March 1930

The "Hawaiian Maneuvers" of 1794

Volume 15, Issue 1

A FLEET of war canoes carrying an expeditionary force of fighting-men appeared off the southeastern coast of Oahu, in November of 1794. Its commander-in-chief was both Admiral of the Fleet and General of the land forces. He was Kaeo, Moi or sovereign of Kauai, Niihau, and Maui, and uncle of Kalanikupule, sovereign of Oahu.

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Charles R Sanderson