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Kamehameha sends his brother Kalanimalokuloku- keli`imaika`i to retake the districts of Hana and Kipahulu on Maui. At the battle of Mauili, in Kipahulu, the expedition from Hawai`i Island is defeated and forced to flee Maui.
The first foreign vessels since Captain Cook's death arrive in the Islands. The King George
and Queen Charlotte
from London, under Captains Portlock and Dixon, touch at Kealakekua Bay.