Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00979
Claimant: Kauaikeoho
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Kauakahi
Statistics: 3634 characters 617 words
No. 979, Kauaikeoho, Kauakahi, Honolulu, October 4, 1847
N.R. 575v2

Greetings to the Land Commissioners, I hereby tell of our house lot claim. It is in Honolulu, on the north side of the Estuary. It is bounded on the north by a pond, on the east by the lot of Keaweluahi, on the south by the lot of the Schoolhouse, on the west by the lot of Wahie. Our occupancy at this place began in the time of Liholiho. Kauhi was the one, however, who had this claim at that time, and during the commotion by Kaomi, Kauhi left for Puuloa and left this place to us. It was abandoned when we began to live at this place and it has been left to our peaceful occu-pation, with no objections.

Our two houses stand within the lot, which also was fenced by us. A pool, on the south of the schoolhouse lot, was adjudged to one of us, Kauaikeoho. Kalua objected to this pool, which had been awar ....

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.... on his land.

Note. (the above remain to be attached to Kauhi's number when known.)

No. 3, Kauhi, sworn, claimants own four kalo patches which are bounded: on all sides by Hooliliamanu's land, who as konohiki gave them the land in Kaahumanu's time and they have held the same without dispute to this time. They each also own a house in my yard, and live under my protection.

N.T. 45-46v3
No. 979, Kanakahi, May 10 [1848]

Kauhi, sworn and said, "I have seen Kanakahi's property at Kuaiula in Honolulu district which he had received from Hooliliamanu but he (Kanakahi) had lived there before this. Hooliliamanu was a recent comer.

Kanakahi first lived there at the time of Kaahumanu; no one has objected to him. Kauaikeoho and Kanakahi have lived as wife and friend under me."

[No. 979 not awarded]