Mahele Documents

Claim Number: 01271B
Claimant: Hawaii
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Waikiki
Ili: Maulukikepa, Hopoe
Statistics: 2872 characters 468 words
No. 1271B, Hawaii, C.
N.R. 49v3

To the Land Commissioners, Greetings in God: I, the undersigned, hereby tell you of my claim for land in the `ili of Kupaupalau, adjoining Paakea. There are two lo`i, bounded on the north by Hau; on the northeast by Pakea; on the southeast by Opukaala; on the west by a fallow section. There is also a claim for a little kula in the `ili of Maulukikepa, a house lot.

F.T. 461-462v2
Cl. 1271B, Hawaii, September 6, 1848

Nakai, sworn, This land is in the ili of Maulukikepa in one piece, bounded:

Mauka by Kanana's house lot
Waimanalo by Hopoe's (land)
Makai by Kaile (land)
Ewa by Hau's land.

This is within Government fence and two houses are on the lot.

Claimant had this land from his mother, Maholua and she and his father, Maiai lived there in time of Kamehameha I. I never heard it dis ....

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.... was at the time of Kamehameha I and he (Hawaii) has lived in peace to this time; no one has objected.

2. One patch is in the ili land of Hopoe.
Kiokapu's land is mauka
Luhilani's land, Waimanalo and makai
Keahinanui's land, Ewa

Hawaii's land is from Luhilani, given in the year 1846,and he has lived peacefully to this time.

Kapawa, sworn, Nakai's testimony and mine are both similar. No one has objected (to him). Luhilani's claim has been postponed to Friday. See page 254.

N.T. 254v3
No. 1271B, Hawaii, September 8, 1848

Luhilani, sworn, It is true, I have given (land) to Hawaii outright. My interest is from Waiania received in the year 1846. See page 249 [no mention of Hawaii in vol. 3 on page 249; perhaps 247?]

[Award 1271B; R.P. 721; Hopoe Waikiki Kona; 1 ap.; .68 Acl; Malukikepa Waikiki Kona; 1 ap.;  .4 Ac.]