Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00838
Claimant: Kaiawahakena
Other claimant:
Other name: Kaiaioahakena
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Kahehena
Statistics: 2715 characters 445 words
No. 838, Kaiawahakena, Honolulu, Oahu, October 11 1847
N.R. 465v2

To the Land Commissioners, Greetings: I hereby tell of my land claim at Kahehuna in Honolulu. There are 9 patches - 7 together in one places which is between the ko`eles of the konohiki and Kaniho's mo`o `aina, and two patches adjoin the mauka side of Kaniho's mo`o `aina.

I got this place at the time when Kaahumanu First was living, and have held it peacefully, with no objections until the present time, under the konohiki.

F.T. 247-248v2
Claim 838, Kaiawahakena, 22 march [1848]

Kaniho, sworn, I know this ....

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.... r />Kaiawahakena's interest had been mine and given without cost at the time of the death of Kaahumanu. He has lived in peace to the present time, no one objecting.

3. The following are the boundaries of the two patches and the house lot.
My land, Waikiki
a lot, mountainside
my land Kuaana's lot, Ewa and
my land again, seaside.

I had given these two patches the same way I had done with the seven patches. One house is there which I have custody for him. No one has ever objected to him to this day."

[Award 838; R.P. 3612; Kahehuna Honolulu Kona; 2 ap.; .82 Ac.; R.P. index lists name as Kaiaioahakena]