(1768-1832)Born of ali'i (royalty) lineage, Ka'ahumanu married Kamehameha I as a young girl and became his favorite wife. When he died in 1819, she was named Kuhina Nui (Prime Minister) alongside young King Liholiho Kamehameha II. A powerful influence, she persuaded him to officially break the sacred law, 'ai kapu, by eating with her in public. Later she embraced Protestant Christianity and helped promote the faith.
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|Date Added||Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 at 1:02pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||5Q E 198554 N 2204558|
|Decimal Degrees||19.91411667, -155.87925000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 19° 54.847', W 155° 52.755'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||19° 54' 50.82" N, 155° 52' 45.3" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 69201 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa Village HI 96738, US|
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