, 155° 57.712′ W. Marker was in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, in Hawaii County. Marker could be reached from Kaleiopapa Street one mile north of Alii Highway, on the right when traveling north.
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Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 78 Kaleiopapa St, Kailua Kona HI 96740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. A different marker also named Birthplace of Kauikeaouli (here, next to this marker); Kauikeaouli, Kamehameha III (here, next to this marker); Keauhou Bay (within shouting distance of this marker); Kauikeaouli and Nāhi'ena'ena (within shouting distance of this marker); The Kamehameha Dynasty (within shouting distance of this marker); Royal Center at Keauhou Bay (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Keauhou - Kahalu'u Heritage Corridor (approx. half a mile away); Inikiwai Ku'ula Heiau (approx. 0.7 miles away).
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This marker has been replaced with the linked marker.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2021. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on September 11, 2009.
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Jun. 20, 2021