Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 01263
Claimant: Kauhane
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Waikiki
Ili: Kaaulawai, Maulikikepa
Statistics: 3534 characters 544 words
No. 1263, Kauhane
N.R. 44-45v3

To the Land Commissioners, Greetings in the name of God: I, the undersigned, hereby tell you of my land claim in the `ili of Kaalawai, adjoining the District of Waikiki Waena. There are three lo`i bounded on the north by the mo`o of Kahonu; on the northeast by the lo`i of Kekukahiko; on the southeast by the land of Napahi; on the west by Waiaala. One lo`i is bounded on the north by the stream; on the northeast by the mo`o of Peniaiu /illegible/; on the southeast by an irrigation ditch; on the west by Pulehu. Two of my lo`i are in the `ili of Maulikikepa next to Kamooiliili, Waikiki waena. They are bounded on the north by the `ili of Kuluwailehua; on the northeast by Maulikikepa; on the southeast by Napahi's place, on the west by kula land. Also, there is a small kula. I have a total of six lo`i.

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.... s mauka
Napahi's land, Waimanalo
my land, makai
Kamakahonu's land, Honolulu.

3. There is a patch and a pasture (here).
Uema's land is mauka
my land, Waikiki
Koolau's land, makai
Kaluahine's land, Honolulu.

4. This is pasture land only.
Kahaumaikai's land is mauka
Kealaloa's land, Waimanalo
Kaluahinenui's land, makai
the King's land, Honolulu.

Sections II, III and IV of Kauhane's land are from me, given in the year 1842. I am the konohiki under the King for this land. Section I was a land overgrown with weeds in the year 1842; Kaauwai is the konohiki."

Kauuwai, sworn and stated, "I have seen this property just as Kekukahiko has related here. I have not made any objections to him."

[No. 1263 not awarded]