Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00827
Claimant: Kauakahilau
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honouliuli
Ili: Poohilo
Statistics: 3132 characters 511 words
No. 827, Kauakahilau, Honouliuli, October 6th, 1847
N.R. 456-457v2


To the Honorable Land Commissioners of the Hawaiian Islands, Greetings: I hereby tell you of my land claim which is at Poohilo, Honouliuli, Ewa, Island of Oahu.

It is bounded:
on the north by the land of Hinaa
on the east by the land of Oni, and the houses of Kekuahilo
on the south by the land of Oni
on the west by Hopenui.

The second of my land claims is bounded:
on the north by a pali
on the east by the land of Hinaa
on the south by the land Ainaa
on the west by the fence of Poohilo.

My house lot is bounded:
on the north by Hopenui
on the east by Hopenui and the land of Manaole
on the south b ....

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.... d, toward Honolulu here
a stream, toward the mountain
Kauakahilau's property, Waianae and
Oni's land, toward the sea.

2. The boundaries of the house lot are as follows:
Hopenui is a property;
another land, toward the mountain;
Aiama is at Aumakua
Hopenui, toward the sea.

Kealiiahonui had given this interest to Kauakahilau probably in the year 1834 and he is living there to this time. The land has no fence and one house only is here for Kauakahilau."

Kawahea, sworn by the Bible and stated, "I have seen this property and every-thing is just as Kaehuna has related here. I have not known any other interest there."

[Award 827; R.P. 1084; Poohilo Honouliuli Ewa; 1 ap.; 1.6 Acs]