Meleana Paiva

1843–
Hamakua, Maui, Hawaii, United States

The Life of Meleana

When Meleana Paiva was born in 1843, in Hamakua, Maui, Hawaii, United States, her father, Malulu Kapa'akahili, was 53 and her mother, Hi'iakaikapoliopele, was 53. She married Paa about 1863, in Hawaii, United States.

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Paa
Meleana Paiva
1843–
Marriage: about 1863

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1863
Hawaii, United States

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 32

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.

Name Meaning

Portuguese: habitational name from any of the places named Paiva, which all take their name from the Paiva river, a tributary of the Douro.

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

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