Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 00988
Claimant: Collis, John
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Hawaii
District: Kohala, South
Ahupuaa: Waimea
Ili: Waluohia
Statistics: 2068 characters 354 words
Claim No. 988, John Collis, Waimea, 12 October 1847
F.R. 130v2

To the Honorable Commissioners, &c, Gentlemen:
Having seen your late notice I beg leave to hand for your consideration my claim for a small land now occupied & owned by me, named Waluohia, and given me by George Davis' wife, the magistrate of this place, and afterwards confirmed by Governor John Adams. The place given me by him is of much larger extent, which however I do not much care about. The portion I claim is wh ....

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.... ly enclosed, although it had been mine previously.

Mauka and Maunakea by W. Bakle
Makai by mine
Kohala by Leleihoku's cattle corral.

We /two/ had given it to him long before Kaahumanu II had become premier and no one has objected to this day. I believe that the grant by Kuakini is authentic and I know this because each and every person has received according to his desire for Kuakini is that sort of a person.

[Award 988; R.P. 7542; Waimea S. Kohala; 1 ap. 1.34 Ac.]