Kamuela Kahoano

Birth Name: Kamuela K. Kahoano

Place of Birth: Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 27, 1980

*father – Native Hawaiian, Dutch, English, German, some Irish
*mother – Portuguese, possibly other

Kamuela Kahoano is an American singer, songwriter, painter, visual artist, and music producer.

He is the son of Lynette and Kimo Kahoano, a Polynesian fire knife dancer, actor, singer, DJ, and emcee. He is the brother of singer Ikaika Kahoano.

Kamuela’s paternal grandfather was James Halolena Kahoano (the son of Samuel/Sam Mana Kahoano and Mary Malia Kalama). James was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and was Native Hawaiian. Samuel was the son of James Kahoano and Kaui Kahoano. Mary was the daughter of Albert Kaina Kalama and Malia Kananimauloa/Kanani Poe.

Kamuela’s paternal grandmother was Mary Elinore Meyers (the daughter of George Washington Meyers and Estella Ann “Stella” Deweese). Mary had Dutch, English, German, and some Irish, roots.

Kamuela’s maternal grandfather was surnamed Teixeira.

Kamuela’s maternal grandmother was Violet Mary Vieira (the daughter of Manuel de Jesus Vieira and Laura Baptista Souza). Violet was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Manuel was a Portuguese emigrant, from Funchal, Madeira. Laura was born in Honolulu, to Portuguese immigrants João Baptista Souza, also known as John Baptist Souza, and Ezabella Gonçalves.

Sources: Genealogy of Kamuela’s paternal grandather, James Halolena Kahoano – http://www.findagrave.com

Kamuela’s paternal grandfather, James Halolena Kahoano, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Kamuela’s paternal great-grandparents, Samuel/Sam Mana Kahoano and Mary Malia Kalama – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Kamuela’s maternal grandmother, Violet Mary Vieira – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Kamuela’s maternal grandmother, Violet Mary (Vieira) Teixeira – http://www.diamondheadmortuary.net

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