Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00671
Claimant: Paakua
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Kaoawai
Statistics: 2404 characters 395 words
Claims [671, Paakua], 622 to 671
F.R. 103v2

Native Register

N.R. 339v2
No. 671, Paakua, Honolulu, Oahu, September 5, 1847

I hereby petition you for my claim to my house lot at Kaoawai, before you, the people who quiet land titles. The dimensions are: on the west, on the side adjoining Kauaua, 18 fathoms, 1 foot; on the south, adjoining Kapehe, 15 fathoms, 3 feet; on the east, adjoining Kalua`u, 24 fathoms, 2 feet; on the north, 17 fathoms, being the side which adjoins the kula of Kaaoaohema. These are the dimensions of my lot here at Kaoawai.

F.T. 158-159v2
Claim 671, Paakua, January 26 [1848]

Kamakee, sworn, This place is in Honolulu aina. Claimant got it in 1846. I gave it to him as my foster ....

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.... y nephew. I had received this place from my wife in the year 1818 and we have lived (there) since then to the present time on the inside, it was - It has been fenced and there is a house

Just a vacant place and my wife had gone and lived there. We (two) had already obtained a parcel of land at Ewa and that was the foremost reason we had given Paakua this property. Its boundaries are

Kapehe's lot on the Waikiki side
Kalua's lot, toward the mountain
a vacant area, Ewa and
Kanana's lot is toward the sea.

Kaleo, sworn by the Word of God and stated, My knowledge pertaining to everything about this property is the same as has just been related her by Kamaka, including its awarding.

[Award 671; R.P. 2264; Kaoawai Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; .2 Ac.]