Over a hundred killed in Olowalu massacre. Read More.
A massive eruption of Kilauea destroys forces of Kamehameha's opponent, Keoa Kuahu`ula.
John Young, an English boatswain of the ship Eleanora
, kidnapped by order of Kamehameha and detained.
In the summer months, Kamehameha invades Maui, lands at Hana, proceeds through the Ko`olau district to Hamakualoa, and slices between Halehaku and Kokomo. A battle is fought against the Maui forces; Kamehameha emerges victorious.
The battle of `Iao or Kepaniwai fought between Kamehameha and Kalanikupule, the son of Kahekili. Kalanikupule flees. Read More.
Kalola, widow of Kalani`opu`u and mother of Kiwalao, dies at Kalamaula, Moloka`i.
Keoa Kuahu`ula invades Hilo. Keawemauhili is slain during the battle of Alae. Keoua carries the battle into Hamakua and Waimea. Kamehameha returns from Moloka`i, and fights the battles at Pa`auhau and at Koapapa in Hamakua. Keoua retreats to Hilo and Kamehameha stops to recruit at Waipi`o.