Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00764
Claimant: Maeaea
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Ewa
Ahupuaa: Honouliuli
Ili: Lihue
Statistics: 2699 characters 422 words
No. 764, Maeaea, Honouliuli, September 16, 1847
N.R. 420v2


The President, The Honorable Land Commissioners of the Hawaiian Islands, Greetings: I hereby tell you of my claim, which is at Kauilahanau in Lihue, Honouliuli, Ewa, Island of Oahu. It is bounded on the north by Pumaialau, on the east by Kalahiki, on the south by Kawaipapa. The second of my claims is bounded on the north by Kawaipapa, on the east by Kalahiki, on the south by the ascent to Pohakea, on the west, Pohakea. I had this from my makuas, when they died it was bequeathed to me. At this time I have it from Haae.
I am, respectfully,
MAEAEA X


F.T. 285-2 ....

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.... ;s plain, Honolulu
Opunaha, toward the sea and
Pohakea, Waianae.

Maeaea's land had been from Kawaa and Kawaa had received his interest from Kekuamanoha. Maeaea has lived there peacefully to the present time. There is no enclosure, no house on this place ant no one has objected to him.

Keliiaa, sworn and stated, "I have seen this property and everything is just as Paele has related here; however, Maeaea's land had been from Keaona who is his (Maeaea) father. He had received it during Kamehameha I's reign and Maeaea received it during Kamehameha II's time. No one has objected."

[No. 764 not awarded]