Victoria Kekauoha Lua

May 2, 1868–July 16, 1907

1 Born at Laie, Oahu, Hawaii; daughter of Nalia Kai-O and Hosea Nahinu Kekauoha. 2 Served as the native-language secretary for the Primary at Laie, 1883. 3 Married Kakelaka Lua, circa 1885; five children. 4 Migrated to Iosepa, Tooele County, Utah Territory, circa 1892–1894. 5 Died at Iosepa. 6 (See Document 4.13)


  1. [1] “Cole-Jensen Collection,” index,  FamilySearch  (, accessed Dec. 2014), Victoria Kaailaau Kekauoha; citing William A. Cole and Elwin W. Jensen, Cole-Jensen Collection: Oral Genealogies and Genealogical Information Collected from the Polynesian Peoples and from the Pacific Islands (Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984); binder 4, FHL microfilm 1358001.
  2. [2] “Cole-Jensen Collection,” index, Victoria Kaailaau Kekauoha.
  3. [3] “R.S., Y.L.M.I.A. and Primary Reports. Sandwich Islands,” Woman’s Exponent 12, no. 11 (Nov. 1, 1883): 86.
  4. [4] “Cole-Jensen Collection,” index, Victoria Kaailaau Kekauoha. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Dec. 2014), Victoria Kekauoha KJ5M-M3W .
  5. [5] Victoria’s fourth child, Mary Kamika Lua, was born in 1892 in Laie; her fifth child, Victoria Kalaia Lua, was born in Utah on April 6, 1894. See Cole-Jensen Collection,” index, Victoria Kaailaau Kekauoha.
  6. [6] “Cole-Jensen Collection,” index, Victoria Kaailaau Kekauoha. “Family Tree,” database, Victoria Kekauoha. Two of Victoria’s relatives, Hosea Kekauoha Jr. and Lala Kekauoha, died at Iosepa between 1891 and 1895; see Patricia I. Kjelstrom, “Iosepa Cemetery: Burial Grounds of the Golden People from Hawaii” (Salt Lake City: Iosepa Genealogical Society, [1994?]), FHL microfilm 1698085, item 2.