on of Prince Laanui & Theresa Owana Kaheiheimalie, younger brother of Princess Elizabeth. Laanui II was born at the home of his father's Waialua estate in 1840, he attended the latter Royal School with his other cousins and his older sister Elizabeth Kekaaniau who was eligible to the throne. Another cousin who was his best friend at the school was Prince William Pitt Kinau who was also eligible for the throne.
Laanui married Kamaikoapa and in 1860, had one child, Princess Theresa Owana Kaohelelani.
Prince Laanui II died in the year of 1871 at the age of 31, his wife Kamaikaopa died the year before. His daughter was 11 years old at the time and was adopted by his sister Elizabeth Kekaaniau. Laanui II is buried at their old Haleiwa estate with his father at the now Liliuokalani Church and Cemetary.
rince Laanui's Wife, Kamaikaopaokalani
Known for her beauty and her long black hair hanging past her ankles and the color of her rosey cheeks that would come on her in the mid afternoon.