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Facing the Spears of ChangeThe Life and Legacy of John Papa `I`i$
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Marie Alohalani Brown

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780824858483

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824858483.001.0001

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He Huliau, He Au Hou—A Time of Change, a New Era

He Huliau, He Au Hou—A Time of Change, a New Era

‘Ī‘ī’s Life from 1825 to 1839

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(p.61) 2 He Huliau, He Au Hou—A Time of Change, a New Era
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Facing the Spears of Change
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Marie Alohalani Brown

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University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824858483.003.0003

Chapter 2 covers ʻĪʻī’s service to Kamehameha III from 1824 to 1839, and closes with the conclusion of the Laplace affair in which ʻĪʻī played a special role, and marked the beginning of his career as a statesman. ʻĪʻī’s life during Kauikeaouli’s (Kamehameha III) reign, which lasted nearly three decades, was marked by many critical transitions and events. As a trusted advisor and a statesman, ʻĪʻī played a role in virtually all of them. Because the mōʻī (king) increasingly relied on ʻĪʻī’s advice, he placed him in important roles that elevated ʻĪʻī to prominence as a statesman—a role that complemented, but was in certain ways distinct from that of kahu aliʻi. Juggling a great number of duties, ʻĪʻī was a key figure in nearly every public arena, constantly traveling here and there to fulfill his various kuleana.

Keywords:   Hawaiian Kingdom, Kamehameha III, Kaʻahumanu, Kīnaʻu, Mataio Kekūanāoʻa, Hawaiian religion, missionaries, diplomatic relations, Catholicism, Christianity

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