Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 08019
Claimant: Ahukai, wahine
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Waialua
Ahupuaa: Paalaa
Ili:
Statistics: 1586 characters 277 words
No. 8019, Ahukai, Honolulu, Oahu, January 26, 1848
N.R. 477v5


To the persons chosen as Land Commissioners, Greetings: I, the one whose name is below, hereby enter my claim for land on the Island of Oahu at Waialua. Paalaa is a land bequeathed by Keaumoku to Mamahana, and to Manuhaaipo, and they are dead. Manuhaaipo bequeathed it to me, from Kaahumanu, the kaikamahine of Keaumoku. On her death it was bequeathed to Kinau and Kinau gave it to me. Then she died, it went to Victoria, and I am situated her ....

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.... le are all satisfied with their allodial titles so far as I know.


No. 8019. Ahukai
We [J.S. Emerson] know not who he [she] is.

I might perhaps get more information in respect to two or three persons, by keeping this and spending a day's time in hunting up the other persons, but I cannot well spare the time, and I do not think that they will ever wish to hear from the claims again.
Yours truly, (Signature) J.S. Emerson
Waialua, August 2nd 1853

[No. 8019 not awarded]