Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 01048
Claimant: Kaluahinenui
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Auwaiolimu
Statistics: 2531 characters 365 words
No. 1048, Kaluahinenui, Auwaiolimu, November 29, 1847
N.R. 609v2

I, the undersigned, hereby tell you of my claim for house lot and land, as directed by the Land Commissioners. It is in the `Ili of Auwaiolimu in Honolulu.

My occupation of that land is from the reign of Kamehameha III, just after the death of Liholiho in London, When Boki and Liliha were at the Fort. From that time to this, I have lived on the land. Keaniani was the first konohiki, when I "ate the land" at Auwaiolimu, and he was succeeded by Kuakini, then by Kahele, then by Keaweluahi, who is the konohiki at present.

Thi ....

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.... se patches but there is no fence or house there.

2. And here are the boundaries of the houselot:
Nia's place, toward the mountain
The government's place, Waikiki
Naihe's place, toward the sea and
Plain land, Ewa.
There is one house and a low enclosure.

Kaluahinenui had lived on this land during the time of Liliha, probably in the year 1836; no one has objected."

Kanopa, sworn and said, "I have seen Kaluahinenui's property exactly as Hune has just related here; no one has objected."

[Award 1048; R.P. 1794; Auwaiolimu Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; 3.05 Acs]