We were to accompany the missionary overland to Kailua, where the schooner was to meet us.
She was going to join the king at their country-seat at Kailua, on Hawaii.
Although history is silent, it is probable that the king of Kailua perished in the battle.
Kailua is one of the most lonesome, desolate spots in the Hawaiian Islands.
He came to live at various times on the sea-shore at Kailua.
At Kailua, a seashore village further north, is the old palace of the kings of the islands.
So time went by, until one day Keawe went upon a visit as far as Kailua to certain of his friends.
The royalists marched gayly home to Kailua glorifying the new dispensation.
He seized him, killed him, and carried his body by night to Kailua.
The next forenoon, when we made the land, we found that we were to the southward of Kailua.