Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00986
Claimant: Bright, Edmun
Other claimant:
Other name: Baraitha
Island: Hawaii
District: Kohala, South
Ahupuaa: Waimea
Ili: Waikoloa
Statistics: 2136 characters 367 words
Claim No. 986, Edmun Bright, Waimea, October 14th, 1847
F.R. 125v2

To the Honorable Commissioners, &c for Land Titles, Gentlemen:
Agreable to your public notice I send for your inspection a measurement of my claim, which is a purchase of about 5 or 6 years since. Measurement follows:

Upper side facing Pookapu plains say 160 ft.
Lower side facing water side and the residence of Wil ....

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.... aim which Pelo had received from Koomoa and I have seen him working there. He had started to work on my place, to which I objected, so he worked on this land. I have known exactly as W. Bakle has stated here. Kona had lived there and had left, so the place with all its rights was acquired by him (Bright) by a sale. I have not known it had been objected until this day.

[Award 986; Waimea S. Kohala; 1 ap. 2.86 Acs]