Alii aimoku of hawaii

The following is a list of aliʻi nui of Hawaiʻi.

"Aliʻi nui" refers to the supreme ruler (sometimes called the "king" or Moi) of the island. Aliʻi refers to the ruling class of Hawaiʻi prior to the formation of the united kingdom. Here, "Hawaiʻi" refers to the island of Hawaiʻi, also called "the Big Island".

Aliʻi nui of the Big Island

The island was then divided into districts, each ruled by an aliʻI ʻaimoku, usually now called a "High Chief".

Aliʻi ʻaimoku of Kaʻū

The following were aliʻi nui of the Kaʻū district (south side of the island):

Aliʻi ʻaimoku of Kona

The following were aliʻi nui of the Kona district (west side of the island):

Aliʻi ʻaimoku of Kohala

The following were aliʻi nui of the Kohala district (north side of the island):

Aliʻi ʻaimoku of Hilo

The following were aliʻi nui of the Hilo district (east side of the island):

See also

Resources

  • Christopher Buyers. "The Ancestors of King Kamehameha the Great". Retrieved 2009-10-24. 
  • Dean Kekoʻolani. "The Ali'i Nui of the Old Kingdoms". Kekoʻolani Ohana (Family) Web Site. Retrieved 2009-10-24. 
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