Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 01096
Claimant: Hiona
Other claimant:
Other name: Kauakahi
Island: Hawaii
District: Hilo
Ahupuaa: Ponahawai
Statistics: 1901 characters 320 words
No. 1096, Hiona, Island of Hawaii, Ponahawai, Hilo, 18 November 1847
N.R. 626v2

Know, O Land Commissioners officiating on the Island of Oahu, in the capital at Honolulu: I, Hiona, hereby tell of my house lot claim in Hilo, in the Ahupua`a called Ponahawai, stating that the dimensions are: on the makai side, 138 feet, on the Puna side, 240 feet, on the mauka side, 234 feet, on the Hilo side, 330 feet.
With thanks,
To: William L. Lee, J.H. Smith, Z. Kaauwai, John Ii, N. Namauu

F.T. 9v5
No. 1096, Hiona

Lahaina, sworn deposed, said he knows the lan ....

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.... 6, Hiona and Kauakahi, November 9

Lahaina, sworn, He has seen in Ponahawai ahupuaa in Hilo, Hawaii, a house lot and garden.

[It is bounded]:
Mauka by government road
Hamakua by Punahoa ahupuaa
Makai by pond
Puna by Kaulua's lot
2 houses enclosed, 1 for Hiona, 1 for Kuakahi.

Kuahini has an interest in this lot. They are partners in Punahoa; no one has objected to them.

Kaua, sworn, He has known this claim just as Lahaina had related here, he has known Kauakahi, has interest in this place.

[Award 1096; R.P. 1100; Ponahawai Hilo; 1 ap.; 1.02 Acs]