Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00571
Claimant: Hoyer, Cornelius
Other claimant:
Other name: Kapena
Island: Hawaii
District: Hilo
Ahupuaa: Piihonua
Statistics: 3524 characters 622 words
Cl. No. 571, Cornelius Hoyer, Hilo, Honolulu, May 5, 1847
F.R. 53v2

The Secretary of Land Commission.
Sir, I herewith enclose you a plan of Premises belongong to me situated in Hilo, Hawaii. Said land came into my possession by purchase from Hainau, a native, in January 1846 & I pray your Honorable Board to grant me a patent for the same.
Signed, Cornelius Hoyer


F.T. 93v5
Helu 571, Cornelius Hoyer

Omaua na kumu hoike i kakau malalo iho nei o Ulu o Kahaku, poe kanaka hapai Hawaii e noho ana ma Piihonua apana, Hilo, Mokupuni Hawaii.

Ke hai aku nei maua i ka mea e pili ana imua o ka Luna kanawai ....

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.... Haumu is a Hawaiian now residing at Waiakea and who is a sale partner of Capt. Hoyer.

2. Haumu has lived at Piihonua that is the place which has been sold to Capt. Hoyer, since the time of Kamehameha I, a long time ago.

3. The konohiki for the land at that time, Kahaipule, had presented Haumu land on which to live was the reason Haumu has lived there.
Ulu, Kahaku

The above named persons Ulu, Kahaku being duly sworn by me do depose and say that the parts above stated by them are true to the best of their knowledge and belief.
S.L. Austin, District Justice of Hilo, Hilo, April 25, 1854

[Award 571; R.P. 5576; Piihonua Hilo; 1 ap.; .75 Ac.]