Hewett (species)

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"Remember the official banquet for the Hewett senators? You stopped me before I took a bite of Konkeel pie."
―Qui-Gon Jinn, to Adi Gallia[src]

The Hewett were a non-humanoid, sentient species from the planet Hewett. In 34 BBY, an official banquet was held for Hewett senators, at which Konkeel pie was served on the menu. The pie was toxic to humanoids, and the Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn almost ate some before his contemporary Adi Gallia stopped him.

Biology and appearanceEdit

The Hewett were a sentient species of non-humanoids. Some elements of their diet, such as Konkeel pie, were highly toxic to humanoids, and several were known to have died after consuming it.[1]


Hewett space

A map of Hewett and surrounding systems in the Mid Rim

"Konkeel pie is highly toxic to humanoids. The Hewett senators apologized and removed it from their menu."
―Adi Gallia[src]

The Hewett were native to the planet Hewett in a Mid Rim sector of the same name.[2] In 34 BBY, an official banquet was held for Hewett senators, which the Jedi Masters Qui-Gon Jinn and Adi Gallia attended. The menu included the dessert Konkeel pie, and Jinn almost ate some of the food before Gallia stopped him, pointing out the dangers. The toxicity of the pie was brought to the attention of the Hewett senators, who then arranged for the item to be removed from the menu and apologized to the Jedi. The next year, Jinn related the incident to his Padawan, Obi-Wan Kenobi, insisting that Gallia had saved his life.[1]

Between 12 ABY and 13 ABY, the Hewett's homeworld was contested between the New Republic and the Galactic Empire, as part of the Orinda campaign. The Empire won the engagement, utilizing the 181st Imperial Fighter Wing and a contingent of Star Destroyers.[3]

Behind the scenesEdit

The Hewett were created by Ryder Windham and were mentioned in his adventure book Episode I Adventures 4: Jedi Emergency, which was published by Scholastic in 1999. Their homeworld later appeared in the reference books The Essential Atlas and The Essential Guide to Warfare.


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