Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 08841
Claimant: Keaona
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Kauai
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Waimea
Ili: Pokii
Statistics: 1733 characters 298 words
No. 8841, Keaone
N.R. 397v9

I, Keaona, a subject of the Hawaiian Islands living at Pokii on the island of Kauai, hereby state to you, the Land commissioners, my own claim. It is 60 fathoms long by 30 fathoms wide and is my house lot. There are six lo`i and their kula, 90 fathoms long by 40 fathoms wide. my occupancy has been from the year 1834.
I am, respectfully,
Witness: Kaaua Makua ....

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.... i Kalana, of Kona Kauai. [They] are bounded:

Mauka by Uruu a taro land
Waimea by Keawe"s taro land
Makai by Swamp of rushes
Mana by Kaainui, a taro land.

Claimant has held this land from the time of Kinau & his title to it is not disputed.

[Award 8841; Pokii Waimea Kona; 3 ap.; 4.5 Acs 38 rods; no Native Testimony document yet located; N.B. 3 pieces awarded; 2 claimed]