Benjamin Kuaiwa Ka- ne

16 August 1872–27 December 1929 (Age 57)
Honolulu, Oahu, Kingdom of Hawaii

The Life of Benjamin Kuaiwa

When Benjamin Kuaiwa Ka- ne was born on 16 August 1872, in Honolulu, Oahu, Kingdom of Hawaii, his father, Limakapu Kane, was 63 and his mother, Ka'ahanui- Ho'okolokolo- O- Na- Kanaka Kaholo, was 21. He married Rebecca Ellen Carter on 1 April 1902, in Kapälama, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 27 December 1929, in Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, United States, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Kuaiwa Ka- ne
Rebecca Ellen Carter
Marriage: 1 April 1902
Lydia Keawemauhili Ka- Ne
Benjamin Montgomery Ka-ne

Spouse and Children

1 April 1902
Kapälama, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Limakapu Kane


    Ka'ahanui- Ho'okolokolo- O- Na- Kanaka Kaholo





    Rose Loke Ka- Ne


    Rachel Lahela Ka- ne


    Louis Kalawaiakamalii Kane


World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 18

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Vietnamese: unexplained.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Story Highlight

Here is where Benjamin Jr came from

Edward Yun Loy Chang applied for a birth certificate on July 27, 1956. He stated that his father was Chau Chang and his mother was BERNICE CARTER or MRS. BECKY KANE (Ka-ne). The application is several …

Sources (3)

  • Benjamin K Kani, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Benjamin R Kane, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Benjamin Kuaiwa Kane, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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