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Kamehameha I, the Great, King of the Hawaiian Islands, -1819


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    • us: Paiʻea, -1819
    • us: Kamehameha I, King of the Hawaiian Islands, -1819
    • us: Kamehameha, the Great, King of the Hawaiian Islands, -1819
    • us: Kalani Paiʻea Wohi o Kaleikini Kealiʻikui Kamehameha o ʻIolani i Kaiwikapu kauʻi Ka Liholiho Kūnuiākea, -1819
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    • Kamehameha I, the Great, King of the Hawaiian Islands, d. 1819
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    • found: NUCMC data from Bishop Museum Archives (Honolulu, Hawaii) for Stokes, J. Papers, 1865-1966 (Kamehameha I)
    • found: LC data base, 9-24-93 (hdg.: Kamehameha I, the Great, King of the Hawaiian Islands, d. 1819)
    • found: WWWA, 1607-1896 (Kamehameha I; b. ca. 1737)
    • found: Encyclopædia Britannica online, November 10, 2014 (Kamehameha I, original name Paiea, byname Kamehameha the Great (born November 1758?, Kohala district, Hawaii island--died May 8, 1819, Kailua), Hawaiian conqueror and king who, by 1810, had united all the Hawaiian islands and founded the Kamehameha dynasty; by 1795 had brought all the islands but Kauai and Niihau under his control. When these were ceded to him through peaceful negotiations in 1810, Kamehameha was undisputed ruler of the entire island group) {http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/310541/Kamehameha-I}
    • found: Wikipedia, November 10, 2014 (Kamehameha I; Kamehameha I (c. 1758-May 8 or 14, 1819), also known as Kamehameha the Great, full Hawaiian name: Kalani Paiʻea Wohi o Kaleikini Kealiʻikui Kamehameha o ʻIolani i Kaiwikapu kauʻi Ka Liholiho Kūnuiākea, conquered the Hawaiian Islands formally establishing the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi in 1810 and founding the Kamehameha Dynasty; Abraham Fornander dates the year of Kamehameha's birth to 1736, but this date has been widely contested by earlier Hawaiian historians such as James Jackson Jarves, eyewitness observations on the age of the king from contemporary sources, and modern historical consensus. Current consensus considers the most probable date of birth as being 1758 and is supported by the stories of a bright star that appeared when he was born, corresponding with Halley's Comet that was visible from earth that year; born Kapakai, Kokoiki, Moʻokini Heiau, Kohala, Hawaiʻi Island; Kamakahonu, Kailua-Kona, Kona, Hawaiʻi island; reign: July 1782-May 8, 1819)
    • found: Kamehameha the Great, via Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site website, November 10, 2014 (Kamehameha the Great; King Kamehameha; Accounts vary, but many think that Kamehameha (originally named Pai'ea) was born into a royal family in North Kohala sometime between 1753 and 1761, possibly in November 1758; died in May of 1819) {http://www.nps.gov/puhe/historyculture/kamehameha.htm}
    • found: Hawaii for visitors website, November 10, 2014 (King Kamehameha I; Known as Kamehameha the Great; Born: Approximately 1758. Ruled: 1810-1819. Died: May 8, 1819) {http://www.hawaiiforvisitors.com/monarchy/king-kamehameha-i.htm}
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