Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00768
Claimant: Pio
Other claimant:Wahinenui
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Ewa
Ahupuaa: Honouliuli
Ili: Kahaumakua, Niukee, Waioha
Statistics: 4008 characters 625 words
No. 768, Pio, Honouliuli, September19, 1847
N.R. 422-423v2

To the Honorable Land Commissioners of the Hawaiian Islands, Greetings: I hereby tell you of my land claim at Kaaumakua, Honouliuli, Ewa, Island of Oahu. It is bounded on the north by the stream of Makaii, on the east by the land of Kalauhala, on the south by the land of Kauouo, on the west by the land of Nunu and the land of Kaumauma. This place was given me by my wahine, formerly, until now.

The house claim is bounded on the north by the houses of Kaumauma, on the east by the shore of Kaaumakua, on the south by the pali of Holeinui. My land claim is at Nukee, Honouliuli, and it is bounded on the north by the land of Aaron Nakai, on the east by the land of Kaalauahi, on the south by the taro patch of Kuaihee, belonging to Honaunau. on the west by a po`alima taro patch. The fourth of my claims is bounded on the north by a po`alima taro patch, on the east, Ku-aihee, on the south the stream of Makali, on ....

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.... from Kaope, which land is Nuuanu here and no one has objected."

2. The boundaries of the section at Niukee are:
Kaunahi's land, Mauka
A river, Waianae.

Pio has two houses there, two patches, a hog's sty and some growing trees. Pio's land is from Wiwi, acquired in the year 1843 or 4 probably upon the death of Kiwi. No one had objected."

3. And the boundaries of the house lot are:
Kaunuuna's land, mauka
The beach, Honolulu
Kaope's pasture, makai and
his land, Waianae.

The place is fenced, Pio has one house there and he has lived in peace to this day. Pio's lot is from Hapai. He had bequested it upon his death to Pio in the year 1836.

Liliu, sworn and said, "I have seen this property exactly as Kahakuliilii has just related here."

[Award 768; R.P. 2337; Kaaumakua Honouliuli Ewa; 2 ap.; 2.074 Acs; Pio for Wahinenui; R.P. 6826; Niukee Honouliuli Ewa; 2 ap.; .918 Ac.]