Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00659
Claimant: Makulu
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Kahaniki, Kahauiki
Statistics: 2592 characters 401 words
No. 659, Makulu
N.R. 331v2

I, Makulu, am th one woho will explain to you, the Land Commissioners:

/After the battle of Nuuanu/ Kahauiki, on Oahu, was a dependency of Uwalo. Uwalo was a canoe-making expert for Kamehameha II, who gave him the land of Kahauiki. When Uwalo died, his kaikamahine, Kalaipaopao, inherited it and on her death, I, her keiki, inherited it.

Later, Kalaimoku took Kahauiki and gave it to my makuakane, Kaleohano, and when he went to Kahiki it went to my kaikaina, Keouaniholiilii, and on his death it went to Kaumealani. This was in the year 1832 and from then Kahauiki has been his until this ....

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.... nd called Weli
Waikiki, Kalihi
toward the mountain, a mountain and
Moanalua is on the Ewa side.

Uwalo, Makulu's grandfather had been a canoe carver for Kamehameha I and for this reason he was given this land. This was passed on to his wife at his death. Now this is the son and he has it at this time. This land was acquired during the reign of Poki to the present time. Kaumealani has the land under King Kamehameha III; however, I have not lived there from the year 1839 to this time."

There is no further work to be done because it is a long time since the land was transferred.

[No. 659 not awarded]