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Kamehameha I By: John K. Andrade. Kamehamehas Legendary Birth Kamehameha was born at Kokoiki, Hawaii in Kohala on the Big Island His Mother was Queen.

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1 Kamehameha I By: John K. Andrade

2 Kamehamehas Legendary Birth Kamehameha was born at Kokoiki, Hawaii in Kohala on the Big Island His Mother was Queen Kekuiapoiwa II His Father was King Keoua Nui His birth name was Paiea, which means Hard-Shelled Crab Scientists think that Halleys comet was seen during Kamehamehas birth. Thats why it was so legendary. Kamehameha was born at Kokoiki, Hawaii in Kohala on the Big Island His Mother was Queen Kekuiapoiwa II His Father was King Keoua Nui His birth name was Paiea, which means Hard-Shelled Crab Scientists think that Halleys comet was seen during Kamehamehas birth. Thats why it was so legendary.

3 Halleys Comet

4 How did he learn how to fight? Kamehameha was taught how to fight by my ancestor, Kekuhaupio Kekuhaupio was the best warrior in all Hawaii at that time Kamehameha was taught how to fight by my ancestor, Kekuhaupio Kekuhaupio was the best warrior in all Hawaii at that time

5 How did Kamehameha Conquer all the Hawaiian Islands? He and his army sailed to each island in Peleleu War Canoes and forced the chief or chiefess to give up his or her throne.

6 What was Kamehamehas First Battle? His first battle was against Chief Kahekili, the chief of Maui

7 What was Kamehamehas Last Battle? His last battle was at the Nuuanu Pali in Oahu He Forced Oahus warriors right of the Pali (cliff) His last battle was at the Nuuanu Pali in Oahu He Forced Oahus warriors right of the Pali (cliff)

8 Who was Kamehamehas spouse? Kamehameha had a few spouses. His absolute favorite spouse was Queen Kaahumanu. Kamehameha had a few spouses. His absolute favorite spouse was Queen Kaahumanu.

9 Who was Kamehamehas heir to the throne? Kamehamehas heir was Liholiho, also known as Kamehameha II Liholiho was Kamehamehas first child. Kamehamehas heir was Liholiho, also known as Kamehameha II Liholiho was Kamehamehas first child.

10 What did Kamehameha do when Liholiho took over? Kamehameha acted as an administrator. He had the authority to keep things in order. Kamehameha acted as an administrator. He had the authority to keep things in order.

11 Kamehamehas Death Kamehameha died in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii in 1819. He probably died when he was 61 years old Kamehamehas body was buried in secret by his trusted friends, Hoapili and Hoolulu Kamehameha died in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii in 1819. He probably died when he was 61 years old Kamehamehas body was buried in secret by his trusted friends, Hoapili and Hoolulu

12 Kamehameha Day Kamehameha Day occurs every June 11th of every year It celebrates the unification of the islands People drape Leis on his statue every time this holiday occurs Kamehameha Day occurs every June 11th of every year It celebrates the unification of the islands People drape Leis on his statue every time this holiday occurs

13 Interesting Fact! Did you know that Kamehameha I created Hawaiis state flag? He used the British Jack in the corner to symbolize our relations with Britain Did you know that Kamehameha I created Hawaiis state flag? He used the British Jack in the corner to symbolize our relations with Britain

14 Project Resources Kamehameha I on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamehameha_I http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamehameha_I Google Images: http://images.google.com/http://images.google.com/ Kamehameha I on Biography Base: http://www.biographybase.com/biography/Ka mehameha_I_of_Hawaii.html http://www.biographybase.com/biography/Ka mehameha_I_of_Hawaii.html Kamehameha I on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamehameha_I http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamehameha_I Google Images: http://images.google.com/http://images.google.com/ Kamehameha I on Biography Base: http://www.biographybase.com/biography/Ka mehameha_I_of_Hawaii.html http://www.biographybase.com/biography/Ka mehameha_I_of_Hawaii.html

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