Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 08081
Claimant: Hewahewa
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Hilo, Puna
Ahupuaa: Waiakea, Keaau
Ili: Kalulunui, Halauloa
Statistics: 2828 characters 489 words
No. 8081, Hewahewa, Hilo, February 8, 1848
N.R. 704v8

Hear ye, ye Land Commissioners: I hereby state the size of my cultivated land. It is 300 fathoms by 250 fathoms. The two sides are alike. It is in Waiakea, Kalunui is the name of my place.

Hear ye, ye Land Commissioners: There is a coffee kihapai, 30 fathoms by 18 fathoms. Hapaiolaa is the name of this place, in Keaau.

F.T. 34v5
No. 8081, Hewahewa, See page 82

[See Award 3996B for first part of claim]
The other claim is situated in the district of Puna on the Ahupuaa Keaau on the ili Halauloa and is bounded:
On the west by the konohiki
On the north by Keawemakalio's land
On the east by the konohiki and
by Meaula's land on the south.

It consists of one field. There is no house on it.

The lot on Waiakea he received from Kamahiai in the ....

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.... as that of Kanaina and I confirm his testimony. I am a kamaaina on that land.

N.T. 471-472v4
No. 8081, Hewahewa, November 23
No. 3996B

Kapuaa, sworn, He has seen in Kalulunui ili of Waiakea, Hawaii.
Mauka and all around, Konohiki

There is a road in the center of this section. 2 cultivated kihapais, the claim is incorrect.

Section 2 - Halauloa ili in Keaau, Puna, Hawaii.
1 kihapai
Mauka by konohiki
Hilo by Keawemakalio's land
Makai by konohiki
Ka`u by Meheula's land.
1 cultivated kihapai, no fence.

First section of Waiakea acquired from Kamahiai in 1847. Second section in Keaau received from Meheula in 1842, no one has objected.

Kahalohau, sworn, He has seen this land just as Kapuaa had related here.

[Award 8081; R.P. 4360; Keaau Puna; 1 ap.; 13.64 Acs; See also Award 3996B]