Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00856
Claimant: Ohule
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Koaiki
Statistics: 3268 characters 540 words
No. 856, 0hule, Honolulu, October 9 1847
N.R. 479-481v2


To the one appointed as deputy to the President of the Land Commissioners, William L. Lee, and J. H. Smith, and Z. Kaauwai, and John Ii, and N. Namauu, being the commissioners to investigate and quiet titles

/Translator's note: I omit three paragraphs of remarks which show the claimant's awareness of the advantages offered by the Mahele/

therefore, I tell you of my claim for farm land under the konohiki. The circumference of my mo`o `aina is 176 fathoms, 8 feet 11 inches, combined with the irrigation ditch and one patch belonging to the konohiki in my mo`o `aina, which is a po`alima belonging to him.

The circumference of my house lot and a farm plot which enters into the total of the h ....

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.... a house site. One house is there for the wife of Ohule's landlord named Ololo and who is living under Ohule.

Ohule's grandparents had lived on this property from Kamehameha I's reign and his father had bequested it to him.

Kukapaahoa is Ohule's grandfather while Mokoi is the name of his father. Ohule has lived in peace on this place from his grandparents' time to the present time."

See page 570 [590]


N.T. 590v2
No. 856, Ohule, From pg. 586, Mar. 27

Ololo, sworn by the Word of God and said, "I have seen this property. It is similar to all of the things which Kaula has told you. No one has objected to him."

Page 586

[Award 856; R.P. 60; Koaiki Kapalama Kona; 2 ap.; 1.34 Acs]