Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 08537
Claimant: Kahawaii
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Koolauloa
Ahupuaa: Malaekahana, Laie
Statistics: 1361 characters 228 words
No. 8537, Kahawaii, Laie, January 18,1848
N.R. 344v4

To the Land Commissioners, Greetings: I, Kahawali, am a claimant of land in Malaekahana. There is one mo`o kula /unirrigated/ from the sea of Halii to our house site, and from thence to the mountainous area. The boundaries are: on the north, the ocean, on the east, Laie, on the south, the mountain, on the west, Keana. Here are the scattered claims: in the `ili of Laie, I have ....

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.... s land.

The House site of claimant is not enclosed. Claimant held the land from his youth. He died last April (1850). His wife is his heir.

Paakahi, sworn, says he knows the 3 kalo patches claimed by Kahawaii in Laie. The konohiki took this land away because claimant did not go to the poalima.

The Konohiki of Malaekahana consented to this claim.

[Award 8537; R.P. 7970; Malaekahana Koolauloa; 2 ap.; .38 Ac.]