aughter of Prince Laanui & High Chiefess
Theresa Owana Kaheiheimalie, born on September 11, 1834, Elizabeth was officially eligible to the HawaiianThrone by order of King Kamehameha III who placed her in the Chiefs Children's School (Royal School). Princess Elizabeth crossed periods from the old ali'i times well into the 19th century, during the time when her cousins became Kings & Queens and during the 1893 overthrow of Queen Liliuokalani. She was a major ancestrial voice for the Kamehamehas since their passing.
he married an american bussinessman, Mr. Frank Seaver Pratt. Princess Elizabeth did not have any children, although she adopted her blood neice, Princess Theresa Owana Kaohelelani, the daughter of her brother Laanui.
In 1920 at the age of 86, she wrote "Keoua, Father of Kings", a book of her memoirs about her great grandfather, Keoua-nui, that has been past down to her from generations and documents the sole heirs of the Keoua royal line. A second edition was published in 2000. Princess Elizabeth died in the year 1928 at the age of 94.
Portrait of Princess Elizabeth as a bridesmaid at Princess Emma's Wedding to
King Kamehameha IV - Painted by Mary Koski
Portrait of Princess Elizabeth attending the Chief's Chidrens' School (Royal School) - Painted by Mary Koski