Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 01173
Claimant: Laau
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Honolulu
Ili: Koiuiui
Statistics: 1941 characters 315 words
No. 1173, Laau
N.R. 8v3

To the Land Commissioners, Greetings: I hereby tell you of my claim for land at Koiuiu in Honolulu. It is a mo`o of five lo`i: on the north is the mo`o of Palapaa, on the east is Hauhaukoi, on the south is the lo`i of Kaaiawaawa, on the west is the hog enclosure. There is also my claim for a little house lot on the north of my mo`o, also a small irrigation ditch along my mo`o.
November 30, 1847

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There are two big houses and one little house which belong to Laau and the place has been fenced. Five are in these boundaries which have been mentioned above. Laau received this place from Kulauka during Kamehameha II's reign; no one has objected to him to this day."

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

[Award 1173; R.P. 7197; Koiuiu Honolulu Kona; 1 ap.; .62 Acs]