Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00938
Claimant: Kalama, wahine
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Waikiki
Ili: Puunui
Statistics: 3540 characters 535 words
No. 938, Kalama, Honolulu, October 7, 1847
N.R. 548-549v2

Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby tell you of my land claims at Puunui in Honolulu. /1/. This moo Paina is between the mo`o ainas of Nahalelauhala. Pahau gave this land to me, when Kinau was living. There are 26 patches there and also some kula within this land.

2. A part of the muliwai* which is an edge of my land, Kumukukui, which I forgot when I wrote you in September.

3. Some parcels of land at Waikiki. Parcel 1 is a parcel in the large patch called Hohe. Parcel 2 is the coconut grove called Hooulu. Parcel 3 is two sections of the muliwai of Kuloelulua.


F.T. 269v2
Claim 038, Kalama, Wahine, 7 April [1848]

Kaulanaulu, sworn, I know this place. It is kalo land in Honolulu aina, consisting of twenty-three patches ....

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.... u in 2 sections of land.

1. 31 patches - the boundaries:
Mauka, land of Kualawa
Waikiki, land of Nahalelauhala, Puunui II.
Makai, a stream
Ewa, land of Nahalelauhala, Puunui 2.

2.1/4 acre pasture:
Mauka, land of Kaiwi
Waikiki, land of Kekaanui, Puunui III, makai also
Ewa, Nahalelauhala, Puunui II.

Puhau had given Kalama his parcels of land during the lifetime of Kinau and Puhau had received his land from Kekuhaupio at the time of Kinau's death. Puhau has lived there comfortably to this time. No one has objected except for Kaili.

Kahope, sworn, I am a native of this Puunui land and I have known his boundaries exactly as Pahua has just stated. I am relinquishing my claim of section 3 to Kalama.

Postponed until Poomau is available next Tuesday.

[Award 938; R.P. 2760; Puunui Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; .63 Ac.]