Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00894
Claimant: Hikiau
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Waialua
Ahupuaa: Kawaihapai
Ili:
Statistics: 1840 characters 335 words
No. 894, Hikiau, Kawaihapai, Waialua, [October] 28, 1847
N.R. 511v2


To the Honorable Land Commissioners of the Hawaiian Islands, Greetings: I hereby tell you of my claim for land and house. This land is at Kawaihapai in Waialua, Island of Oahu. It is bounded on the north by my octopus fishing ground, on the east by kukui /tree/ on the south by a pali, on the west by a wiliwili /tree/. The second of my land claims is bounded.on the north by the land of Kawaiwaea, on the east by the mo`o `aina of Kapaewa, on the south by the land of Kila, on the west by the land of Uka. The third of my ....

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.... found the right person as quite a number of the names are from Mokuleia and Kawaihapai, where the people are all satisfied with their allodial titles so far as I know.

No. 894, Hikiau
Abandoned on oath July 20th [1853]

I might perhaps get more information in respect to two or three persons, by keeping this and spending a day's time in hunting up the other persons, but I cannot well spare the time, and I do not think that they will ever wish to hear from the claims again.
Yours truly, (Signature) J.S. Emerson
Waialua, August 2nd 1853

[No. 894 not awarded]