Ambrose Hauoli Kau-a

11 June 1877–29 March 1953 (Age 75)
Koali, Maui, Kingdom of Hawaii

The Life of Ambrose Hauoli

When Ambrose Hauoli Kau-a was born on 11 June 1877, in Koali, Maui, Kingdom of Hawaii, his father, John Kaha'i'olelo Kule Kaua, was 31 and his mother, Hi'iaka Maria Elizabeth Oleloa, was 36. He married Emily Liloa Ka'aiakamanu on 11 July 1905, in Häna, Maui, Hawaii, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Kïpahulu, Maui, Hawaii Territory, United States in 1910 and Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii Territory, United States in 1920. His occupation is listed as pastor in Häna District, Maui, Hawaii, United States. He died on 29 March 1953, in Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ambrose Hauoli Kau-a
1877–1953
Emily Liloa Ka'aiakamanu
1878–1928
Marriage: 11 July 1905
Rose Hau'oli Kau-a
1907–1975
Ambrose Kala Hauoli Kaua Jr.
Ida Hauoli Kaualoku Kau'a
1908–1969
Joseph Kaluna Kaua
1909–1910
Esther Hanoli
1911–1982
Solomon H Hanoli
1916–1997

Spouse and Children

    Male1877–1953Male

    Emily Liloa Ka'aiakamanu

    Female1878–1928Female

MARRIAGE
11 July 1905
Häna, Maui, Hawaii, United States
children

(6)

    Rose Hau'oli Kau-a

    Female1907–1975Female

    Ida Hauoli Kaualoku Kau'a

    Female1908–1969Female

    Joseph Kaluna Kaua

    Male1909–1910Male

    Esther Hanoli

    Female1911–1982Female

    Solomon H Hanoli

    Male1916–1997Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Kaha'i'olelo Kule Kaua

    Male1846–1921Male

    Hi'iaka Maria Elizabeth Oleloa

    Female1841–1910Female

siblings

(12)

    Elizabeth Kaua

    Female1863–1935Female

    Kawahiheu'i Kaua

    Male1866–1866Male

    Kawahiehooui Kaua Kule

    Female1866–Female

    Lilia Libarata Kaua Kule

    Female1867–1936Female

    Remegeus Lemi John Christopher Kaua

    Male1869–1926Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 Japanese: ‘miscanthus reed’; rare as a surname in Japan. In America the name may be the result of shortening any of several other names beginning with kaya, such as Kayashima, none of which is common by itself.2 Turkish and Greek: from a personal name based on Turkish kaya ‘rock’, or nickname for a tough or obstinate person.

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

Sources (3)

  • A K Kaua, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ambrose Hauoli, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ambrose Kaua in entry for Joseph Kalehua Kaua, "Hawaii, Death Records and Death Registers, 1841-1925"

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