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Kapauanuakea
Kapau-a-Nu?akea
Aliʻi Wahine of Molokaʻi
PredecessorKeoloewaakamauaua
SuccessorKamauliwahine
SpouseLanileo
IssueKamauliwahine
Full name
Kapau-a-Nuʻakea
FatherKe?olo?ewa-a-Kamauaua
MotherNuʻakea

Kapau-a-Nuʻakea was a Chiefess of Moloka?i. She ruled as a Queen regnant of the island of Molokai.

According to the myth, her family descends from Nanaulu, 14th generation descendant of the god W?kea.[1][2]

She was the only known child of Chief Ke?olo?ewa-a-Kamauaua and Chiefess Nuʻakea. Through her father, she was the granddaughter of Kamau?a?ua, the first known sovereign lord of Molokaʻi.[3][4]

Through her mother, she was the great-granddaughter of Maweke and cousin to Elepuʻukahonua, King of Oahu; Ewaulialaʻakona, King of ʻEwa; Mualani, Queen of Koʻolau; and Haulanuiaiakea, King of Kauai.

No special legend attaches to Kapau-a-Nuʻakea, nor to her husband Lanileo. Her daughter Kamauliwahine succeeded her as a queen.

Notes

  1. ^ Kal?kaua. The Legends And Myths of Hawaii: The Fable and Folk-lore of a Strange People. Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Company Inc. of Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo Japan, 1972.
  2. ^ Kohana Au. Tales of the Mermaids of Waiahuakua.
  3. ^ Nathaniel Bright Emerson (2015). Pele and Hiiaka. Lulu Press, Inc.
  4. ^ Rubellite Kawena Johnson. Kumulipo, the Hawaiian hymn of creation.

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