Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 08135
Claimant: Hihio
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Maui
District: Lahaina, Honuaula
Ahupuaa: Puaa,
Statistics: 2015 characters 357 words
No. 8135, Hihio, Honolulu, February 7, 1848
N.R. 456-458v6

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I, Hihio, hereby petition for my claim, with the following explanation: From the time when Liholiho sailed for England, Puaa was taken to Maui by Hoapili kane, and afterwards with Hoapili ma and his kaikaina, Paea, later Paea conveyed this place to Puaa, who built a house, and when it was completed he occupied this place. Kai became ill, Haehae ma returned to Holili, and then Puaa asked Haehae again , for a place just mauka. It was a separate place; there was no house, and when Puaa got it he made a house site, filling up that worthless place a ....

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.... ny right to do so at this place; that is the dispute between us.

Furthermore, there is a claim for four lo`I, also four dry lo`i. One lo`I, which is irrigted is at Kuhua of Keohokalele and Imiwale.

Furthermore, there are two lo`I at Puaa, one coconut tree, kula house site, also at Puaa, and a cultivated mo`o adjoining Wainee.

Furthermore, I have a claim for a house lot at Honuaula and six kihapai of young sweet potatoes. Those are the claims which are stated to you all. The witnesses for /the land at/ Puaa are Kaihe, Keaweluaole, and Hikiau.

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[No. 8135 not awarded]