Ka Wai Ola
E nā ʻohana Hawaiʻi: If you are planning a reunion or looking for genealogical information, Ka Wai Ola will print your listing at no charge on a space-available basis. Listings should not exceed 200 words. OHA reserves the right to edit all submissions for length. Send your information by mail, or e-mail kwo@OHA.org. E ola nā mamo a Hāloa!


KAUAUA – Kauaua ʻOhana reunion 2018 will be held on Kauai at the Lydgate Park, Wailua on June 22 to 24, 2018. Information and registration form can be found on websites KauauaOhana.com; KauauaOhanaKauai.com; and Facebook-KauauaKauai. Plan early to reserve your accommodations and rent-acar. Call Clarence Ariola Jr. (808) 639-9637 or email cariolajr@Hawaiʻi.rr.com for more information.

KIPI-KAHELE – The descendants of the unions of Katherine Kaahea & Samuel Kipi and Katherine Kaahea & William Miliona Kahele will be gathering on Oʻahu at Māʻili Beach Park in Māʻili on Friday, April 27, 2018 – Sunday, April 29, 2018. Camp setup begins Friday with pot blessing and movie night. Saturday includes Continental Breakfast, lunch and paʻina throughout the day. Saturday’s agenda: cultural activities, scavenger hunt, entertainment, BINGO and fellowship. T-shirts & tank tops will be on sale designed by John Kahele, Jr. Order forms available by calling Doreen Sylva (808) 520-4065 / email: doreensylva@yahoo.com. We look forward to seeing you, our ʻohana, in Māʻili, Oʻahu in April 2018. To receive Family Meeting Minutes, email or text us your address. For more information, contact Pauahi Leoiki (808) 445-5352 or email cpleoiki@gmail.com or call or text Kapua Kahele (808) 259-9456. Let’s contact all ʻohana to join us in 2018. ʻA hui hou!!!

LOVELL-HOLOKAHIKI – Joseph Lovell a me Mary Mele Holokahiki Family reunion. Start planning your trip to the beautiful Kohala Coast, Hawaiʻi. July 12-15, 2018. Mary Mele Holokahiki was born in Polulu Valley. We will be gathering to celebrate together our Hawaiian Heritage and this union. We need your kokua: serve on a committee, donate or plan to attend. Please contact the family
email lovell.holokahiki@gmail.com or call Teri 808-494-5384.

KUAKAHELA-KALIMAONAONA – The descendants of Kuakahela and Keaka Kalimaonaona is scheduled for July 28 and 29 2018 in Kailua-Kona at Makaeo Events Pavilion. Children: Naiheauhau, Kealohapauole, Kaunahi, Kaaihue, Kamau, Kimona (Simeona), Malia, Wahinelawaia and J. K. Kuakahela. Please come and join us to plan this 2-day event. Please contact Agnes if you have questions 808-987-1884.

ROBINS-FRIEDENBURG – Save the date July 14, 2018. Family of Thomas Robins and Victoria Friedenburg will be gathering in Kaʻu on the Big Island next summer. More information to follow. Please contact the family emails at robinsfamily808@gmail.com, robins2friedenburg@gmail.com, or call Kim at (808) 929-7130.


CULLEN – Looking for genealogy records for my great grandmother on my father’s side. Mary Cullen 1869-1920 married John Fernandez 1860-1939. Their daughter Madeline Fernandez Colburn. Please call or text Pauahi Colburn at 722-8400. Mahalo nui.

KAIWA – Looking for descendants or related ʻOhana Members of ‘BILL KAIWA’, aka ʻSOLOMAN ANI. Please contact ROBERTA BOLLIG 320-248-3656 or flh63kb@yahoo.com. MAHALO!

KALAUPAPA – Are you looking for an ancestor at Kalaupapa? Ka ʻOhana O Kalaupapa, a nonprofit organization made up of Kalaupapa residents, family members and friends, might be able to help. We have information on more than 7.000 people sent to Kalaupapa. Contact ʻOhana Coordinator Valerie Monson at vmonson@kalaupapaohana.org or call 808-573-2746.

KAMAKAU – Looking for descendants or related family members of Ellen P. Kamakau. Born at Kaopipa/Kaupipa, Maui on September 3, 1850. Since, deceased. Please contact 808-366-0847 or lruby@Hawaii.edu.

KEAWE – Looking for genealogy records or family members for my grandmother Hannah Keawe born 1875 in North Kohala, HI. Married my grandfather Henry K. Iaea born 1880 in Kaʻu, HI. Married 1901 Hon. Territory of Hawai‘i birth 1896-1909. Index by name of mother Keawe Hannah, father Henry K. Iaea – child Elizabeth Kalua born 7/19/1898 in North Kohala. Please call Ned Iaea 808-979-1800 or 808-426-1061. Mahalo!

KEKUKU APUAKEHAU – Looking for lineage from Joseph Kekukupena Apuakehau, 1857-1936, and Miliama “Miriam” Kaopua, 1857-1919, to Kalaimanokahoʻowaha also known as Kanaʻina nui (Big Island Aliʻi), circa 1778, to Alapaʻi Nui (Big Island King, 1725-1754). Any and all information will be greatly appreciate. Mahalo! Please send email to Miriam: matar02@Hawaiiantel.net.

NALAUAI – Looking for genealogical information on Kamala Kali Nalauai (possibly Naluai?) b.abt.1870 (I have no other information at this time on Kamala) who married Lui Kapiʻioho b. abt.1854 or 1864. They had 6 known children together. Lui Kapiʻioho is the brother of Hikaʻalani Kapiʻioho b. Aug.1858, twins Kou & Kamai Kapiʻioho b. Nov. 8,1861, ALL said children of Maunalei (w) & Kapiʻioho (k) who were married 1847 in Ewa, Oahu. Seeking more information on Kapiʻioho ʻOhana as well. Please contact Mapuana usinewa@gmail.com.

VICTOR – the descendants of Kamukai Wikoli and Amelia Akoi, collectively known as the Victor ʻOhana, will be holding its 2018 reunion at the Nani Mau Gardens in Hilo from 17-19 August. Information and registration forms will be available online at www.victor-ohana.org or www.facebook.com/the.victor.ohana. Email dwight@victor-ohana.org with questions. Mahalo!

WAIOLAMA – Searching for family members and genealogical records of George (ʻAinaahiahi/Kaaniaahiahi) Waiolama born about June 5, 1892 in Kahakuloa, Maui. Mother: Kawao Kaainaahiahi Kahakuloa, Maui. Father: (George Sr.) Waiolama of Wailuku,Maui. George Jr. is a half brother of my grandmother Elizabeth “Lizzie” Leialoha Cook. Also, family members of Waiolama on Oahu, Helemano area, who was a brother in law of 3x great uncle Konohiki Namahana (Mahoe) (if this is the one and same Waiolama family?).. Please contact Sissy Akui at kealohamaiole@gmail.com. Mahalo!