Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00973
Claimant: Kahihikaunoa, wahine
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Hotel St.
Statistics: 2308 characters 376 words
No. 973, Kahihikaunoa, Honolulu, November 15, 1847
N.R. 572-573v2

To the Land Commissioners: I hereby explain to you my house lot at Honolulu, bounded on the west by the lot of Alika, on the south by the lot of Uluheelani, on the east by the road going from Kikihale to the House of Kaniua, on the north by the lot of Keoni, between these places. The measurements on the west, south and east are 14 yards each, on the north, the length is 17 yards. The reason of my getting this place was from my kaiku`ana, Nawahine. There had been no houses here, it was completely separate, and my kaikua`ana, seeing that it was separate, built himself a house, in the year of our Lord 1827. Poki was living here at this time when my kaikua`ana built. On his d ....

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Pae, sworn and stated, "I have seen this property of Kahihikaunoa in Honolulu here; it is a house lot and the boundaries are:

Alika's lot, toward the mountain
the foreigner's carpenter shop, Waikiki
Hotel street, toward the sea and
Uluheelani's property, Ewa.

This property is enclosed and Kahihikaunoa has two houses in there. He had received this interest from his young brother, Nawahine, in the year 1836 upon his death and he (Kahihikaunoa) has had it in peace to this day."

Kaanaana, sworn and stated, "I have seen this property exactly as Pae has related here and no one has objected."

[Award 973; R.P. 1916; Hotel St. Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; .03 Ac.]