Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00681
Claimant: Kekuanaoa, M.
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Honolulu Hale
Statistics: 1996 characters 355 words
No. 681, Kekuanaoa, M., January 28, 1848
N.T. 483-484v2

P. Kanoa, sworn by the Bible and stated, "I have seen this place; it is in Honolulu here on the front side of Honolulu Hale and

the street coming from there is on the Waikiki side
Merchant street, toward the mountain
Naihekukui's lot, Ewa and
the beach is oceanside.

Nihoa is the name of that place and I have known it had been Kaahumanu's place. She had obtained it ....

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.... many houses, four of which were for the chiefs. The boundaries are the same as Kanoa has just stated (and) that place had been for Kaahumanu and at her death, Kinau had been the heir for everything. Then when Kinau had passed on, Victoria was the heir for everything. I have lived in Honolulu here for 45 years." There are many testimonies for this property, but this has been quite clear."

[No. 681 not awarded; See Award 677 for Native Register and Foreign Testimony documents]