Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00852
Claimant: Kawewela
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Kawaiahao
Statistics: 2233 characters 359 words
No. 852, Kawewela, Honolulu, 1 November [1848]
N.R. 477v2

To the Honorable William L. Lee, President of the Land Commissioners appointed by the Mo`i to quiet titles in the Hawaiian Islands:

In accordance with the announcement concerning filing claims, therefore I hereby tell you of my house lot claim at the shore of Kikihale. There are no objections to this claim, therefore I am writing to you, the skilled persons who quiet titles with truth and righteousness: J. H. Smith, Z. Kaauwai, John II, and N. Namauu. Farewell ....

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.... ana's lot, Waikiki and
Hooliliamanu's lot, oceanside.

This had been Uahinui's property and he had given it to Kawewela. He had lived there through Liholiho and it has been peaceful to this day. The lot has been enclosed. Kawewela has a house while Kahoikua has two houses and he is subject to Kawewela."

Kahoikua sworn and stated "I have seen this place and everything is the same as Kaou has just told you here."

[Award 852; Land Patent 8308; Kawaiahao Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; .09 Ac.]