Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00832
Claimant: Opiopio
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Ewa
Ahupuaa: Honouliuli
Ili: Poohilo
Statistics: 2577 characters 426 words
No. 832, Opiopio, Honouliuli, September 25, 1847
N.R. 460v2

To the Honorable Land Commissioners of the Hawaiian Islands Greetings: I hereby tell you of my claim as directed by the law. This land is at Poohilo, Honouliuli, Ewa, Island of Oahu and It is bounded on the north by the land of Kauakahilau and the land of Kaekuna and the land of Oni, on the east by the land of Oni, on the south by the land of Kaewa, on the west by the land of Solomon Keliaa. The second of my claims is bounded on the north by the land of Oni, on the east by the land of Kaaiawaawa, on the south by the land of Kuailau and the land of Puehu, ....

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.... ianae.

These are three patches and the fourth is located away at another locality. The following are the boundaries:

the ahupuaa, toward the sea
Oni's land, toward the mountain
Kaaiawaawa's land, toward Honolulu here and
a land Maui is toward Waianae.

Opiopio had received this land in 1839 from his father Oni and he is living as a land possessor on the house lot under Oni."

Kaehuna, sworn and said, "I have seen this property and everything is just as Kauakahilau has stated here."

[Award 832; R.P. 1085; Poohilo Honouliuli Ewa; 2 ap.; 1.21 Acs]