Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00834
Claimant: Oni
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Ewa
Ahupuaa: Honouliuli
Ili: Poohilo, Kailikahi
Statistics: 5424 characters 746 words
No. 834, Oni, Honouliuli, September 20, 1847
N.R. 462v2


To the Honorable Land Commissioners of the Hawaiian Islands, Greetings: I hereby tell you of my land claim at Poohilo, Honouliuli, Island of Oahu. It is bounded on the north by the land of Kawahaea and Kaua-kahilau, on the east by the land of Kupalii, on the south by the land of Kapule, and Kaewa, and Opiopio, and the land of Solomon Keliiaa, and the land of Manaole, on the west by the pali of Makaakua and there also some houses there which belong to me. The second of my claims is bounded on the north by the Pond of Waianu and on the east by the Pond of Kahui and the stream of Puehuehu, on the south by the land of Koi, on the west by the houses of Solomon Keliiaa and the pali of Makaakua. My house claim is at Kailikahi, Honouliuli and is bounded on the north by the fence of the land and the houses of Kaaiawaawa, on the east by the fence of the land, on the south by a pali, on the west by the houses of Kekuahilo. These land claims were given me by Kauakahilau.
ONI X


F.T. 317-318v2
Cl. 834, Oni, 22 May [1848]

Kaiavaava, sworn, This place is in Honouliuli called Poilo.

1. First, House lot is bounded:
Mauka by my lot
Ewa by Government fence
Makai by Kekauonohi's land
Waianae by Kuailo's and Kekuna's lands ....

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.... 4. And following are for the fourth:
Hinaa's land, toward the mountain;
Manaole, Ewa
Kekuahilo, toward the sea
Hinaa, Waianae.
There is no fence or house there. This is a single patch.

5. And the boundaries of the fifth parcel which consists of two patches are:
Manaole's place, toward the mountain
a plain land lot and my property, Ewa
Puniwai's place, toward the sea.
There is no house or fence there.
Manaole's place is also on the Waianae end.

6. And the boundaries of the pasture are:
Kanakahilau's place, toward the mountain
Manaole's place and Kapule's place, Ewa
Hinaa's place, toward the sea
Kapule's lot and Manaole's lot, Waianae.
There is no fence or house there.

7. And these are the boundaries of parcel seven; however, there is only one patch:
Kawahaea's lot, toward the mountain
Kahawai, Ewa
Opiopio's land, toward the sea and
Kanakahilau, Waianae.
There is no house.

Oni's parents had received this property during the time of Kamehameha I. Although Kanakahilau is the konohiki, Oni is living there and no one objects."

Aoao, sworn and said, "I have seen this property exactly as Kaaiawaawa (has seen)."

[Award 834; R.P. 3415; Poohilo Honouliuli Ewa; 5 ap.; 5.76 Acs]