Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00598
Claimant: Kaoo
Other claimant:Kamamalu, Victoria
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Beretania St.
Statistics: 2218 characters 386 words
No. 598, Kaoo
N.R. 286-287v2


To Willlam Richards, the Honorable President of the Land Commissioners, Greetings: As in the law therefore I petition for our interest in our house lot at Honolulu. We think it is important /to have/ that lot which was in the name of and was con-veyed by Victoria Kamamalu. This place was given before the enactment of the law for seeking title to the kuleanas. Keonl Ailama petitioned for this lot before you formerly, and this petition was right.

Here is the wrong - when Kaaoaohema died, ....

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.... ed there which was in the year 1824 probably, and it was he who built the enclosure, also the houses within. When Kaaoaohema died, he had bequested his estate to Keoni Ailama and the bequest was for Lepeka when Ailama had died, and this testament of Lepeka is saying that Kaoo who is his young brother is his heir.

Paukuwahie is to be summoned before the next court session.

See Pakuwahine's objections on page 330. [No. 532]

[Award 598; R.P. 6892; Beretania St. Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; .88 Ac.; Kaoo for V. Kamamalu]