Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00922
Claimant: Okuu, wahine
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Waikiki
Ili: Helumoa
Statistics: 2446 characters 413 words
No. 922, Okuu, Helumoa, Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, October 1847
N.R. 536v2

To the President of the Land Commissioners, William L. Lee, and J. H. Smith, Z. Kaauwai, John Ii. N. Namauu, being the commissioners to weigh the truth of the claims, in accordance with your directions, therefore, I hereby petition for the house lot claim at Helumoa in Waikiki. It was agreed by us that I would petition to you, the commissioners who strip off the claims which are invalid and select the right claims when you know the truth, as in my claim of which I am telling you correctly. The circumference out ....

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.... s a mud enclosure and there are five houses in there. Three of us are house owners. One house is mine, another is for Kini and the other is for Ku. Okuu had received this from Kamaukoli who had his interest from Kaahumanu, but Kamaukoli is the interest for life there. This land had been for Okuu's older brother and upon his death, Okuu had inherited it. I have not known that anyone has objected."

Kini, sworn and stated, "I have seen this place. Everything about it is just as Kupanihi has related here."

[Award 922; R.P. 4463; Helumoa Waikiki Kona; 1 ap.; .32 Ac.]