Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 08739
Claimant: Kanakahikiea
Other claimant:
Other name: Kamakahikiea
Island: Hawaii
District: Kohala, North
Ahupuaa: Halawa
Ili: Hopeolaa mua, Puakaa
Statistics: 2314 characters 368 words
No. 8739, Kanakahikiea, January 18,1848
N.R. 82v8

Greetings to you, Kamehameha III: This paper tells of my occupations of these ilis of Hopeolaa mua, and half of Puaka, in the Ahupuaa of Halawa. You were the one who gave the Ahupuaa to Kaihe, and my ili of Hopeolaa mua was from Kaihe. Also, Kaihe gave Puaka to Puleino, and I got my one-half from Puleino. I have occupied them for a total of 14 years without dispute.

F.T. 25v4
No. 8739, Kamakahikiea

Pipa, sworn, testifies that claimant occupies one piece of land in the Ili of Hopeolaa 2, Ahupuaa Halawa, which is thus bounded:

South by Ili of Hopeolaa 3
West by Ili of Moomuku
North by Ili of Hopeolaa 1st
East ....

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Mauka is Hopeolaa 3, an ili land
Kohalawaho by Moomuku, ili land
Makai by Hopeolaa 4
Hamakua by idle land.
There is no patch; there are two potato patches which have been cultivated. Two houses are there, one of which is for Kamakahikiea, the other for the Catholic teacher.

Kaihe gave him his interest in 1845; no one has objected.

Kaikuaana, sworn and stated, I have known exactly as Pipa has stated here.

See Kamakahikieas oath, page 68

N.T. 68v4
No. 8739, Kamakahikiea

Kamakahikiea, sworn and stated, "I have relinquished my claim to the ili land in Pueka [Puaka], Kohala, Hawaii, on this 27th day of September 1848."

[No. 8739 not awarded]