Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00699
Claimant: Awehi
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Kamakela
Statistics: 2439 characters 400 words
No. 699, Awehi, Honolulu, September 18, 1847
N.R. 361-362v2

To the Land Commissioners of the Hawaiian Islands, Greetings: I hereby tell the claim for my house lot. It is in Honolulu, however on the north side of the stream.

The boundaries are: north, land of Nakookoo; east, lot of Kaleimakalii; south, also lot of Kaleimakalii; west, lot of Haupu.

This is an old interest from the time of Kamehameha I; I have lived at this place from that time until the present without objections. I am the man in this lot, and one house stands there within the lot, which is min ....

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.... is toward the sea.

Awehi had lived on this place in the year 1833 which was the time Kamehameha III had returned from Hawaii. This place has been enclosed and a house is in there. He had received this interest from Naleilehua."

Namauu, sworn by the Word of God and stated, "That property had been for my parents and Awehe was Naleilehua's subject. I had come on a trip here in 1819 and had seen Awehi living on this property. He has done this since that time to this day; no one has ever objected."

[Award 699; R.P. 2468; Kamakela Honolulu Kona;1 ap.; .1 Ac.]