Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00532
Claimant: Paukuwahie
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Beretania St.
Statistics: 3223 characters 565 words
[No. 532, Paukuwahie], Claims No. 530 to 538 inclusive
F.R. 25v2

Native Register

N.R. 225v2
No. 532, Paukuwahie

Hear ye, the Land Commissioners chosen to rectify all the problems of the people of the independent king of Hawaii:

I have heard that Levi has petitioned you, therefore I tell you that I am the heir to the lot adjoining the lot of Pauma haole. Levi's bequest is not there - he has two lands bequeathed to him at Ilikahi in Lahaina and Kapehu in Hilo. The inheritance of this lot is mine and my wahine's. Victorla's lands to John Ii was the bequest of the dead person. Many of us heard they were in the will. My petition to you is for the right to my lot. I have a diagram of it and will give it to you. Wh ....

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.... Kawaluna for the land in Lahaina and Hilo and Kawaluna had said, The land in Lahaina and the land in Hilo are for me, and this house site here is for Paukuwahie. My feeling is this bequest is true. This interest had been for Kaaoaohema and upon his death it was willed to Kawaluna. That is what I have known.

Waialae, sworn by the Word of God and stated, What I have seen and heard about the bequest are similar to Malaehaakoa's statements given here, that the land in Lahaina and that which is in Hilo were for Levi indeed just as Kawaluna had directed; and the house lot in Honolulu here was for Paukuwahie. That is what I have heard.

See Kaoo's objections, pg. 234 [No. 598, Kaoo]

[Award 532; R.P. 137; Beretania St. Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; .88 Ac.]