Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00017FL
Claimant: Makuku
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Puaiwa
Statistics: 2735 characters 415 words
No. 17 F.L., J. Makuku
N.R. 724v3

To the Land Commissioners of the Hawaiian Islands: The one whose name is signed below has claims in Puiwa, an `ili of the Fort of Honolulu. There are nine taro lo`i, one parcel of kula, one house lot. Having been directed by the Honorable M. Kekuanaoa, Governor of Oahu, to enter my claim, therefore I hereby enter it, and he is my witness, with others, when the time comes.
With thanks,
Honolulu, 19 December 1851

N.T. 260-261v10
No. 17 FL, Makuku, 22 December 1851

Luau, sworn, I have seen his land at Puiwa ili in Honolulu, Oahu - 4 land sections.


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.... led them as my claim.

Puiwa Ili:
Mauka, "Puiwa," Namauu's land
Waikiki, "Kewalo," Kamakee's land-, J. Booth has this land, it is on the top of a ridge
Makai, "Punaanana" ili
Ewa, "Laimi," A. Kaeo's ili.

1st Lele - "Puenuhe 1. The boundaries are: [none listed]
2nd Lele -"Puenuhe" 2.
Mauka, Kalihi Street
Waikiki, Kahookane ili
Makai, Puoloalo ili
Ewa, Kapohuluhulu ili.

Puahiki, Lilehua, Naimu, Koa, Luau, Pakaona, Kiniakua, Keawe, Keawekuaila, Kaikoo and Iuinui are the tenants presently.

[No. 17 F.L. not listed in index; not awarded]