Julita Kamaka

about 1895–15 July 1930 (Age 35)
Wai'anae, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

The Life of Julita

When Julita Kamaka was born about 1895, in Wai'anae, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, her father, Joseph Kamaka, was 35 and her mother, Josephine, was 35. She married Charles H. Kalaiwaa Sr on 1 January 1912, in Honolulu, Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, United States. She lived in Kalawao, Maui, Hawaii Territory, United States in 1930. She died on 15 July 1930, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Hoohuli
Julita Kamaka
Marriage: 19 January 1928

Spouse and Children

19 January 1928
Kalaupapa, Kalawao, Molokai, Territory of Hawaii

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Kamaka






    Leo Kamaka


    Emily Kamaka


    Gertrude Kamaka



    Aloysius Kamaka


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 11

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic qamar ‘moon’.2 Hungarian: from kamara ‘little room’, from Latin camera or camara ‘house’, ‘room’, ‘royal treasury’. The most common Hungarian variant of this surname, Kamarás, is a status name for the treasurer of a court or of the royal household, or alternatively for a chamberlain. Compare German Kammerer .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Julita Hoohuli in household of Ernest Hoohuli, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Julita Kamaka, "Hawaii Marriages, 1826-1922"

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