Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 01101
Claimant: Kaha
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Kapalama
Ili: Nauala
Statistics: 2646 characters 435 words
No. 1101, Kaha, Land Claim of Kaha
N.R. 628v2

Here is my claim for land in Kapalama, in the `Ili of Nauala, adjoiing the land of John Meek on the west. I have three small patches and one house lot in the `Ili of Kainapuaa. I have occupied this land and the house lot since the time of Kukuwailehua.
This is what I have to tell you all.
I am, with aloha.
Kainapuaa, Kapalama
December 3, 1847

F.T. 351v2
Cl. 1101, Kaha, June 21 1848

Halulu, sworn, This place is in Kapalama, bounded:

Mauka by Kauilalaau's land
Waititi by Kaikaai's land
Makai by G. Wood's
Ewa by Kaumealani.

There are 4 kalo beds.

No. 2 is partly fenced and claimant has 1 house on it, bounded:
Mauka by the Alanui
Waititi by P. Kanoa's & Hooli ....

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.... taro land:

Kaululaau's land, toward the mountain and Ewa
George Holmes, toward the sea
Kaikaa's land, Waikiki.
There are four patches and a ditch.

2. The boundaries of the houselot are:
The government road, toward the mountain
Hooliliamanu's place and Kanoa's lot, Waikiki
Ahaikuou's land, toward the sea
Hale's lot, Ewa.

This place has been enclosed; however, Kanoa has protested, but Kaha has lived there to the present time. My land is from the king, probably was received in the year 1834. This land is not for Kaha outright, it is for him under me. No one has obiected to him."

Kaikaai, sworn and stated, "I have seen this property exactly as Halulu has just related here."

[Award 1101; R.P. 685; Kapalama Honolulu Kona; 2 ap.; 1.44 Acs]