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High Chiefess Laura Konia was born in the year 1808 and was the daughter of Pauli Kaʻoleioku by his wife, Chiefess Luahine Kahailiopua.


She married High Chief Abner Paki and had one daughter, Bernice Pauahi, whom Kamehameha III officially claimed eligible to the throne and was groomed at the Chiefs Children's School to be a ruler.  Konia also adopted Lydia Kamaka'eha who was eligible to the throne as well.


High Chiefess Konia died on July 2, 1857 and rests at the royal mausoleum. 

High Chiefess Laura Konia

Royal House of Keoua Nui

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