Nā Mōī Hawaii: The Hawaiian Monarchy

Nā Mō‘ī Hawai‘i 

The Hawaiian Monarchy

The Eight Rulers of the

United Hawaiian Kingdom

 

Monarch: King Kamehameha I

[Pai‘ea Kamehameha].

Reign: 1795—May 8, 1819.

Birth: 1753.

Death: May 8, 1819.

Monarch: King Kamehameha II

[Kalaninui ‘Iolani Liholiho].

Reign: May 20, 1819—July 14, 1824.

Birth: 1796.

Death: July 14, 1824.

Monarch: King Kamehameha III

[Kauikeaouli].

Reign: June 6, 1825—Dec. 15, 1854.

Birth: Mar. 17, 1814.

Death: Dec. 15, 1854.

[Note: Though the year of the birth of King Kamehameha III (Kauikeaouli) is known to be 1814, the precise date is uncertain. In 1845 the Privy Council decided to designate March 17 as the official birthday of King Kamehameha III.]

Monarch: King Kamehameha IV

[Alexander Liholiho ‘Iolani].

Reign: Dec. 15, 1854—Nov. 30, 1863.

Birth: Feb. 9, 1834.

Death: Nov. 30, 1863.

Monarch: King Kamehameha V

[Lot Kapuāiwa Kamehameha].

Reign: Nov. 30, 1863—Dec. 11, 1872.

Birth: Dec. 11, 1830.

Death: Dec. 11, 1872.

Monarch: King Lunalilo

[William Charles Lunalilo].

Reign: Jan. 8, 1873—Feb. 3, 1874.

Birth: Jan. 31, 1835.

Death: Feb. 3, 1874.

Monarch: King Kalākaua

[David La‘amea Kalākaua].

Reign: Feb. 13, 1874—Jan. 20, 1891.

Birth: Nov. 16, 1836.

Death: Jan. 20, 1891.

Monarch: Queen Lili‘uokalani

[Lydia Lili‘u Loloku Walania Wewehi Kamaka‘eha Pākī-Dominis Lili‘uokalani].

Reign: Jan. 29, 1891—Jan. 17, 1893.

Birth: Sep. 2, 1838.

Death: Nov. 11, 1917.