Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00802
Claimant: Adams, Alexander
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Niu, Waikiki
Ili: Kawaiaala-alua
Statistics: 3284 characters 559 words
No. 802, Alexander Adams

No. 801, Alexander Adams, Honolulu, October 185h, 1847
F.R. 109-110v2

No. 802, 803

To the Land Commissioner for Land titles, &c.; Gentlemen:

I desire to make known to your Honorable Board that I hold three lands in the Island of Oahu.

1. No. 1 a town allotment in the town of Honolulu, well known as my place of residence for many years.

2. No. 2. A land called Niu, in the district of Kona and

3. No. 3 a land in Kalihi, also in the district of Kona.

The two first named were given to me by His Majesty, Kamehameha Ist, and the last was given by the Regent, Kaahumanu, for services rendered to the King and Government of the Islands during a long period.

The papers respecting my cla ....

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I always heard claimant received this land from Kamehameha I. I know he has possessed it since 1822. He is the konohiki of the land; and I know of no counter claims. He obtained it for services rendered.

Kekuanaoa, sworn, I know that claimant got it from the King in the same way as the others at the same time. Mr. Ii has correctly stated the boundaries.

There is a piece of kalo land belonging to this ili about 4 miles off, called Waihala (claimant stated it had, he thought, 18 only small patches in it cultivated by him).

[Award 802; R.P. 195; Kawaiaala-alua, Waikiki Kona; 1 ap.; 4.13 Acs; R.P. 51; Niu Kawaiaala-alua, Waikiki Kona; 1 ap.; 4.13 Acs; R.P. 52; Niu Waikiki Kona; 1 ap.; 2442 Acs; See Award 801 for Foreign Register & Foreign Testimony documents]