Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 07841
Claimant: Keahimaia
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Hamakua
Ahupuaa: Kawela
Ili: Alaimakaaha
Statistics: 2139 characters 319 words
No. 7841, Keahimaia, Kawela, January 27, 1848
N.R. 298v8

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby explain my claim. Lunalilo is the konohiki, and I, Keahimaia am under him. The one who takes care of the land gave me the ili of Alaimakaaha. It has been held from the time of my makuas, therefore I have made a lot for myself. It is square, 20 fathoms by 20 fathoms. In another place are five mala of vegetable food, one mala of coffee and one mala of wauke.

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.... r />Mauka by konohiki
Kohala by Mahi's land
Makai by konohiki
Hilo, Au ahupuaa.
1 cultivated kihapai.

Section 8: Houselot in Kawela ahupuaa, of which all boundaries are for the konohiki. It has
no fence and a house is in the planning.

This is an old land from his grandparents at the time of Kamehameha I, now I have the land, no one had objected.

Makuahine, sworn, Substantiates Kealia's testimony.

[Award 7841; R.P. 7477; Kawela Hamakua; 1 ap.; 8.29 Acs]