Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00661
Claimant: Hawaii, Kaiapa
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Waiolena, Kaolu, Laukalo
Statistics: 5611 characters 987 words
Claim No. 661, Kaiapa Hawaii, attached to the above letter [claim 660 to Judd]
F.R. 102-103v2

I beg also to present for adjudication, a lease of land by the King & Premier, to Kaiapa Hawaii; also a small lot to the westward of the leased land, and mauka of the new cross road now being made in Nuuanu. This lot has been the dwelling place of Hawaii, say 15 years. I bring forward these last claims on his behalf.
Board of Land Commissioners, &c. &c.
Signed &c.
G.P. Judd

F.T. 148-149v2
Claim 661, Kaiapa Hawaii, January 19 [1848]

1st piece mauka of the new cross road leading to the hills.
2nd a house lot.

Kenahu, sworn, this land is in Nuuanu aina, and is fenced, bounded:

Makai by the new cross road leading to the hills
Waititi side, the land called Dr. Judds
Mauka by Kaina's land
Ewa side by Kaohaohema's.

It formerly belonged to me. The fence stands on the right boundaries. Claimant got the place just after the Kauai War in 1823 or 4, and has lived there ever since.

There are two houses on it, the wall is stone and there is no other claimant to it.

G.P. Judd, sworn, Hawaii was living on the land in 1823 and has had undisturbed possession ever since. It was just fenced with sticks and after with stone. I advanced him the funds ....

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.... int of the survey. There are two acres in that property, three chains and thirty-three cylinders.

This is a place for Kaiapa Hawaii upon which to live in peace with his heirs or his assistant, perhaps, for fifty years from the day this document is written. He is not to brew or to sell liquor on that property and he will make payments to Mrs. Kekauluohi and/or to her heir or assistant perhaps on year-to-year basis of four dollars per year for living on the land. When the number of years mentioned above have been exhausted, the land with the houses on it, the house lot and everything that is connected with the land shall be returned to M. Kekauluohi, her heirs, her assistant perhaps, or to the person who owns the land.

We have jointly agreed to these statements and for this reason we are binding ourselves, our heirs and our assistants, perhaps, in certifying fully all of these statements above, and we sign our names below on this tenth day of October in the year of the Lord, one thousand eight hundred thirty-nine in Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Hawaii Archepelago [sic].
Kekauluohi, Kamehameha III, Kaiapa Hawaii
Signature witnesses: Kekuanaoa, Kanaina, G.P. Judd.

See page 468

[Award 661; R.P. 580; Waiolena & Kaolu Honolulu Kona; Nuuanu Honolulu Kona; (Ap. 1); 1 ap.; 2.41 Acs; R.P. 111; Laukalo Honolulu Kona; (Ap. 2); 1 ap.; .78 Ac.]