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Claim Number: 00035FL
Claimant: Mahuka
Other claimant:
Other name:
Island: Oahu
District: Kona
Ahupuaa: Waikiki
Ili: Kanukuaula, Kalia, Kalokohonu, Kaikahi
Statistics: 7523 characters 1118 words
No. 35 F.L., Mahuka, Honolulu, January 1O, 1852
N.R. 732v3


Greetings to the Land Commissioners: I hereby state my claim at Kalia, `Ili in Waikiki, Kona, Oahu. There are thirty-nine Pu`one (these are fishponds) and the sea of this land /fishery/, and seven coconut tree groves. In the `ili of Kanukuaula, Waikiki, Kona, Oahu, are nine taro lo`i and two watercourses. In the `ili of Kalokohonu, Honolulu, Kona, Oahu, are one pond and two kula. The `ili of Kaikahi, Honolulu, Kona, Oahu, are five lo`i, two kiowai /fresh water pools/ and one kula.

Those are my claims in the Fort land; they are true claims and I am prepared to bring witnesses when you call.
I am, with thanks,
MAHUKA


N.T. 275-277v10
No. 35 FL, Mahuka 12 January 1852

Kumupala, sworn, he has seen this land at Kalokohonu and Kaikahi ilis of Honolulu, Oahu. One section at Kalokohonu, one planting court and two pasture lands. Two sections are at Kaikahi.

Section 1 - 3 patches, 2 water pools and a pasture.
Section 2 - 2 patches.

The section in Kalokohonu.
Mauka, "Kewalo" Kamakee's land
Waikiki, Lawaia's land, Keawepoole's land, Naone's land, stream
Makai, Kamahalo's land
Ewa, Namakeha's land, J. Booth Street.

Section 1 - At Kaihohi.
Mauka, Kapinai ili
Waikiki, "Kamoookui" ili
Makai, Kaakaukukui ili
Ewa, J. Booth Street.

Section 2- At Kaikahi.
Mauka, Kama's land
Waikiki, Makai, Kaakaukukui ili
Ewa, J. Booth Street.

Land from M. Keknanaoa in 1848, at the time of the small pox epidemic. Kaikahi was received in 1839 upon the death of Kinau. He has lived peacefully as konohiki for the fort to the present. Kalokohonu was not konohiki, the pasture was tilled by Mahuka. Five koele patches are at Kaikahi, there are five other koele pa ....

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.... government pasture. There is a fourth person there also whose name I cannot remember. Kanukuaula, ili of Waikiki, Oahu was from Kinau to me in 1835 for my status as konohiki for the fort. A lele koele patch and a pasture are of this land, there is no pond. Three lele's, the first is mauka, which is a taro land, the second is Makai, a taro land also and the third is the pasture land outside of Keokea. The government is not involved in this, we have not sold nor leased and there is one tenant, Kanaohilo, who is a woman.

Kaluahinenui died in 1848 during the small pox epidemic and because I was konohiki of the fort M. Kekuanaoa carried out Kaluahinenui's request for me to have Kalia, an ili of Waikiki. There are 23 koeles and a stream in Kalia, the pasture extends from Kaananiau to the pasture of Kapaakea and the ahupuaa is solid earth on all sides in Waikiki. The leles are Makaiho in Manoa; Kapilipili, Makai, of Wailele and Kualulua which is adjoining the stream and coconut grove of Kailimapapa. There are eight coconut groves on this land. Kahanaumaikai is the eight, the sand is for Kalia from the western boundary of Hamohamo with the Olowalu coconut grove to the breaking sea of Kahaone, then along the sandy beach to the river of Apuakohau and there is a separation until the western boundary of Keomuku beach Makai of Nalaweha's place, then running along the beach to the eastern boundary of Kukuluaeo beach. The (?soldiers) of Ulukou are from Kalia.

Names of 23 koeles in Kalia as mentioned above.

Keokea, Hohe, Kapaakea
Kahuilua, Kamalua, Kalemana
Kalahoopiiwale, Kaokapookii, Kaihikapu
Namooelua, Punaluu, Punalau
Waikiki, Puaapilau, Huaiki
Kapala, Punakai, Uahikoni
Makai, Kawaipakee, Punalau
Kukaehanana, Naniuakuaaka

[Award 35 F.L.; R.P. 4889; Kanukuaula Waikiki Kona; 2 ap.; 35.13 Acs]